Area: Glamorgan

www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Bridgend/

Category:Bridgend
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Caerphilly/

Category:Caerphilly
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Cardiff/

Category:Cardiff
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Cardiff ANNEXE

 

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Merthyr-Tydfil/

Category:Merthyr Tydfil
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Neath-Port-Talbot/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Rhondda-Cynon-Taff/

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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Swansea/

Category:Swansea
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www.open-walks.co.uk/Directory/Vale-of-Glamorgan/

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www.afanforestpark.co.uk

Navigate the Website>>> Things to do >>> Walking
Starting fromAfan Forest Park
Overview

'Afan Forest Park has 14 way marked circular walks and has therefore become a major walking destination. Our walks are diverse, varying from a one mile leisurely stroll to a ten mile (bring a packed lunch) hike. The starting points for our walks are Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre, Rhsylyn Car Park and Glyncorrwg Ponds Visitor Centre ... We have two walking packs available to ensure that you don’t get lost out on the trails. "Walks in Afan Forest Park" and "Walks in the Corrwg Valley" include information, directions and maps on all 14 walks.'

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www.bridgend.gov.uk/visit-us/recreational-paths-in-bridgend-county-bor...

Category:Bridgend
Overview

'A series of leaflets have been developed showcasing different aspects of the diverse landscape the County Borough has to offer.'

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www.caerphilly.gov.uk/Things-To-Do/Activities/Walking-Trails

Category:Caerphilly
Navigate the Website>>> Visit the Countryside Website to view the Walking Trails
Overview

'Around 80% of the rights of way in the county borough are open and with about 5000 hectares of open access land available for walkers, exploring the countryside couldn’t be easier.'

See also

Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

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chawalkinggroup.btck.co.uk

Category:Cardiff
Overview

'The club was formed in 1926. The programme is sent out twice a year with a planned walk on virtually every Saturday throughout the year. Additionally we walk on some of the bank holidays and have a Tuesday walk once a month.'

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cardiffoutdoorgroup.wordpress.com

Category:Cardiff
Overview

'A local walking group organising weekend walks and weekends away throughout South Wales and beyond. We have a varied programme, offering something for everyone from the committed enthusiast to the absolute beginner.'

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www.cardifframblers.org.uk

Category:Ramblers Groups
Overview

'We organise walks in the south Wales area and beyond, including the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains, Gower, Wye Valley and elsewhere. Walks vary from 2 to 20 miles - mainly on Wednesdays and weekends, but also include Friday strolls, summer Thursday evenings and other times ... There is no charge for non-members to join our walks - we expect you to join if you take part regularly. Joining helps to further the aims of the Ramblers.'

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www.cwmcarnforest.co.uk

Category:Caerphilly
Starting fromCwmcarn Forest
Overview

'Cwmcarn Forest has some of the best walking in Wales. Choose from the 12 mile circular "Raven Walk" encompassing Cwmcarn Forest and the Sirhowy and Ebbw Valleys or take the "Coal, Celts and Contrasts" which takes in the impressive Twmbarlwm mountain or shorter walks in and around the Forest.'

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www.darevalleycountrypark.co.uk/index.php/walks-a-trails

Starting fromDare Valley Country Park
Overview

'Dare Valley Country Park is a great place for walking. You can stroll at will in the country park or try one of our three way marked walks.'

Area

dinaspowys.org/local-walks/

Starting fromDinas Powis
Overview

'Dinas Powys (the modern-day standardised spelling - it was previously also spelt 'Dinas Powis') is a large village and a community in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales which takes its name from the Dinas Powys hillfort that dates from the Iron Age ... Despite the addition of several housing developments over the past fifty years, the old village centre of Dinas Powys still has a mostly unspoiled and almost rural feel, retaining a large village common and a traditional village centre complete with a post office and a range of small independent shops, public houses, restaurants and community facilities ...'

Area

www.visitnpt.co.uk

Navigate the Website>>> Things To Do >>> Walking
Overview

'With beautiful waterfall walks, country parks, towpaths, a seafront promenade and rights of way through some of the most spectacular views of Neath Port Talbot, the Brecon Beacons and Swansea, there is a huge variety of scenery to enjoy.'

Area

www.swansea.gov.uk/aonb

Category:Swansea
Starting fromThe Gower Peninsula
Overview

'Gower was the first place in Britain to be named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With cliffs and woodlands ringed by sparkling beaches, this tongue of land is so adored by walkers, birdwatchers, sunbathers and surfers, it’s been scooping awards ever since.'

See also

This is Gower Audio Trail [Audio Trails]

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www.gowercommons.org.uk/the-gower-commons/

Category:Swansea
Starting fromGower Peninsula
Overview

'There are a total of 24 individual commons on Gower covering over 70 square kilometres and constituting 50% of the total land area of the Gower Peninsula ... Historically, most areas of common land in Wales have been open for public access with the consent of the landowner. In May 2005 the Countryside Rights of Way Act (CRoW) established common land, mountain, moor, heath and down as open access land where people can walk in some of the most spectacular landscapes in Wales. These areas are clearly marked on Ordnance Survey Explorer Maps.'

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Gower Commons

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gowerwalkingfestival.uk

Category:Swansea
Starting fromThe Gower
Overview

'The Gower Walking Festival began in 2005 and was run by the Mumbles Tourist Association to raise money for the independent volunteer-managed Mumbles and Gower Tourist Information Office. It started with 35 walks over eight days and grew to 71 walks over 16 days, with over 1500 participants. In 2015, due to unforeseen circumstances, the festival had to be cancelled. After a break of four years, a new small enthusiastic group formed to restart the much-loved walking festival ...' Held Late May.

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www.islwynramblers.org/index.htm

Category:Caerphilly
Starting fromRisca
Overview

'Rambling around the Ebbw and Sirhowy valleys ...'

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www.first-nature.com/waleswildlife/e-nnr-kenfig.php

Category:Bridgend
Starting fromKenfig
Overview

'This NNR is one of Wales' top sand-dune reserves, with all the special plants, birds and insects that depend on this type of coastal habitat for their survival. Situated on the edge of the reserve is Kenfig Pool, Glamorgan's largest lake. The rest of the Reserve consists of a large expanse of sand dunes which lead to the coast and Sker Point, with lovely views across Swansea Bay to the Gower. On the western side of the Reserve is the stark horizon of Port Talbot's industrial area and steelworks - a strange contrast that only serves to highlight the wild beauty of the Reserve itself.'

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First-Nature.com

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www.southwalesldwa.org/wp/

Category:Glamorgan
Overview

Where do we walk? 'Anywhere in South Wales and adjacent areas. We are indeed fortunate in covering an extremely varied area of countryside extending from the Wye Valley in the east, through to the Gower Peninsular in the west; this, of course, includes the Brecon Beacons National park and all the other mountains, valleys, coastal and farmland areas in between.'

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www.lliwwalkingclub.co.uk

Category:Swansea
Starting fromCommunity of Mawr
Overview

'Formed in March 2005 by the Mawr Development Trust when trust member, Terry Davies, was handed the task of encouraging local communities to take part in planned walks throughout south and west Wales. The club now has more than 250 members and some 40 members regularly turn up to each walk ... The Lliw Walking Club was formed in June 2016. It has replaced the Mawr Walking Club which was formed in 2005. The renaming was necessary due to unforseen circumstances. It is just the name that has changed.'

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www.maestegramblers.co.uk

Category:Bridgend
Starting fromMaesteg
Overview

'Maesteg Ramblers is aimed at people of all ages. Our primary aim is to promote walking and to visit places that are just around the corner, that you may never have known were there.'

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www.margamcountrypark.co.uk/default.aspx?page=1402

Size (acreage)800
Starting fromMargam Country Park
Overview

'The 800 acres of Margam Park provides a perfect backdrop for a walk in the countryside whether it be a stroll after Sunday lunch or a hike along the Coed Morgannwg Way to Afan Forest Park Country Park, our sister country park in the Afan Valley.'

Area

www.ramblers.org.uk/go-walking/group-finder/areas/glamorgan.aspx

Category:Glamorgan
Overview

Access to details of about a dozen Groups throughout the Area, plus to news of forthcoming walks and meetings as well as PDFs of the annual Newsletter Glamorgan Rambler.

Area

www.goc.org.uk/groups/south-wales/

Overview

'We meet on the last weekend of the month.'

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www.swanseaoutdoorgroup.org.uk

Category:Swansea
Overview

'We are open to anyone who enjoys walking, and/or cycling and generally enjoys being active outdoors. Non-members are welcome to come along to up to three walks or other events before paying any membership fees. If you've been on a few walks, we would like you to join us. You must be a member to participate in any of our overnight trips.'

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www.welshwildlife.org/nature-reserve/taf-fechan-merthyr-tydfil/

Category:Merthyr Tydfil
Navigate the Website>>> Download the Leaflet [PDF]
Size (acreage)103
Starting fromCefn-coed-y-cymmer
Overview

'Situated in the Taf Fechan valley, between the Old River Bridge at Cefn Coed y Cymmer and the river bridge at Pontsarn ... Access is gained in three places, at the southern end ... in the middle ... and at the northern end.'

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www.taffelyramblers.org.uk

Starting fromLlantrisant
Overview

'Now with more than 180 members, was formed in 1993. The Group promotes rambling, protects rights of way, campaigns for access to the open country and defends the beauty of the countryside. We have a national reputation for our friendly welcome and relaxed attitude on our walks and new walkers are always welcome. So come and enjoy the Countryside in the friendly company-of fellow walkers.'

Area

www.ramblers.org.uk/tawe-trekkers/

Overview

'Formed in 2005 the Tawe Trekkers are a hiking group for the younger (18+) and adventurous person in the South-West Wales area (Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port-Talbot and Bridgend). We love exploring the local coastline and countryside, and also go on the odd trip around the UK and Europe now and again. Not your typical mittens-and-thermos-clad, compass toting walkers, but a friendly bunch who like a laugh (and a few beers), and take everything in their stride ...'

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www.thevalleys.co.uk/explore/activities.aspx

Category:Glamorgan
Navigate the Website>>> Explore
Overview

'If you like to stretch you legs and get out for a walk – then The Valleys is the ideal place. We have walk routes for everybody – hill top challenges, canalside strolls, circular routes picking out historic sites, trails that pick up the stories of some of our "Heroes" and a brilliant Walking Festival each September where the enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides give all walkers an extra insight into area.'

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www.valeways.org.uk

Overview

Walking in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales: 'Valeways is a volunteer based project for the maintenance, protection, preservation and promotion of public rights of way in the Vale of Glamorgan.'

Area

www.visitmerthyr.co.uk/things-to-do/

Category:Merthyr Tydfil
Overview

'If you like walking, or you just want to see a bit more of the beauty of Merthyr, going for a stroll on one of Merthyr's trails is a good way to see all that Merthyr has to offer.'

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www.visitswanseabay.com/listings/walking/

Category:Swansea
Overview

'By foot or on two wheels are amongst the best ways to get to know Swansea Bay. Coast and country are at your fingertips (or toe-tips depending on which way you look at it) and here are some great ways to get exploring ...'

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www.visitthevale.com/en/Be-Inspired/Walking/Vale-Trails/Walking-in-the...

Overview

'Entitled Vale Trails, the series of five coastal and five inland walks have been developed by Creative Rural Communities, the rural regeneration arm of the Vale of Glamorgan Council, in conjunction with Vale of Glamorgan Ramblers and Valeways.'

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Vale of Glamorgan Council

Area

your.caerphilly.gov.uk/abervalleyheritage/visit-us/heritage-trail

Distance (miles)6
Starting fromAber Valley
Overview

'The Aber Valley, which was originally part of Glamorgan, but now in its post-mining era is part of the County Borough of Caerphilly, is made up of Abertridwr village and the more northerly village of Senghenydd both original mining communities with an extensive history of events that made the Valley what it is today. The valley has subsequently been in decline since the closure of the pits, the major employer in the area for over a century. This has continued, exacerbated by the economic decline within the valley itself ...'

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Aber Valley Heritage Group

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www.visitnpt.co.uk/default.aspx?page=10297

Overview

Descriptions of sixteen places associated with the naturalist and evolutionist - many accompanied by a downloadable Audio Clip.

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Discover Neath Port Talbot

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www.bridgendbites.com/downloads.aspx

Category:Bridgend
Navigate the Website>>> Walks Leaflets >>> Bridgend Circular Walks [PDFs]
Overview

Three downloadable PDF leaflets.

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Bridgend County Borough Council

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your.caerphilly.gov.uk/countryside/activities/walking/trails

Category:Caerphilly
Overview

'Enjoy three fantastic Ridgeway Walks across the length and breadth of Caerphilly County Borough.'

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Visit Caerphilly

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www.cambrianway.org.uk

Category:Cardiff
Distance (miles)275
Starting fromCastell Coch
Overview

'Wales's most scenically beautiful and challenging long distance trail.'

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Tony Drake

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www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/cardiff...

Category:Cardiff
Distance (miles)6
Starting fromCardiff Bay
Overview

'The circular trail for cyclists and walkers is 10km or 6.2miles long and runs around the Bay and across to the seaside town of Penarth via Pont y Werin, a 140 metre bridge providing a link for pedestrians and cyclists between Penarth and the International Sports Village.'

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www.cardiff.gov.uk/ENG/resident/Parking-roads-and-travel/Public-rights...

Category:Cardiff
Overview

'Public rights of way are footpaths, bridleways and byways open to all traffic and any roads used as public paths. In total there are well over 100 miles of public rights of way across Cardiff. View public rights of way on a Map ... A variety of leaflets are available on Outdoor Cardiff along with information about a wide range of activities and amenities.'

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Cardiff Council

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www.cardiffwalkingtours.com

Category:Cardiff
Overview

'Our Cardiff walking tours are available most days and must be booked in advance. Booking is easy - just check availability on the BOOK NOW page and follow the booking instructions.'

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Cardiff on Foot

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www.cardifframblers.org.uk/cardiffwalks/intro.php

Category:Cardiff
Overview

'Ten of our favourite walks in the Cardiff area are available as leaflets. These include a variety of walks ranging from the lively urban Cardiff Bay to the wilder and more peaceful ridges to the north of the city.'

Also access details of 'Cardiff Group's first book of walks, written for the Ramblers' Association 60th anniversary in 1995, unfortunately now out of print'; and of 'Cardiff Group's second book of walks, all in the Cardiff area'.)

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Cardiff Ramblers

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www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/coed-morgannwg-w...

Category:Merthyr Tydfil
Distance (miles)36
Starting fromGethin Woodland Park
Overview

'The Coed Morgannwg Way is a dramatic walk of 36 miles (58km) almost all which traverses hills Forestry Commission Forest and Afan Forest Park park ... The whole route can be walked in about 16 hours, starting from either Gethin Woodland Park in the north (where it is linked with the Taff Trail) or Margam Country Park in the south ... '

See also

The Coed Morgannwg Way [Margam Country Park] | Walking in the South Wales Valleys by Mike Dunn (Cicerone, 2012)

Area

www.dulaisvalley.org

Distance (miles)12
Starting fromThe Dulais Valley
Overview

'The Dulais Valley is an ex-coal mining community situated at the northern boundary of Neath Port Talbot and is on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park ... The trails on this site will help you to learn more about the valley and its history. Explore the links ... to see school trails, village trails, a time line and other useful information.'

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Dulais Valley Partnership

Area

www.bridgendbites.com/downloads.aspx

Navigate the Website>>> Walks Leaflets >>> Glamorgan Ridgeway Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)33
Starting fromMargam Country Park
Overview

'Scenic long distance path in South Wales. It follows public footpaths, bridleways, forest tracks, common land and quiet lanes along the ridgeline from Margam Country Park, near Port Talbot, through spectacular upland and valley scenery to Caerphilly Castle.'

Walking in the South Wales Valleys by Mike Dunn (Cicerone, 2012) offers '32 day routes and 2 weekend backpacking routes (the Coed Morgannwg Way and Glamorgan Ridgeway) across the valleys, ridges and coast of South Wales'.

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Bridgend County Borough Council

Area

www.gnollestatecountrypark.co.uk

Size (acreage)240
Starting fromGnoll Estate Country Park
Overview

'Provides a haven for wildlife within a stone's throw of the centre of Neath. Why not enjoy one or all three  of the Gnoll Wildlife Walks that help you explore the Park and discover its wildlife.'

Area

www.thegowersociety.org.uk/the-gower-way

Category:Swansea
Distance (miles)35
Starting fromWorms Head, Rhossili
Overview

'It was always designed to take the walker away from the more popular coastal areas and to introduce the quieter but no less interesting aspects of inland Gower. At 56 km length, the route extends from Worms Head Rhossili across the lordship of Gower to Penlle'r Castell high on Mynydd y Gwair.'

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The Gower Society

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www.visitthevale.com/en/Be-Inspired/Walking/Vale-Trails/Haunted-Field-...

Distance (miles)11
Starting fromSt Nicholas
Overview

'Surely no other walk in the UK offers neolithic burial chambers, Edwardian gardens and supernatural legends all within an easy 7.5 mile country trail?: St Nicholas, Dyffryn Gardens and St Lythans: 7.5miles / plus 3.5mile optional walk. The burial chambers of Tinkinswood and St. Lythans, both older than Stonehenge, provide early highlights of this appealing walk ...'

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Visit the Vale

Area

www.valeways.org.uk

Category:Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking With Valeways >>> Millennium Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)65
Starting fromSt Fagans National History Museum
Overview

'A leisurely walk through 6,000 years of beauty, culture and history in the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan.'

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Valeways

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www.outdoorcardiff.com

Category:Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking | Nature & Countryside
Overview

'Cardiff's parks and green spaces make this one of the greenest cities in the UK ... With the Taff Trail passing through a number of parks and green spaces, it provides opportunities for circular walks. These include Bute Park, Hamadryad Park, Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve, Hailey Park, and Forest Farm Country Park ... '

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Cardiff Council

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www.penllergare.org/woodland-walks/

Category:Swansea
Starting fromPenllergaer
Overview

'On the northern fringe of Swansea, and within sight of the M4 motorway, lies Penllergare Valley Woods. It is a secret and magical place. A place where you can enjoy the sound of birds, delight in the profusion of wild flowers, discover evidence of exotic plantings and uncover for yourself the hidden features of a grand design ...'

Description from

Penllergare Trust

See also

Penllergare Valley Woods [City and County of Swansea]

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Area

www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Tourism/Thingstodo/WalkingandCyclingTrails/Walkin...

Overview

'Notable sites have been linked by a series of heritage walks in Pontypridd, Aberdare and Llantrisant and by Driving Trails around the Borough, all of which can be downloaded from this site.' ALERT Original Link used here replaced by one from Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.

Area

www.rctcbc.gov.uk/EN/Tourism/Thingstodo/WalkingandCyclingTrails/Walkin...

Overview

'The nice thing about the Valleys is there is so much of them. So you can cycle on the Taff Trail. You can walk on the Ridgeways. Relax by the rivers. Or paraglide off the cliffs. However you like to escape the stress of modern life you can probably do it here. And we are only 10 minutes away from a motorway!'

Area

www.southwalesldwa.org/wp/?page_id=16

Distance (miles)27
Starting fromTrehafod
Overview

'Explores the famous Rhondda Valleys of South Wales. This scenically beautiful route starts in Trehafod, and follows a clockwise circuit visiting Mynydd y Glyn, Mynydd Dinas, Mynydd William Meyrick, The Bwlch and Ferndale before returning to Trehafod via the iconic Tylorstown Tip. The route provides extensive views of the South Wales valleys and the Brecon Beacons to the north. The route has approximately 5000 feet of ascent.' Held Mid May.

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South Wales LDWA

Area

your.caerphilly.gov.uk/countryside/activities/walking/trails

Category:Caerphilly
Distance (miles)27
Starting fromParc Penallta, Hengoed
Overview

'A walk around the Caerphilly Basin across the Rhymney Valley. The walk follows countryside paths, rural lanes, through Beech woodland and across panoramic mountain tops.' Waymarked.

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Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

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Area

your.caerphilly.gov.uk/countryside/activities/walking/trails

Category:Caerphilly
Distance (miles)32
Starting fromBute Town
Overview

'Linear walk which winds along the floor of the Rhymney Valley, following the river from its headwaters to the southern plains. There are many bus and train stops along the route – so it need not be walked in a single outing. The walk forms part of the Valleys Regional Park, a network of visitor facilities and accessible countryside activity routes across the Valleys.'

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Caerphilly County Borough Council Countryside & Landscape Services

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Area

www.visitnpt.co.uk/3442

Distance (miles)5
Starting fromPontrhydyfen and Taibach, Neath
Overview

'The two walking trails, entitled The Birthplace Trail and Childhood Trail will take you in Richard’s footsteps around Pontrhydyfen and Taibach. Both trails include a children’s play area and a scenic picnic spot.'

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Discover Neath Port Talbot

Area

www.swansearamblers.org.uk/Self_Guided_Walks_Pages/Self_Guided_Walks_I...

Category:Swansea
Overview

Over 20 walks in the 'County of Swansea'  plus several walks in surrounding 'Counties'.

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Swansea Ramblers

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Area

swanseabaywithoutacar.co.uk

Category:Swansea
Overview

'There’s no better way of discovering the very special countryside of Swansea Bay than by making use of the area's excellent bus network to access some superb walking routes.'

Access here to PDFs of ten Coast Walks. There is also a series of eight Country Walks.

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BayTrans

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Area

www.swanseacanalsociety.com/the-swansea-canal-its-trail/

Category:Swansea
Distance (miles)17
Starting fromClydach
Overview

'Constructed 1794-1798 by the Swansea Canal Navigation Company, the canal rose 375 feet through 36 locks from sea level at Swansea up the valley to Abercraf. Built to carry coal down to industries in the Lower Swansea Valley and for export, this new link to the sea enabled development all along the valley of industries and the towns we know today.'

Description from

Swansea Canal Society

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Area

www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/route/taff-trail-cardiff-to-brecon

Category:Cardiff
Distance (miles)55
Starting fromThe Waterfront
Overview

'Multi-purpose route between the Cardiff waterfront at Cardiff Bay in the South and the Market Town of Brecon in the North ... Passes close to Pontypridd and Merthyr Tydfil and through a wide variety of urban and suburban landscapes of those towns and the open moorland of the Brecon Beacons. '

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Area

www.valeways.org.uk

Category:Cardiff
Navigate the Website>>> Walking With Valeways >>> Walk Search (self guided) >>> Three Saints Walk [PDF]
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromSt Fagans
Overview

'This is a fascinating walk within a short distance of Cardiff. It crosses the little known north east corner of the Vale and offers the walker historic villages, ruined castles and a battle site all combined with surprisingly attractive views. While a delightful area it is prone to flooding so can be wet underfoot.'  [St Fagans ... St Brides ... St Georges]

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Valeways

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Area

www.sustrans.org.uk/find-a-route-on-the-national-cycle-network/trevith...

Category:Merthyr Tydfil
Distance (miles)9
Starting fromPen-y-Darren
Overview

'The 15.2 kilometre Trevithick Trail commemorates the first journey by a steam locomotive to pull a load on rails in 1804, the precursor of the Railway Age which changed the world in the 19th century ... Two years after the completion of its construction in 1802, the Cornishman Richard Trevithick ran a steam locomotive along its length, an event that was to establish a landmark in the history of railway development and forever link the tramroad with the name of the locomotive's constructor.'

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  4. Alnwick
  5. Amber Valley
  6. Angus
  7. Antrim Newtownabbey
  8. Argyllshire
  9. Armagh Banbridge Craigavon
  10. Arun
  11. Ashfield
  12. Ashford
  13. Aylesbury Vale
  14. Babergh
  15. Banffshire
  16. Barking Dagenham
  17. Barnet
  18. Barnsley
  19. Barrow-in-Furness
  20. Basildon
  21. Basingstoke Deane
  22. Bassetlaw
  23. Bath North East Somerset
  24. Bedford (Borough)
  25. Belfast
  26. Berwick-Upon-Tweed
  27. Berwickshire
  28. Bexley
  29. Birmingham
  30. Bishop Auckland
  31. Blaby
  32. Blackburn with Darwen
  33. Blackpool
  34. Blaenau Gwent
  35. Blyth Valley Wansbeck
  36. Bolsover
  37. Bolton
  38. Boston
  39. Bournemouth
  40. Bracknell Forest
  41. Bradford
  42. Braintree
  43. Breckland
  44. Brecknockshire
  45. Brent (Borough)
  46. Brentwood
  47. Bridgend
  48. Brighton Hove
  49. Bristol
  50. Broadland
  51. Bromley
  52. Bromsgrove
  53. Broxbourne
  54. Broxtowe
  55. Burnley
  56. Bury (Lancashire)
  57. Buteshire
  58. Caernarfonshire
  59. Caerphilly
  60. Caithness
  61. Calderdale
  62. Cambridge (City)
  63. Camden
  64. Cannock Chase
  65. Canterbury
  66. Cardiff
  67. Carlisle
  68. Carmarthenshire
  69. Castle Morpeth
  70. Castle Point
  71. Causeway Coast Glens
  72. Central Bedfordshire
  73. Ceredigion
  74. Charnwood
  75. Chelmsford
  76. Cheltenham
  77. Cherwell
  78. Cheshire East
  79. Cheshire West and Chester
  80. Chester-le-Street
  81. Chesterfield
  82. Chichester
  83. Chiltern
  84. Chorley
  85. Christchurch
  86. City of Aberdeen
  87. City of Dundee
  88. City of Edinburgh
  89. City of Glasgow
  90. City of London
  91. Clackmannanshire
  92. Colchester
  93. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  94. Conwy
  95. Copeland
  96. Corby
  97. Cotswold
  98. Coventry
  99. Craven
  100. Crawley
  101. Croydon
  102. Dacorum
  103. Darlington
  104. Dartford
  105. Daventry
  106. Denbighshire
  107. Derby (City)
  108. Derbyshire Dales
  109. Derry City Strabane
  110. Doncaster
  111. Dover
  112. Dudley
  113. Dumfriesshire
  114. Durham [City]
  115. Ealing
  116. East Ayrshire
  117. East Cambridgeshire
  118. East Cornwall
  119. East Devon
  120. East Dorset
  121. East Dunbartonshire
  122. East Hampshire
  123. East Hertfordshire
  124. East Lindsey
  125. East Lothian
  126. East Northamptonshire
  127. East Renfrewshire
  128. East Riding of Yorkshire
  129. East Staffordshire
  130. Eastbourne
  131. Eastleigh
  132. Eden
  133. Elmbridge
  134. Enfield
  135. Epping Forest
  136. Epsom Ewell
  137. Erewash
  138. Exeter
  139. Falkirk
  140. Fareham
  141. Fenland
  142. Fermanagh Omagh
  143. Fife
  144. Flintshire
  145. Forest Heath
  146. Forest of Dean
  147. Fylde
  148. Gateshead
  149. Gedling
  150. Gloucester (City)
  151. Gosport
  152. Gravesham
  153. Great Yarmouth
  154. Greenwich
  155. Guildford
  156. Hackney
  157. Halton
  158. Hambleton
  159. Hammersmith Fulham
  160. Harborough
  161. Haringey
  162. Harlow
  163. Harrogate
  164. Harrow
  165. Hart (Hampshire)
  166. Hartlepool
  167. Hastings
  168. Havant
  169. Havering
  170. Hereford (City)
  171. Hertsmere
  172. High Peak
  173. Hillingdon
  174. Hinckley Bosworth
  175. Horsham
  176. Hounslow
  177. Huntingdonshire
  178. Hyndburn
  179. Inverclyde
  180. Inverness-shire
  181. Ipswich
  182. Isle of Anglesey
  183. Isle of Man
  184. Isle of Wight
  185. Isles of Scilly
  186. Islington
  187. Kennet
  188. Kensington Chelsea
  189. Kettering
  190. Kincardineshire
  191. King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  192. Kingston upon Hull
  193. Kingston upon Thames
  194. Kinross-shire
  195. Kirkcudbrightshire
  196. Kirklees
  197. Knowsley
  198. Lambeth
  199. Lancaster
  200. Leeds
  201. Leicester (City)
  202. Lewes
  203. Lewisham
  204. Lichfield
  205. Lincoln (City)
  206. Lisburn Castlereagh
  207. Liverpool
  208. Luton
  209. Maidstone
  210. Maldon
  211. Malvern Hills
  212. Manchester
  213. Mansfield
  214. Medway
  215. Melton
  216. Mendip
  217. Merioneth
  218. Merthyr Tydfil
  219. Merton
  220. Mid Devon
  221. Mid East Antrim
  222. Mid Suffolk
  223. Mid Sussex
  224. Mid Ulster
  225. Middlesbrough
  226. Midlothian
  227. Milton Keynes
  228. Mole Valley
  229. Monmouthshire
  230. Montgomeryshire
  231. Moray
  232. Nairnshire
  233. Neath Port Talbot
  234. New Forest
  235. Newark Sherwood
  236. Newcastle upon Tyne
  237. Newcastle-under-Lyme
  238. Newham
  239. Newport
  240. Newry Mourne Down
  241. North Ayrshire
  242. North Devon
  243. North Dorset
  244. North Down Ards
  245. North East Derbyshire
  246. North East Lincolnshire
  247. North Herefordshire
  248. North Hertfordshire
  249. North Kesteven
  250. North Lanarkshire
  251. North Lincolnshire
  252. North Norfolk
  253. North Shropshire
  254. North Somerset
  255. North Tyneside
  256. North Warwickshire
  257. North West Leicestershire
  258. North Wiltshire
  259. Northampton (Borough)
  260. Norwich
  261. Nottingham
  262. Nuneaton Bedworth
  263. Oadby Wigston
  264. Oldham
  265. Orkney Islands
  266. Oxford (City)
  267. Peeblesshire
  268. Pembrokeshire
  269. Pendle
  270. Perthshire
  271. Peterborough
  272. Plymouth
  273. Poole
  274. Portsmouth
  275. Preston
  276. Purbeck
  277. Radnorshire
  278. Reading
  279. Redbridge
  280. Redcar Cleveland
  281. Redditch
  282. Reigate Banstead
  283. Rhondda Cynon Taf
  284. Ribble Valley
  285. Richmond upon Thames
  286. Richmondshire
  287. Rochdale
  288. Rochford
  289. Ross-shire Cromartyshire
  290. Rossendale
  291. Rother (Sussex)
  292. Rotherham
  293. Roxburghshire
  294. Rugby
  295. Runnymede
  296. Rushcliffe
  297. Rushmoor
  298. Rutland
  299. Ryedale
  300. Salford
  301. Salisbury
  302. Sandwell
  303. Scarborough
  304. Sedgemoor
  305. Sefton
  306. Selby
  307. Selkirkshire
  308. Sevenoaks
  309. Sheffield
  310. Shepway
  311. Shetland Islands
  312. Shrewsbury
  313. Slough
  314. Solihull
  315. South Ayrshire
  316. South Bucks
  317. South Cambridgeshire
  318. South Derbyshire
  319. South Gloucestershire
  320. South Hams
  321. South Herefordshire
  322. South Holland
  323. South Kesteven
  324. South Lakeland
  325. South Lanarkshire
  326. South Norfolk
  327. South Northamptonshire
  328. South Oxfordshire
  329. South Ribble
  330. South Shropshire
  331. South Somerset
  332. South Staffordshire
  333. South Tyneside
  334. Southampton
  335. Southend-on-Sea
  336. Southwark
  337. Spelthorne
  338. St Albans
  339. St Edmundsbury
  340. St Helens
  341. Stafford (Borough)
  342. Staffordshire Moorlands
  343. Stevenage
  344. Stirling
  345. Stockport
  346. Stockton-on-Tees
  347. Stoke-on-Trent
  348. Stratford-on-Avon
  349. Stroud
  350. Suffolk Coastal
  351. Sunderland
  352. Surrey Heath
  353. Sutherland
  354. Sutton
  355. Swale
  356. Swansea
  357. Swindon
  358. Tameside
  359. Tamworth
  360. Tandridge
  361. Taunton Deane
  362. Teignbridge
  363. Telford Wrekin
  364. Tendring
  365. Test Valley
  366. Tewkesbury
  367. Thanet
  368. The Scottish Borders
  369. The Vale of Glamorgan
  370. Three Rivers
  371. Thurrock
  372. Tonbridge Malling
  373. Torbay
  374. Torfaen
  375. Torridge
  376. Tower Hamlets
  377. Trafford
  378. Tunbridge Wells
  379. Tynedale
  380. Uttlesford
  381. Vale of White Horse
  382. Wakefield
  383. Walsall
  384. Waltham Forest
  385. Wandsworth
  386. Warrington
  387. Warwick (District)
  388. Watford
  389. Waveney
  390. Waverley
  391. Wealden
  392. Wellingborough
  393. Welwyn Hatfield
  394. West Berkshire
  395. West Cornwall
  396. West Devon
  397. West Dorset
  398. West Dunbartonshire
  399. West Lancashire
  400. West Lindsey
  401. West Lothian
  402. West Oxfordshire
  403. West Somerset
  404. West Wiltshire
  405. Westminster
  406. Weymouth Portland
  407. Wigan
  408. Wigtownshire
  409. Winchester
  410. Windsor Maidenhead
  411. Wirral
  412. Woking (Surrey)
  413. Wokingham
  414. Wolverhampton
  415. Worcester
  416. Wrexham
  417. Wychavon
  418. Wycombe
  419. Wyre (Lancashire)
  420. Wyre Forest
  421. York (City)

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