Crychan Forest and Halfway Forest

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Crychan Forest Trails for walkers, cyclist, horse riders and carriage drivers.

The Crychan Forest Association works with the Natural Resources Wales (formally Forestry Commission) to promote access to Crychan and Halfway Forests near Llandovery Carmarthenshire. South West Wales near the Brecon Beacons.

We have installed nearly 200 numbered waymarker posts and published walking trails, family forestry cycle trails and horse riding trails. These individual trails with map are available to download from this website and a large leaflet/map is available at all the major forest car parks. The trails are colour coded and waymarked with numbers and arrows.


Cefn Farm Car Park Open

The Cefn Farm Car Park in Crychan Forest is now open after the recent felling work.

Cefn Farm Car Park Closed

Update: 09/02/2016 – Car Park re-opened after works completion   The Crychan Forest car park at Cefn Farm has been closed due to fallen and dangerous trees. Natural Resources Wales will remove the trees as soon as possible so that … Continue reading


3 Ford Site Visit

We had a site visit today with some members of the Crychan Forest Association meeting with representatives from Natural Resources Wales to discuss adding foot bridges over the fords on the Cwm Dulais Trail. We met at Cefn Farm car park … Continue reading

Forestry Operations Q&A 2015 to 2016

Natural Resources Wales have released some Q&A’s to help explain the forestry operations that are currently taking place in Halfway and will extended to Crychan Forest during 2016 Harvesting Operations In Halfway & Crychan Forests – Q & A’s Gwaith Cynaeafu … Continue reading

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Forestry Operations in Halfway

Thinning operations have started in Halfway as shown on attached map. This covers most of Halfway, with contractors  moving from area to area. Works are likely to last until March. Halfway thinning