Whilst we are not exactly overflowing with safe cycle routes here in Cardiff, one that we do have is the Ely Trail. From the Cardiff side of the Pont-y-Werin Bridge it is possible to get to the Museum of Welsh … Continue reading The Ely Trail to St Fagans
Here’s a nice little loop that’s easily accessible from the Taff Trail, but may be of interest to anyone in Radyr, Pentyrch, Fairwater or anywhere else along the route. It takes in the Museum of Welsh Life, which has bike parking, a cafe & some fine Welshcakes (see where we’re going with this…). However, whilst it may only be 18km long, it has a sting in the tail as you climb up into Pentyrch and onto the Garth, before descending into Gwaelod-y-Garth and back towards Radyr. From the Taff Trail, you can access the route from either Radyr Station, or … Continue reading The St Fagans Loop
Whilst it has its critics, the Taff Trail is a fairly accessible way to traverse Cardiff from north to south. However, those travelling east to west are out of luck…or are they? This is where YOU come in. We would like to call on the combined knowledge of Cardiff’s cyclists to find a reasonably safe & pleasant way to get from one side of Cardiff to the other. The starting point will be the Village Inn in Pontprennau –the centre of one of Cardiff’s newest areas of urban sprawl in the east of Cardiff. The destination is the Welsh Folk … Continue reading The Cardiff By Bike East-West Challenge!
St Fagans is not just the default place to take friends and family from out-of-town, it’s also the source of the finest Welshcakes I’ve eaten. Fortunately, they also cater for cyclists and they are sat virtually on the Ely Trail. You may lock your bike to one of our sheltered bike racks at the main entrance, in our patrolled car park. Lockers are available on request for people wishing to store equipment and are provided for a returnable deposit of £2.00. Please ask at the main entrance desk. Source: Location | National Museum Wales I’m not sure how many racks … Continue reading St Fagans Natural History Museum – Bicycle Parking