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Stage 1: Cardiff to Pontypridd — Taff Trail

Stage 1: Cardiff to Pontypridd — Taff Trail

17.0 mi
2.4 mph
850 ft
600 ft
Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
5 yd

Cardiff Bay

Hiking Highlight

2.27 mi

Cardiff Castle

Hiking Highlight

3.77 mi


Hiking Highlight

9.28 mi

Castell Coch

Hiking Highlight

17.0 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Hiking Path: 1.81 mi
Path: 2.14 mi
Footpath: 11.2 mi
Street: 0.88 mi
Road: 0.28 mi
State Road: 0.65 mi


Natural: 0.55 mi
Unpaved: 0.91 mi
Gravel: 0.36 mi
Paved: 4.76 mi
Asphalt: 9.40 mi
Unknown: 1.02 mi

Weather Forecast


Kit P planned a hike.

May 5, 2022


  • Kit P

    The Taff Trail starts its 55-mile (88 km) journey from Cardiff Bay, right in the heart of the Welsh capital.


    From the waterside, the trail follows the Taff corridor through the city; meandering past Cardiff Castle, through parks and green lanes, all the way to Castell Coch.


    Whilst there's been a castle

    May 5, 2022

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