GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Newport to Caerphilly

17 miles (28 km)

This ride follows National Cycle routes 47 and 8 from Newport to Caerphilly. You begin on the River Usk in Newport and head to the pretty village of Machen passing through the beautiful Rhymney Valley and the village of Draethen. This first section is mainly on road although there is a pleasant off road section along the Usk at the start. From Machen you join a great traffic free section along the River Rhymney which takes you to Lansbury Park and then onto Caerphilly, finishing near the castle.

Newport to Caerphilly OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Newport to Caerphilly Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Along the River Usk in Newport

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View at Draethen

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River Rhymney

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Caerphilly Castle

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Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

Newport to Caerphilly.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Newport to Caerphilly.mmo (right click - 'Save As')