GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Radnor Forest Walks and Cycling

62 miles (100 km)

A long distance shared walking and cycle path that runs from Llanfair Waterdine on the English-Welsh border to the Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre. It will take you through the expansive area of the Radnor Forest located to the north of theBlack Mountainsand to the east of theCambrian Mountains. The forest is noted for its photogenic geology and a wide variety of interesting flora and fauna.
The path follows a series of bridleways and minor country roads through some wonderful scenery including the beautiful Wye Valley and the spectacular Brecon Beacons.

Radnor Forest Ride OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Radnor Forest Ride Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

For more walking ideas in the area see the Shropshire Walks and Brecon Beacons Walks pages.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

The Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 839761

View along the Dolau - New Radnor road with smooth steep slopes on Great Rhos at the head of Cwm Merwys. Wimberry plants provide the lurid green.

Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 7791

Radnor Forest is a hunting forest and has long been without much tree cover. However the northern and eastern slopes of the central block of hills was chosen as one of the first sites to be planted by the Forestry Commission in the 1920s. View down towards Cascob.

Towards Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 1300527

It is only 300 metres as the crow flies to the corner of the forest. But there is a great valley in the way, covered in heather.

Bridleway into the Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 695921

Bridleway into the Radnor Forest. View east of the A44 looking towards a conifer copse on the edge of the gridsquare.

Track on the Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 837990

The farmers have nibbled away at the moorland and these improved fields are quite high (460m asl). Beside the tracks is a mixen, ready to help maintain the fertility. The fields are densely stocked with Welsh Mountain sheep.

The 'Three Riggles' - Radnor Forest - geograph.org.uk - 1462224

The 'Three Riggles'. Although there is a photo of the Three Riggles and a warning sign on the adjoining square (SO1962)the major part of the Three Riggles falls within this square and therefore deserves its own picture.

GPS Files

GPX File

Radnor Forest Ride.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Radnor Forest Ride.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)