image for Walking Route item typePontrhydfendigaid Linear Trail Section 4 at Devil's Bridge / Pontarfynach

Devil's Bridge

Devil's Bridge

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Walking Route, free entry



Distance & time: 18km (11 miles); 5½ hours
Terrain: Rough tracks, forestry, steep hill paths and riverside walks through mixed woodland
Suitable for: Fit walkers used to hill walking and able to navigate in poor weather
Grade: Strenuous
Start: Devil’s Bridge opposite the station car park (SN 738 767)
Finish: Pontrhydygroes (SN 739 725)
Refreshments: Devil’s Bridge and Pontrhydygroes Public Toilets: Devil’s Bridge and Pontrhydygroes
Public transport: Tourist Information Centre; 01970 612125 or Traveline Cymru on 0870 608 2608.
Maps: OS Explorer 213, Aberystwyth & Cwm Rheidol.

Walk Route: Pontrhydfendigaid Linear Trail Section 4

Access: Devils Bridge SN738767

Duration: 5.5 Hours

Miles: 11

Open all the time


Free entry



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Map reference: SN 739768  Lat: 52.37490 Long: -3.85359

Devil's Bridge is located on the A4120 (Aberystwyth - Ponterwyd) road. It is in close proximity to the A44 (from the east) and the A487 coast road at Aberystwyth.
The nearest mainline railway station is at Aberystwyth; however the Vale of Rheidol narrow gauge railway terminates in Devil's Bridge.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 12 miles from Aberystwyth station

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