A short walk that starts and finishes on the "easy" Taff Trail, has a mid-section with a steep ascent to a mountain ridgeway, and offers excellent views of Cardiff and the mouth of the Severn.
Distance: 10 km (6 miles)
Difficulty: Moderate with 250 metres of ascent
Start Point: Taffs Well Railway Station [Grid Ref ST124832 ]
Maps: Landranger 171, Explorer 151
Getting there from Cardiff Central:
by bus: Stagecoach bus 132 from Central Bus Station.
by car: out of Cardiff on A470 and follow signs for Taffs Well.
by train: from Cardiff Central or Queen Street to Taffs Well railway station.