Places to go an hour's ride from Cardiff…

Inspired by a similarly titled WalesOnline article aimed at drivers, we though we’d take a look at places you could go that were no more than an hour or so’s ride (ok, sometimes closer to two…) from Cardiff. As our starting point, we’ll use Sophia Gardens. Most trails lead here, so it seems like the best place to start. However, some routes to these places will vary in difficulty, but where there are links, you’ll find a route article with more detail. St Fagans Penarth Pier Roath Park Lake Castle Coch Cosmeston Lakes Caerphilly Castle Cafe Velo, Llantwit Major Hengoed … Continue reading Places to go an hour's ride from Cardiff…

Cardiff Bay to Seawall Tea Rooms

If you are ever in the need for a quick sprint to somewhere for cake & a refreshing beverage, the Seawall Tea Rooms is for you. Just 20 miles from Cardiff Bay, the Seawall Tea Rooms is a flat, easy ride along NCN Route 4 and boy do they love us cyclists. Leaving the Millennium Centre you head down Schooner Way and take a right at the lights. Head straight over the next two roundabouts and into the streets of Tremorfa (you can head down Rover Way if you prefer, but it’s a horrid road to cycle on) until you … Continue reading Cardiff Bay to Seawall Tea Rooms