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Katherine Moore

Afan Forest Park (South Wales) from Cardiff – Train to Trail

Afan Forest Park (South Wales) from Cardiff – Train to Trail

39.7 mi
7.6 mph
3,250 ft
2,825 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.


More information

Includes a very steep uphill segment

You may need to push your bike.

63 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
6.97 mi

Taff Trail: Tongwynlais to Pontypridd section

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

25.8 mi
39.7 mi

Afan Forest Park Trail Centre

Mountain Biking Highlight



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 1.03 mi
Path: 19.9 mi
Access Road: 181 yd
Cycleway: 10.2 mi
Street: 2.54 mi
Road: 4.42 mi
State Road: 1.50 mi


Natural: 3.36 mi
Unpaved: 5.58 mi
Gravel: 11.9 mi
Paved: 6.16 mi
Asphalt: 11.6 mi
Unknown: 1.17 mi

Weather Forecast


Katherine Moore planned a mountain bike ride.

April 2, 2020


  • Katherine Moore

    A mecca of South Wales mountain biking, the Afan Valley hosts no less than two trail centres, both with a cracking range of carefully crafted trails that cater to all abilities, as well as a network of fire roads and natural trails.


    Although Swansea is closer to Afan, I’ve proposed a route from the major

    • April 2, 2020

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