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Torfaen Trail, Figure Of Eight Walk


This 35-mile, figure of eight route takes in the whole of the Torfaen district of the Valleys, from Cwmbran in the south to Blaenavon in the north, crossing over at Pontypool. Don’t worry - you don’t have to walk it all in one go! It has been broken down into nine linear sections varying in distance from 2 to 9 miles. Walkers of all ages and abilities will find something to suit them, from an enjoyable stroll to the full 35 mile challenge. The route runs through a variety of landscapes including ancient woodland, forestry, mountaintops, canal towpaths and stretches of old Roman Road. Distance: 2-35 miles (56 km) Level: All Levels Maps: Available from local Tourist Information Centres