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Rhymney to Merthyr 6mi Tue 20 Sep
Day 4 part 1 Merthry Tydfil to Pant railway station 5mi Fri 11 Feb
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.

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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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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…

Plan multi-day adventures easily

22 Mar 2021 · 7

Dreaming of getting away on a bike trip this summer? cycle.travel’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…