The section between Markham and Blackwood is a safe and attractive traffic-free route, making it perfect for families and novices. The route travels along the side of Sirhowy Valley and through the peaceful wooded hillside.
There is a gap in the route south of Tredegar and north of Markham.
Things to see and do
- Sirhowy Valley - explore the woodlands and amble through Flatwoods Meadows.
- The historic town of Tredegar, where Aneurin Bevan grew up.
We have taken all responsible steps to ensure that these routes are safe and achievable by people with a reasonable level of fitness. However, all outdoor activities involve a degree of risk. To the extent permitted by law, Sustrans accepts no responsibility for any accidents or injury resulting from following these routes. Walking and cycling routes change over time. Weather conditions may also affect path surfaces. Please use your own judgement when using the routes based upon the weather and the ability, experience and confidence levels of those in your group.