B4574 road

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The B4574 heading to Cwmystwyth
The arch at Hafod Uchtryd in 2005

The B4574 is a road linking the villages of Pont-rhyd-y-groes in Ceredigion, Wales, and Devil's Bridge, 12 miles east of Aberystwyth, and noted for three bridges built one above each other as well as for its falls [1] and narrow gauge steam railway.[2] The route is six miles long, and has been described by the AA as one of the ten most scenic drives in the world.[3][4][5]

The road runs partly along a section of the upper Ystwyth valley, passing the remains of the Cwmystwyth Mines,[6][7] a monumental arch built to commemorate George III's golden jubilee, and the Hafod Estate.[8]


  1. ^ "Welcome". Devils Bridge Falls. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  2. ^ "Vale of Rheidol Railway - Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge, Mid Wales". Rheidolrailway.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  3. ^ http://www.cycling.visitwales.co.uk/server.php?show=nav.2472
  4. ^ "Cwmystwyth Ysbryd y Mwynwyr". Spirit of the Miners. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  5. ^ [1] Archived 5 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Cwmystwyth Ysbryd y Mwynwyr". Spirit of the Miners. Retrieved 2014-06-30.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 August 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ Nantinet. "Hafod Estate - Discover the Picturesque, walks, ravines and cascades - Welcome". Hafod.org. Retrieved 2014-06-30.

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