GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Aberystwyth to Newtown

50 miles (80 km)

Follow National Cycle Route 81 on this challenging ride. You start by following the beautiful Ystwyth trail from Aberystwyth to Llanafan. This section of the ride is mostly traffic free, following a disused railway line with views of the River Ystwyth. From Llanafan the ride continues along the river to Cwmystwyth before heading into the Wye Valley towards Llanidloes. The ride then follows the River Severn to Newtown where you finish near the train station.

Aberystwyth to Newtown OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Aberystwyth to Newtown Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


In Llanidloes one of the highlights is the historic Angel Inn. The Timber framed former Coaching Inn was built way back in 1748. The Pub has a wealth of character with many original features including Oak beams in the Bar and Lounge. There's a very good menu and some picnic tables outdoors for warmer days. It is located close to the center of Llanidloes on the High Street with a postcode of SY18 6BY for your sat navs.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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