Connect Tonypandy with Slow Ways

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Tonypandy

Rhondda Cynon Taf


Slow Ways linking Tonypandy and Abercynon, Ferndale, Pontycymer, Porth, Tonyrefail, Treorchy, Tylorstown

Wales / Rhondda Cynon Taf / Tonypandy

Tonypandy’s seven Slow Ways are 39% checked

Drawn: 7/7
reviewed: 4/7
verified: 0/7
and surveyed: 0/7

Help connect Tonypandy

Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Tonypandy from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Pontycymer—Tonypandy
Ponton one Pioneer me Distance 14km/9mi Ascent 578m Descent 593m
Tonypandy—Abercynon
Tonabe one Pioneer me Distance 19km/12mi Ascent 621m Descent 564m
Tonypandy—Ferndale
Tonfer one Pioneer me Distance 7km/5mi Ascent 192m Descent 294m
Tonypandy—Tonyrefail
Tonton one Review me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 132m Descent 120m
Tonypandy—Tylorstown
Tontyl one Review me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 162m Descent 217m
Tonypandy—Porth
Tonypor one Review me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 110m Descent 152m
Treorchy—Tonypandy
Treton one Review me Distance 7km/4mi Ascent 198m Descent 173m

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Collective progress

39% of Tonypandy’s seven route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

7/7

drawn

4/7

reviewed

0/7

surveyed

0/7

verified

1 people have contributed to Tonypandy’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Tonypandy

22km out of 62km have been walked and reviewed

21km of reviews have been shared in Tonypandy

Latest Updates

It`s a long hall up Amos Hill and Mountain road from Penycraig and then a long walk through the long street of Edmondstown, but the reward is a lovely walk through the meadows and oak tree copses leading down into Tonyrefail....

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A long steep walk up through the streets of Tylorstown, across the fields then on to the lane to the golf course....

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Tonypandy

Paul Chilcott surveyed Tonypandy

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The route is fine on the first part, and leaving Penygraig on the first part of the mountain path, but the access problems are around the Graigddu Farm....

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Paul Chilcott took this photo on Tonypor one

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The route was straight forward until leaving the Nant-y-Gwyddon Road just after Gelli, for the mountain path. Photo 3 - The footpath leading onto the mountain from Nant-y-Gwyddon Road, Gelli...

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Paul Chilcott took this photo on Treton one

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Pontycymer—Tonypandy

Slow Ways added Ponton one, a new walk from Pontycymer to Tonypandy

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Tonypandy—Abercynon

Slow Ways added Tonabe one, a new walk from Tonypandy to Abercynon

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Tonypandy—Ferndale

Slow Ways added Tonfer one, a new walk from Tonypandy to Ferndale

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Tonypandy—Tonyrefail

Slow Ways added Tonton one, a new walk from Tonypandy to Tonyrefail

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Tonypandy—Tylorstown

Slow Ways added Tontyl one, a new walk from Tonypandy to Tylorstown

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Tonypandy—Porth

Slow Ways added Tonypor one, a new walk from Tonypandy to Porth

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Treorchy—Tonypandy

Slow Ways added Treton one, a new walk from Treorchy to Tonypandy

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Tonypandy, Sat 2 March

Cloudy

Tonypandy’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SS9940992470

Lat / Lon

51.62203° / -3.45446°

Easting / Northing

299,409E / 192,470N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Tonypandy's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

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