Crychan Forest and Halfway Forest


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. 

New Walking Trails

Walks from the four car parks at Halfway, Cefn Farm, Esgair Fwyog and Brynffo are easy to follow, by looking out for the wooden waymarker posts with symbols depicting a coloured footprint and direction arrow.

Halfway Walks

2 short walks in Halfway Forest.

2 gentle trails never far from the waters of the Nant y Dresglen.

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Cefn Farm Walk

A moderate 2.5 mile walk in Crychan Forest from the Cefn Farm car park.

You’ll pass the ruins of the old 19th century farmhouse Glyn Moch before dropping down to the stream in Cwm Dulas. Try to imagine pigs rooting about here – as Glyn Moch means ‘valley of pigs’. Easy tracks return you to the start at Cefn Farm.

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Esgair Fwyog Walk

A moderate 4.5 mile walk in Crychan Forest from the Esgair Fwyog car park.

Take in the long views down the Tywi valley before reaching the secluded stream in Cwm Crychan. Look out for an almost hidden waterfall before the trail makes the gentle climb back to where you started at Esgair Fwyog.

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Brynffo Walk

A moderate 3.5 mile walk in Crychan Forest from the Brynffo car park.

Enjoy long views of the Cambrian Mountains to the north, before dropping into the sheltered valley of Cwm Crychan. You will follow the trail beside the stream, before climbing up through the trees, back to the start at Brynffo.

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Cwm y Glyn trail

Cwm Y Glyn (Halfway Horse Trail extension 12) Forestry Workings

Forestry work on the Cwm Y Glyn trail between 164 and 168 is now complete but the track has not been reinstated. So it is advisable to avoided this section ...Read full article.

Felling in Crychan South

There is currently contractors felling in Crychan South. Please obey all signs. There will we short term track closures as the contractors move from ...Read full article.

Cwm y Glyn Horse Trail in Halfway closed

Cwm y Glyn Horse Trail in Halfway closed – Now Open

UPDATE The Cwm y Glyn Horse Trail in Halfway is now all open. Work at Halfway has finished, though they may be back later in the year to finish off.  ...Read full article.

Felling Operations in Crychan and Halfway

A felling operation to remove trees with Ash dieback has begun at Crychan Forest. Ash dieback is a serious disease caused by a fungus called Hymenoscyphus ...Read full article.

New Crychan Forest Trails Map

Check out the new Crychan and Halfway interactive map. On the Tracks and Maps page. By selecting a trail name from the Trail Menu you can overlay each ...Read full article.