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Torfaen Trail


56 km / 35 miles
This 35 mile figure of eight route, with 5,200ft of ascent, takes in the whole of Torfaen, from Cwnbran in the south through Pontypool to Bleanavon in the north. The scenic walk takes in ancient woodlands, forestry, country lanes and open mountain top.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Start and Finish: SO285007 - Main Leisure Centre, Pontypool, Torfaen View on StreetMap
Open Date: 2007

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Torfaen Trail  (Torfaen County Borough Council  - 2009 ) 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:
OS Landranger 161, 171
OS Landranger Active 161, 171
OS Explorer 13, 152
OS Explorer Active 13, 152

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Bunk House
4 km
34 km

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Route Profile:

59.9 km (37.2 miles)
1,587 m (5,207 ft) ascent
537 m (1,762 ft)  maximum height

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