PontypriddChurch Village

Ponchu one
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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Pontypridd and Church Village.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Pontypridd and Church Village.

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This route has been reviewed by 2 people.

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Is this route good enough? -  No (2)

Problems reported -  Safety (2)

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Grid Ref ST0717889815
Lat / Lon 51.59950° / -3.34156°
Easting / Northing 307,178E / 189,815N
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Church Village
Grid Ref ST0868485915
Lat / Lon 51.56469° / -3.31881°
Easting / Northing 308,684E / 185,915N
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Ponchu One's land is

Pasture 53.1%
Urban 32.7%
Woods 14.2%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018


Jozie Postles

30 May 2022

This route is one of two halves, the views are incredible as you climb to the top of Pontypridd and you see an abundance of animals along the way, however it’s not an easy route to follow. The route is very hilly, the paths are very overgrown (May 2022) and in places I would say not very safe. You pass through a few farms and it’s hard to navigate where to rejoin the route, the stiles are in poor condition and in places it’s very boggy. Would only advise for an experienced walker.


03 Jun 2021

Church Village to Pontypridd walk reviewed 31 May 2021. The chosen route is the most beautiful route I could imagine but there are many areas which are difficult underfoot and the path in the area between Berthlwyd Bungalow and Forest Uchaf Farm is very difficult to follow. There are two very marshy sections, the more northerly of these is also very red with iron oxide run-off from mining and this chemical will damage light footwear. I suggest that it is only to be undertaken by an experienced trekker wearing good boots. I have proposed a less pretty but more practical route which I am trying to upload.

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