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Journey Planner

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Local routesPost

Cwmbran_to_Garn 7mi Thu 2 Jun
Merchant Hill to Garndiffaith 3mi Thu 2 Jun
Pontnewynydd Car Park to cycle path, via Merchant Hill 300m Thu 2 Jun
Pontypool 5mi 5 Aug 2019
Pontypool 5mi 5 Aug 2019
Mamhilad track 0mi 5 Sep 2015
Iron Mountain Part 4 600m 20 Apr 2015
Blaenavon Ironworks 7mi 3 Mar 2014

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Days Out

Weekend rides

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

Tredegar House · 14mi one-way
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Tretower Castle and Court · 41mi round-trip
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National Cycle Network

Cycle routes in Pontypool

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

To Newport / Casnewydd and Cwmbran.

To Cwmbran, Blaenavon and Ebbw Vale / Glyn Ebwy.


Share your tips for cycling in Pontypool

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.

Add a posting 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?’s new multi-day planning feature is here for you! For any journey of 50km or more, you can simply add…

Thanks to Swaledale Outdoor Club!

25 Jan 2021 is enormously grateful to Swaledale Outdoor Club for a generous donation that will help to fund new features on the site this winter. We’re currently working on one of…