GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Barry Sidings Mtb and Walks

2 miles (3.5 km)

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.

Postcode

CF37 2PP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Barry Sidings OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Barry Sidings Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

There's an on site cafe next to the car park where you can enjoy a good range of meals and snacks.

Dog Walking

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.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Waterfall into the Rhondda, Hopkinstown - geograph.org.uk - 952651

Waterfall into the Rhondda, Hopkinstown

Mountain track on Mynydd Gelliwion - geograph.org.uk - 1273675

Mountain track on Mynydd Gelliwion. Row of trees by mountain track south of Trehafod

Forest track on Mynydd Gelliwion - geograph.org.uk - 1273687

Forest track on Mynydd Gelliwion. Fresh green spring growth on the forestry larch trees catches the sunlight

Bethany Baptist Church. - geograph.org.uk - 52043

Bethany Baptist Church.

River Rhondda upstream from a footbridge, Trehafod - geograph.org.uk - 2396842

River Rhondda upstream from a footbridge, Trehafod

Track along the south bank of the River Rhondda, Trehafod - geograph.org.uk - 2397360

Track along the south bank of the River Rhondda, Trehafod

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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