Walking

Enjoy the tranquillity of the forest with its streams, glades and viewpoints on our walking trails. We have way-marked routes between 1 and 4 miles to take you though some of the most attractive parts of our woodlands. These are all suitable for families. A walk is way marked from each car park. Just check the info boards for all you’ll need to know.

 

Walking Trails

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Trail Name: Nant y Dresglen

Car Park: Halfway

Length: 2.2 Miles   3.6 Kilometres

Colour: Blue

Wind through the trees never far from the waters of Nant y Dresglen on this circular route.

Cycling and Walking Trails

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Trail Name: Brynffo – Esgair Fwyog

Car Park: Brynffo – Esgair Fwyog

Length: 4.3 Miles   7.1 Kilometres

Colour: Yellow

Follow the stream down into Cwm Crychan, and then enjoy the open views as you reach Esgair Fwyog. Complete the loop on the quiet public road. This trail can be extended by the Golygfa Epynt trail.

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Trail Name: Golygfa Epynt

Car Park: Brynffo

Length: +8.1 Miles   +13.5 Kilometres

Colour: Orange

Take this extension to the Brynffo – Esgair Fwyog trail into the heart of Crychan forest, with stunning views over the Epynt ranges. There is one short off – road section at the southern end where we advise you to … Continue reading

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Trail Name: Cwm Coed Oeron

Car Park: Cefn Farm

Length: 7.7 Miles   12.8 Kilometres

Colour: Orange

Gently climb up through the lovely woodlands of Cwm Dulais, and return past the lonely farmhouse of Cwm Coed Oeron.

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Trail Name: Allt Troedrhiw-fer

Car Park: Halfway

Length: 2.4 Miles   4.0 Kilometres

Colour: Yellow

Follow the forest road over the waters of Nant y Dresglen before returning along the side of Allt Troedrhiw-fer. A link trail joins onto the Epynt Way.

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Trail Name: Allt Troedrhiw-fer – Golygfa Epynt link

Car Park: Halfway or Brynffo

Length: 2.9 Miles   4.9 Kilometres

Colour: Green

Follow this link which connects Halfway and Crychan forests. Enjoy the pastoral views over Cwm Gwennol as you freewheel down from Cefn Arthen. This trail links the Alt Troedrhiw-fer trail in Halfway to the Golygfa Epynt trail in Crychan. A link … Continue reading

Horse Riding and Walking Trails

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Trail Name: Cwm Crychan

Car Park: Brynffo

Length: 4.7 Miles   7.8 Kilometres

Colour: Red

Take the winding tracks through the forest to the Cwm Crychan viewpoint, with amazing views over the lower Tywi valley. Here you will find a hitching rail and picnic table.

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Trail Name: Allt Cwmcrychan

Car Park: Esgair Fwyog

Length: 3.8 Miles   6.4 Kilometres

Colour: Blue

Take in the long views over open pastures and drop down into Cwm Crychan, before climbing out of the valley along the forest road.

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Trail Name: Cwm Dulais

Car Park: Cefn Farm

Length: 6.4 Miles   10.6 Kilometres

Colour: Red

Enjoy the views of wooded Cwm Dulais and try to stay dry when passing through the three fords. This route can be extended by using the Cwar Cerrig Trail

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Trail Name: Cwar Cerrig

Car Park: Cefn Farm

Length: +2.2 Miles   +3.7 Kilometres

Colour: Blue

Try this extension to the Cwm Dulais trail climbing over higher ground with great views before descending by the stone quarry.

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Trail Name: Cefn Arthen

Car Park: Halfway

Length: 3.9 Miles   6.5 Kilometres

Colour: Red

Climb steadily from the waters of Nant y Dresglen, with the promise of excellent views of the western Brecon Beacons. This trail can be extended by the the Cwm y Glyn trail.    ” ID=”866″ order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Trail Name: Cwm y Glyn

Car Park: Halfway

Length: +3.7 Miles   +6.2 Kilometres

Colour: Blue

Follow this extension to the Cefn Arthen trail along the road up to the Army ranges before turning back along tracks with good views across Cwm y Glyn.

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Trail Name: Cefn Arthen- Cwm Crychan link

Car Park: Halfway or Brynffo

Length: 5.3 Miles   8.9 Kilometres

Colour: Green

Follow this link past the Babel shelter and picnic site and take in the excellent views of the western Brecon Beacons. You can get emergency mobile phone coverage here. This route links the Cefn Arthen trail to the Cwm Crychan … Continue reading