Family Friendly Routes

Carmarthenshire - The Cycling Hub of Wales

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of traffic, Carmarthenshire has some fantastic traffic free routes on the The Celtic Trail West, with some great family friendly routes

Millennium Coastal Park, Llanelli (Sustrans 4)


A superb mostly flat, well surfaced and easily accessible coastal traffic free route that follows the stunning Carmarthenshire coast, along the route of the Wales Coast Path for a distance of approximately 13miles from Bynea in the East to Pembrey Country Park in the West. Download the map and cycle the route

Start: Bynea or Pembrey Country Park

Total Length: 22km

Difficulty Rating: ungraded but would be green easy if graded

Estimated time: 2 hours each way

Swiss Valley Path – Llanelli to Cross Hands (Sustrans Route 47)


This fantastic off-road path follows the route of the historic Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Mineral Railway through the beautiful countryside of the Gwendraeth Valley. It is mostly flat, with a tarmac surface and easily accessible. Download the map and cycle the route

Start: Sandy Water Park Llanelli, or Cefneithin Rugby Club ground near Cross Hands.

Total Length: 19km or 12 miles

Difficulty Rating: Ungraded but would be green easy if graded.

Total Time: around 2 hours each way.

Amman Valley Riverside Path (Sustrans Route 437)


A beautiful traffic-free riverside path extends nearly eight miles from Pantyffynnon to Brynamman along the River Amman with great views to the Black and Betws Mountains and wonderful scenery. The path passes through woodland, farmland and beside river pools, with plenty of wildlife along the route. Download the map and cycle the route

Start: Pantyffynnon RFC ground near Ammanford

Total Length: Pantyffynnon to Brynaman is 11km each way

Difficulty Rating: Ungraded but would be Green easy if graded

Estimated Time: 1.5 hours each way.