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We use this road to go to Cardiff, rather than using the M4 motorway. It's quieter, and less stressful.
We join the A470 in Libanus and go over the Brecon Beacons towards Merthyr Tydfil where the road becomes a dual carriageway to the capital city.
Easy to navigate, plenty places to stop for a break, would be a bit slow when busy but was ok in the afternoon when we travelled. A bit curvy in places but being from Scotland it was pretty good to us.
I wish I didn't have to travel up and down this road every day. You never know how long it will take you as it's always busy. The black spots are at every junction from the m4 up to Pontypridd as people queue to come...More
The a470 is the main link from South to North Wales and passes through some of the best countryside that Wales has to offer. Though not a motorway by any means, this route is always busy and in some parts hazardous in bad weather.
not sure i have ever written a review of a road before!!!!!!!
A long road links north wales to south wales....... very windey and slow.... coming into Cardiff at rush hour is best avoided at all cost,
I have traveled this road from Cardiff to...More
Im not sure why south walians are reviewing just a small section of the road...
if you actually drive the whole length you go through two national parks and the wilds of mid wales... the scenery is among the best in europe.. one end you...More
The A470 is the main North-South mid-Wales road from Conwy in the North to Cardiff in the South of Wales.
We were staying in a Log Cabin in Snowdonia at Bronaber, literally a 100 meters from the road so managed do spend many hours over...More
This is the main North-South route through Wales, at the bottom end it has four lanes and if you drew a line straight across the four lanes then the combined speed of the vehicles would be 280 mph, unless of course, you have hit rush...More