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Sustrans Route 8: Llanelwedd - Cardiff

Sustrans Route 8: Llanelwedd - Cardiff

Cycle Route


Builth Wells Town Centre,


This is the final section of the route and runs south from Llanelwedd/Builth Wells towards the Brecon Beacons and the Valleys before arriving into Cardiff.

Much of the route south of Builth Wells follows quiet country lanes alongside the RIver Wye. Passing over the Brecon Beacons from Brecon town the route is largely traffic free before heading into Merthyr Tydfil.
South of Merthyr Tydfil the route is almost all traffic free along cycle routes, apart from a small section at Pontypridd and Abercynon.

Cycle Route: Sustrans Route 8



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Map reference: SO 042510  Lat: 52.14950 Long: -3.40081

This section of cycle route begins in Builth Wells and heads south along the River Wye before entering the Brecon Beacons at the town of Talgarth. The route passes through Brecon and heads across the Beacons to Merthyr Tydfil. Beyond Merthyr Tydfil the routes heads through The Valleys via Pontypridd before arriving into Cardiff.

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