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…
Find somewhere to cycle this weekend. Here’s our route-planner’s top picks around Merthyr Tydfil:
National Cycle Network
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.
To Port Talbot, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale / Glyn Ebwy, Abergavenny / y Fenni and Hereford.
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.
Friday 2 April · 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…