Barry Sidings Mtb and Walks
This popular country park is located in Trehafod near Pontypridd.
It's a great place for mountain bike rides with bike hire and a number of good off road trails. The MTB trails have a great mix for intermediate and advanced riders. The video below will give you a good idea of the downhill trails you can expect to see at the site.
Walkers can also enjoy a network of woodland paths with picturesque waterfalls, streams, ponds and a picnic site.
You can start off at the car park at the northern end of the site, just east of Trehafod centre and train station. Trails will then take you south towards Mynydd Gelliwion. At the nothern end of the park there are also some nice trails along the River Rhonnda.
PostcodeCF37 2PP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Barry Sidings Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Barry Sidings Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Barry Sidings OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Barry Sidings Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
There's an on site cafe next to the car park where you can enjoy a good range of meals and snacks.
The woodland trails are ideal for dog walking and the cafe mentioned above is also dog friendly.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
The Taff Trail and the Rhymney Valley Ridgeway Walk can be picked up to the east at Pontypridd. The Taff trail is a popular shared cycling and walking route running along the river.
Just to the north is Llanwonno where there's some peaceful trails through the St Gwynno Forest. The forest includes a secluded waterfall, a small resevoir and a forestry commission picnic area/car park.