4.3 of 5 (3 votes)

Oriel Canfas

A leisurely walk (city/town) in Cardiff, Wales, about 4.80km (2.98 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 19m (62ft)
Descent 20m (65ft)
Max. Elevation 30m (98ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 39m (127ft)
Start & End
Cardiff Railway Station
Distance 4.80km
Duration ~1:15h
Created by Anonymous Walker on 08 Apr 2011
How to walk from Cardiff Railway station to Oriel Canfas, through green spaces and avoiding roads as much as possible.

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Walk Map

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OS Grid ST182758
Walk starts at the railway station.
OS Grid ST180759
Turn Left out of station, and walk to Wood Street Bridge. This right by the Stadium, which looks a bit like a space ship. Walk alongside the the river with the Stadium to your R.
About 0.29 km (~0.18 miles) from
OS Grid ST178764
When you reach the next bridge you will see Cardiff Castle to your R. Cross the road, turn R, with animal wall on your L. Turn L through wall at gate, and you are in Bute Park.
About 0.54 km (~0.34 miles) from
OS Grid ST176767
You can cross over the R Taff at this point and go up the other side. Alternatively you can carry on on the R bank of the river and cross further up by the weir. This walk takes you across the foot bridge. Turn R along L bank of river.
About 0.40 km (~0.25 miles) from
OS Grid ST170777
the walk along the L bank of the river will take you to a large open green space to your L. Turn L to cross this, approaching an avenue of trees, where there is a metalled path.
About 1.09 km (~0.68 miles) from
OS Grid ST164777
You need to find the gate in the wall that will take you through to Llandaf Fields, where the soccer games are being played. There's a kids playground just on the other side of the wall.
About 0.62 km (~0.39 miles) from
OS Grid ST164773
Bear L, having gone through wall. This will take you towards Penhill. Turn R on the main road, up a slight hill towards the traffic lights. The park will be on your R, and houses on your L.
About 0.36 km (~0.22 miles) from
OS Grid ST162773
Cross over the lights onto Pencisely Road. Carry straight on.
About 0.18 km (~0.11 miles) from
OS Grid ST161772
Turn L into Thompson's Park, and walk down hill through the park to Romilly Rd
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid ST161769
Leave Thompson's Park at its lowest point, onto Romilly Rd. I can't remember exactly where the gate is in relation to Romilly Place. I think you turn R, and then L into Romilly Place. Go down Romilly Place.
About 0.31 km (~0.19 miles) from
OS Grid ST161768
Turn L onto Pembroke Rd.
About 0.09 km (~0.06 miles) from
OS Grid ST163768
Turn R onto Glamorgan St. Carry on down the street, Oriel Canfas is on the L.
About 0.15 km (~0.09 miles) from
OS Grid ST163767
44a Glamorgan St, on your L after Carmarthen St.
About 0.14 km (~0.09 miles) from

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