network provides excellent linkages between the local villages of
Treharris, Trelewis, Nelson and Bedlinog. They are
well used by walkers, dog owners and walking groups.
looking for more of a challenge can link up to the Taff
Trail, which runs between Cardiff and
Brecon, or can join the historic Trevithick
Trail, which extends from
Tramroad, Merthyr Tydfil to Navigation, Abercynon.
There are a number of cycle routes within
the Park, which link to both the local area and the
national cycle network. The Celtic Trail
runs through the park, allowing access to the Summit Centre to the
north and access to the Taff and Trevithick Trails to the
way runs through the length of the park and is clearly
The Navi FC
play their home matches on the park and use the pavilion changing
facilities for their matches. We are also exploring the
opportunitites for a 3G pitch on the site, a Business Plan is
currently in development.
enthusiasts are well catered for on the park. The "trim trail" is a
collection of steel exercise stations located around the edge of
the football pitch and is available to all users. This area, and
the surrounding pathway, is used weekly for a fitness class run by
Communities First and Taff Bargoed Fitness
Canoe Club use the lake regularly for training and polo matches.
The club has a strong local presence and has had much success. A
number of members from the current squad have won international
canoe polo gold medals. For more information contact club chairman
Colin Fenn, on 01443 410066 or 07977546550.
Bargoed Angling Club have their own lodge on the park, which is
manned 9am-1pm. The angling club run competitions and events and
have excellent facilities for disabled fishermen. In the coming
year, the club will host an international fly fishing competition,
a great honour for the park.
club direct on 01443 414988, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit their website https://sites.google.com/site/taffbargoedfishingclub/home
Bargoed Model Boat Club
The Boat Club
meet every Monday and Thursday from 11am - 4pm in the Spring and
Summer months (less frequently during the Autumn and Winter
months). New members are welcome. If you would like to know more
please contact Peter Davies on 01443 450432
Centre re-opened in 2010, which contains the largest indoor
climbing wall in Wales. Now run by Rock UK, this attraction is
available to users of all abilities, offering taster and refresher
courses, as well as birthday parties. For more information contact
the Summit Centre on 0844 8000222 or email
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