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Yellow/black named discs with hills motifTaff Ely Ridgeway Walk / Ffordd y Bryniau

Caerphilly, Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff

34 km / 21 miles
The Walk is a mixture of footpaths, bridleways and lanes following the line of hills running from Mynydd Maendy in the west, to Caerphilly Common in the east. The route passes through forests taking in ancient hill forts. There are links with the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk at Caerphilly Common, the Taff Trail near to Taffs Well and the waymarked Ogwr Ridgeway Walk (13 miles and on OS mapping) at the start, which joins the Coed Morgannwg Way.

See also Capital Walk - Cardiff.


Waymark: Yellow/black named discs with hills motif
Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Yellow/black named discs with hills motif
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SS977861 - Mynydd Maendy, Rhondda Cynon Taff View on StreetMap
Finish: ST152855 - Caerphilly Common, Caerphilly View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Long Distance Walks in South Wales

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk/Ffordd y Bryniau  (Pentyrch Community Council )
External download Taff Ely Ridgeway Walk  (Pentyrch Community Council ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
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 170, 171
OS Landranger Active 170, 171
OS Explorer 151, 166
OS Explorer Active 151, 166

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Route Profile:

27.4 km (17.0 miles)
926 m (3,038 ft) ascent
296 m (971 ft)  maximum height

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