GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sirhowy Valley Ridgeway Walk

26 miles (42 km)

This walk runs through the beautiful Sirhowy Valley in south Wales. The trail starts at the delightful Tredegar House Country Park near Newport. Here you will find a 17th-century mansion surrounded by 90 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland. The trail then heads north towards Risca and Blackwood before finishing at Tredegar.
Highlights on the walk include waterside sections along the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal near Newport and along the Sirhowy river through Blackwood. You also visit the pretty Sirhowy Valley Country Park at Risca and climb Mynydd Machen where there are spectacular views of the Rhymney Valley and Sirhowy Valley, Cardiff and the Bristol Channel.
The walk is waymarked with yellow arrow on a white disc.

Sirhowy Valley Ridgeway Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Sirhowy Valley Ridgeway Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


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Tredegar Park

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Holybush area, a view from Manmoel

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Near Machen

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Brynawel from Mynydd Machen

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Y Domen Fawr in the distance

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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