Singletrack Trail Guide – Caerphilly

October 13, 2009


Mention South Wales and mountain biking in the same sentence and most people will assume you’re heading off to one of the trail centres that have sprung up here in the last few years. But the rich industrial heritage of Cardiff and its surrounding areas has left a landscape pock-marked with a bizarre mix of quarries, mines, castles, industrial estates and woodland. This sits right in between the biking Meccas of Afan and Cwmcarn, in fact the long route featured passes within a few miles of the southern edge of Cwmcarn making it a viable alternative start point for those after something a bit more adventurous than the usual trail centre riding experience…

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