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Hafod Estate / Hafod Uchtryd

Hafod Estate / Hafod Uchtryd

Hafod Estate / Hafod Uchtryd

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Hafod Uchtryd, 12 miles south-east of Aberystwyth, is recognised as one of the finest examples in Europe of a Picturesque landscape.

Its most celebrated owner, Thomas Johnes (1748-1816), built a new house in this remote location and laid out its grounds in a manner suited to displaying its natural beauties in sympathy with the 'Picturesque principles' fashionable at the time, with circuit walks allowing the visitor to enjoy a succession of views and experiences. Johnes also used the land for farming, forestry, and gardening, in each case trying out new ideas and experimental methods. Hafod became an essential destination for the early tourist in Wales.

Today the Hafod estate occupies some 200 hectares of the Ystwyth valley and surrounding hills. Natural Resources Wales, in partnership with the Hafod Trust, manage the estate to conserve and restore the historic landscape, protect its important habitats and provide access and enjoyment for walkers by recreating Johne's path network.

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Free entry

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Contact

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01974 282568

Address

Cwm Ystwyth,
Ceredigion,
SY25 6DX

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Directions

Plan route to Hafod Estate / Hafod Uchtryd using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 759733  Lat: 52.34368 Long: -3.82314


From the Hafod Arms Hotel in Devil's Bridge take the B4574 to Cwmystwyth. Pass the The Arch car park and proceed downhill. Turn right shortly after passing the "Cwmystwyth" sign. Go past ADAS Pwllpeiran and proceed to a T junction and turn right. Pass Hafod Church and turn left into Hafod Car Park.

From Pontrhydygroes proceed north on the B4343 and turn right onto the B4574 towards Cwmystwyth when you see the Forestry Commission Hafod sign. Proceed along this road for 1 mile. The Hafod Car Park is on the right hand side.
Cwmystwyth is the nearest town or village.OS Grid Reference: SN 768 737

Public transport: Hafod is 3 ½ miles (5.5 km) from the Devil's Bridge terminus of the Vale of Rheidol Railway (no service in winter).

Various cycle routes pass close to the estate: NCN route 81, Lon Cambria and Lon Teifi.

www.traveline-cymru.info

Parking: free

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