Church Village

Mid Glamorgan


Slow Ways linking Church Village and Beddau, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Pontypridd

Progress towards triple-checked route options for Church Village’s four Slow Ways: 50%

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 4/4
verified: 0/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Walk to Church Village from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Beddau—Church Village
Bedchu one Verify me Distance 3km/2mi Ascent 64m Descent 79m
Beddau—Church Village
Bedchu three Pioneer me Distance 0km/0mi Ascent - Descent -
Church Village—Caerphilly
Chucae one

Double check Distance 12km/8mi Ascent 355m Descent 358m
Church Village—Caerphilly
Chucae two Review me Distance 12km/7mi Ascent 406m Descent 405m
Church Village—Cardiff
Chucar one Review me Distance 20km/13mi Ascent 257m Descent 351m
Pontypridd—Church Village
Ponchu one

Double check Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 174m Descent 144m
Pontypridd—Church Village
Ponchu two Verify me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent - Descent -

Collective progress

46% of Church Village’s routes are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

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6/7

reviewed

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surveyed

0/7

verified

4 people have contributed to Church Village’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Church Village

58km out of 58km have been walked and reviewed

71km of reviews have been shared in Church Village

Latest Updates

The path through the woods and then across the fields and lanes, as opposed to following the main road all the way, makes this worthwhile....

Paul Chilcott

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After leaving the streets behind there`s a lovely section walking up through Graig-y-Fforest woods and then out onto the rural lane that takes you down into Church Village....

Paul Chilcott

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After heading through the village, you follow the zig-zags down to the river and then join the Taff trail about 5 miles in and follow the blue signs all the way down the river into the centre of the city where the route finishes at Cardiff Central station....

Jozie Postles

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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....

Jozie Postles

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Church Village—Caerphilly

MaddyT added Chucae two, a new walk from Church Village to Caerphilly

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An outdoor fitness company is using this area so there are plenty of tracks (and even some dilapidated footpath markers), but access at the top seemed to be blocked. There's a much better route parallel to this one - see Chucae2....

MaddyT

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South of Church Village, the path across the Dryscoed property is clearly marked but when it joins the road there's an automatic gate....

MaddyT

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The nicest part is the lane running north of Church Village and the footpath connecting it with Treforest. There are signs informing walkers about the views to Pen y Fan and Somerset (not today though)....

MaddyT

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This route is very pleasant and acceptable, the area just east of the middle section is very pitted with animal hoof marks. but I walked it in June in dry weather and the surface had hardened making it easy to walk in trainers....

ADM69

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Beddau—Church Village

ADM69 added Bedchu three, a new walk from Beddau to Church Village

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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....

ADM69

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Pontypridd—Church Village

ADM69 added Ponchu two, a new walk from Pontypridd to Church Village

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Beddau—Church Village

Slow Ways added Bedchu one, a new walk from Beddau to Church Village

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Church Village—Caerphilly

Slow Ways added Chucae one, a new walk from Church Village to Caerphilly

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Church Village—Cardiff

Slow Ways added Chucar one, a new walk from Church Village to Cardiff

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Pontypridd—Church Village

Slow Ways added Ponchu one, a new walk from Pontypridd to Church Village

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Church Village, Sat 28 January

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Church Village’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

ST0868485915

Lat / Lon

51.56469° / -3.31881°

Easting / Northing

308,684E / 185,915N

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