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Taith Torfaen Anytime Challenge

Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Torfaen

82 km / 51 miles
The Taith Torfaen consists of two 25 miles loops, both from Pontypool, forming a figure-of-eight which can be completed as one or two walks. The northern loop goes through the Brecon Beacons National Park to reach the Blorenge Mountain with extensive views over Abergavenny and returns via Coity Mountain. The southern loop goes via Twmbarlwm and Mynydd Machen with panoramic views across the Bristol Channel. It returns via the Islwyn and Torfaen Hills.


Path Type: Anytime Challenges
Attributes: Anytime Challenges
Very Challenging
Start and Finish: SO285007 - Pontypool Leisure Centre, Torfaen View on StreetMap
Web Sites: South Wales LDWA - Taith Torfaen Anytime Challenge


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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:
OS Landranger 161, 171
OS Landranger Active 161, 171
OS Explorer 13, 152, 166
OS Explorer Active 13, 152, 166

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Bunk House
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15 km
Walkers are Welcome
2 km
16 km

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Route Profile:

83.1 km (51.6 miles)
3,468 m (11,378 ft) ascent
549 m (1,801 ft)  maximum height

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