Singletrack Trail Guide – Caerphilly

by Ben Haworth 1


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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  1. Great guide, and great trials. They are a lot of fun and make a change from trail centres, and yet they are no further to travel too.

    Try them out if you can.

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