Route 818 is a short link between Route 81 and Route 8, travelling between Cwmystwyth and Llangurig. It's a great alternative if you don't want to travel via the Elan Valley.
Leaving Cwmystwyth the route is traffic-free for a short while before joining quiet roads until Troedyrallt. Here the route takes you onto the A44 and into Llangurig.
Things to see and do
- Cwmystwyth mines are worth the visit and are considered one of the best examples of mining heritage in Wales.
- The River Wye is not to be missed as the fifth-longest river in the UK.
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.