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 Swansea:
National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a great way to find traffic-free routes and quiet lanes. These routes pass through Swansea:
To Newport / Casnewydd, Bargoed, Ystrad Mynach, Abercynon, Pontypridd, Port Talbot, Swansea / Abertawe, Gorseinon, Llanelli, Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin) and Fishguard.
To Port Talbot, Merthyr Tydfil, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale / Glyn Ebwy, Abergavenny / y Fenni and Hereford.
To ["Swansea / Abertawe"].
To Chepstow, Newport / Casnewydd, Machen, Caerphilly, Pontypridd, Bridgend, Port Talbot, Swansea / Abertawe, Gorseinon, Llanelli, Burry Port, Kidwelly / Cydweli, Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin), Tenby, Pembroke, Haverfordwest, St David'S, Fishguard and Goodwick.
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…