Cycle from Cardigan to Newcastle Emlyn west Wales

Route information

Map: Explorer 198 or Landranger 145

12.4 miles

Description This route takes you along quiet lanes through woodland and along the River Teifi to Newcastle Emlyn.

Start The cycle starts from Cardigan Town and bikes can be hired at New Image Bicycles [top of the high street.]
Finish Newcastle Emlyn.

Accommodation is available both around Cardigan, along the route, and in Newcastle Emlyn please use the accommodation page for more information.

Distances on the left are approximate in miles.
0.0. Cardigan Town Leave Finch Square on the A484 Carmarthen road. Straight on at roundabout
0.6 Turn Left onto B4570 sign posted to Cwm Cou
1.3 Turn Right onto leafy single track lane [unsigned] see church ahead at junction
1.4 T-junction [give way]. In the village of Llangoedmor. Straight on
1.8 X-roads [give way] Straight over, crossing busy main road – fast traffic TAKE CARE
2.7 Follow road round sharp left turn
Arrive at Llechryd BridgeTurn Right to cross bridge then immediately Left at end of bridge.
6.7 Oblique T-junction [give way] Turn Left looping behind Manordeifi church sign posted Abercych
After passing through Abercych arrive T-junction [give way] with Penrhiw Inn on left. Turn Left down hill.
8.5 After crossing the river Cych and climbing the hill Turn Right unsigned
9.9 Staggered X-roads [right of way] with phone box. Carry straight on
11.6 T-junction [give way] Turn Right onto busy main road (A484)
12.0 Turn Left Sign posted Newcastle Emlyn. Proceed into the town.
12.2 T-junction [give way] Turn Left into main street of Newcastle Emlyn
12.4 Turn Right at clocktower into Castle Street to visit old castle remains over the river.

Bike hire and bike repair available from New Image Bikes Cardigan