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Family Friendly Trails

We've put together some of our favourite tried and tested Family Friendly Trails.  They're trails for you to walk, run, cycle, ride or skip!

They've been chosen as they're - 

 

  • Short & relatively flat
  • Easily accessed
  • Have parking close by
  • Close to facilities
  • Mainly traffic-free on certain routes

Brochures

If you fancy giving our four chosen family favourites a go then download the map, grab your gear and head out.

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Mapiau Taith Unigol:

Videos

Our latest videos help to capture the essence of the majestic Taff Trail.

Links

Alongside Treasuring our Trails we have a responsibility to ensure we, as custodians, maintain them for generations to come. Please respect the countryside and each other.

 

You can find more information and guidance by following the links below:

Countryside Code

Sustrans Cycle Route Network

Ramblers Cymru

Countryside Code

Sustrans Cycle Route Network

Ramblers Cymru

Valleys Regional Park

Valleys Regional Park

The Family Friendly Trails are just four of a series of trails running right through the county borough that encapsulates the area's history complemented by miles and miles of natural beauty. So if you want to take time to stop at one of our amazing adventure attractions, learn about our history, shop, eat, sleep or just take a moment to savour the breathtaking scenery. Merthyr has it all.

© Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council 2024