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Blue & orange names circles with beech huskEbbw Valley Walk

Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly

26 km / 16 miles
The Walk goes through forests and woodlands, exploring the industrial history, farming techniques and local superstitions associated with the valley. The waymarked Raven Walk - a 12-mile circular, and included on OS mapping, based on the Cwmcarn Forest Drive Visitor Centre, crosses the Ebbw Valley Walk to the west of the centre. The Sirhowy Valley Walk can be linked at Full Moon Visitor Centre.


Waymark: Blue & orange names circles with beech husk
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Blue & orange names circles with beech husk
Attributes: Very Challenging
Industrial History
Start: ST212914 - Full Moon Visitor Centre, Cross Keys, Caerphilly View on StreetMap
Finish: SO175062 - Festival Park, Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent View on StreetMap


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 161, 171
OS Landranger Active 161, 171
OS Explorer 13, 152, 166
OS Explorer Active 13, 152, 166

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Route Profile:

25.8 km (16.0 miles)
1,285 m (4,216 ft) ascent
429 m (1,407 ft)  maximum height

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