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Twrch Trail - Cwmcarn

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Twrch Mountain Bike Trail at Cwmcarn is an 15km circular route near Newport in South Wales

Twrch Trail - Cwmcarn 4.4 out of 5 based on 15 ratings. 15 user reviews.
Type: XC Trails Grade: Difficult Distance: 14km Time: 1-2hrs  

The Twrch Trail at Cwmcarn is a superb trail of the very highest quality that is not for the faint hearted. Virtually the entire route is on purpose built singletrack through a mixture of broadleaf and conifer woodlands and open ridge tops.

The riding varies from open and flowing hard pack to tight technical and rooty and is rideable in all weather. In places the trail hugs the sides of some very steep wooded side slopes, demanding concentration, whilst in others it sweeps along open ground giving you the chance to take in dramatic views of the Bristol Channel and the surrounding hills.

Directions

Take M4 into Wales (or M50 / A40 / A449 if you're coming from the north). Leave motorway at junction 28, heading north on A467 past Risca and Crosskeys towards Abercarn. Turn right at fifth roundabout, Cwm Carn Forest centre is signposted from here.

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Location Info
Nearest Town: Cross Keys, Newport
Website: www.mbwales.com
Sat Nav: NP11 7FA
Grid Ref: ST 230936

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