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Rhymney to Merthyr 6mi 20 Sep 2022
NCN 477 5mi 6 Jun 2020
Pontsticill railway 2mi 16 Aug 2015

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Wales fills the gaps with £5m bike route spend

13 May 2014

The Welsh Government has announced over £5m of spending on new cycle paths – including several crucial gaps in popular routes. The paths include the North Wales coast route, where…

Days Out

Weekend rides

Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Merthyr Tydfil:

Caerphilly Castle · 40mi round-trip
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Blaenavon Ironworks · 16mi one-way
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Tretower Castle and Court · 41mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Merthyr Tydfil

The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Merthyr Tydfil:

To Cardiff / Caerdydd, Pontypridd, Abercynon, Brecon, Talgarth, Builth Wells, Machynlleth, Dolgellau, Barmouth, Porthmadog, Criccieth/Cricieth, Caernarfon, Bangor, Menai Bridge and Holyhead.

Knowledge

Share your tips for cycling in Merthyr Tydfil

What are the roads like? Which are the most cycle-friendly cafés? Where’s your favourite place for a Saturday afternoon spin? Share your knowledge with other local cyclists.

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A note on our PDF maps

30 Oct 2022

When you’re planning a route, cycle.travel has always offered the option to export a print-ready PDF in one of several scales. PDF maps are great as a fallback for electronic…

cycle.travel now has Ordnance Survey maps

2 Apr 2021 · 2

Ordnance Survey maps are justly famed for their clear, detailed coverage of the British countryside. Generations of cyclists have planned their adventures with an OS map or two stuffed in…