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The Taff Trail


The Brecon Beacons National Park provides a fine start (or finish) to your journey, starting gently longside the canal followed by country lanes and onot the disused Merthyr Railway, climbing steadily up to Tonpantau pass. The market town of Brecon offers many attractions including a catehrdral, musuem, canal basin, and a theatre.

As one of the towns forming the Heads of the Valleys, Merthry Tydfil is rich in culturte and landscape. Once the iron capital of the world, life is breathed into Merthyr Tydfil's history at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Jospeh Parry's Cottage & the Brecon Mountain Railway.

The trail in Rhondda Cynon Taf follows former railway lines with gentle gradients through attractive countryside. Pontypridd is a hub of other cycling routes, including the Celtic Trail. Visit the museum and distinctive old bridge, Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, or take a short detour to Rhondda Heritage Park.

In Cardiff the Taff corridor extends 8 miles, from Tongwynlais through parks and green spaces, via the city centre to Cardiff Bay's waterfront. Many of Cardiff's premier attractions, including Cardiff Castle, Castell Coch, techniquest, the Millennium Stadium and Millennium Centre are located in the Taff Corridor.

Public Transport Directions

Please contact Sustans for details 0845 113 0065

Road Directions

Please contact Sustans for details 0845 113 0065