Where does the Taff Trail start in Cardiff?

Where does the Taff Trail start in Cardiff?

Cardiff Bay
In Cardiff, the Taff Trail starts in Cardiff Bay and follows the river through Grangetown, Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna Fields, Hailey Park, Forest Farm to Tongwynlais near Castell Coch. The Trail continues North ending in Brecon. Just a short ride away and you’re transported from cosmopolitan Cardiff to rural heaven.

How long is the Cardiff Bay trail?

6.2 miles
The circular trail for cyclists and walkers is 10km (6.2 miles) long. It runs around the Bay and across to the seaside town of Penarth via Pont Y Werin, a 140m bridge providing a link for pedestrians and cyclists between Penarth and the International Sports Village.

Is the Taff Trail well signposted?

The Taff Trail route The trail is well signposted for most of distance, but occasionally mischievous locals get their kicks by tampering with them, with hopes to send trail users in the wrong direction.

Where does the Taff Trail Run?

Part of National Cycle Network Route 8, this lovely route runs from Cardiff, through the heart of Rhondda Cynon Taf and ends in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.

Is the Taff Trail easy to follow?

I would say the taff trail (Cardiff to Brecon which is the uphill way) is easily achievable in a day for someone of average fitness. Keen cyclists can do it in under 4 hours. So why not make a day of it, take it steady, enjoy the varied scenery and stop for a nice lunch on the way.

Is the Taff Trail suitable for road bikes?

In our humble opinion you can indeed follow the Taff Trail to Merthyr on a road bike, however you will reach a point where some improvisation is necessary. Most of the trail from Cardiff to Merthyr is reasonably smooth and absolutely fine for a road or cross bike with 28mm tires or bigger.

Can you walk the Cardiff Bay trail?

The trail offers a lovely circular ride or walk that links up all the fabulous attractions and activities within Cardiff Bay. Along the trail there is plenty to see and do.

How long is Cardiff Bay Barrage walk?

Stretching more than 1 km across the mouth of Cardiff Bay, the barrage commands fantastic views over the Bristol Channel and back across the city.

Can you ride the Taff Trail on a road bike?

How many miles is the Taff Trail?

55 miles
The Taff Trail runs for 55 miles between Cardiff and Brecon along a mixture of riverside paths, railway paths and forest roads.

Is Cardiff walkable?

Large parts of the city centre are pedestrianised, so it’s easy to get around on foot. This is also true for the scenic waterfront area of Cardiff Bay, which is within easy walking distance from Cardiff City Centre.

Can you walk across Cardiff Bay Barrage?

“This easily accessible walk takes you right out onto the Barrage. You’ll see various boats leaving or entering the Bay via the lock gates. The fabulous views from the Barrage stretch out towards the islands of Flatholm and Steepholm”.