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image for Forest or Woodland item typeDyfnant & Vyrwny Forests at Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

    Forest or Woodland, free entry

    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests
    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests

    Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Forests
     
     

    Details

    Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests are located in a part of Mid Wales renowned for its rolling hills, lush green valleys and picturesque farmsteads and villages. Owain Glyndwr, the Welsh Prince who faught for Welsh independence and united Wales, once rode these hills. Dyfnant Forest itself is an upland coniferous (trees with cones) forest with open areas and streams for you to enjoy.

    Dyfnant Forest is home to the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails, designed with horses in mind but also welcoming walkers. Penyffordd Car Park is purpose built for horseriders with a one way system that allows drivers of horse boxes a roll in roll out system.

    There is ample parking for horse trailers and cars, as well as a corral for horses.

    For further details see www.forestry.gov.uk/walesapp

    Picnic site

    Children welcome

    Opening Details

    Open all the time

    Sections 8 - 10 of the Dyfnant Horse trails will be closed due to Harvesting operations from June 2012 to September 2012 inclusive.

    Prices

    Free entry

    Location

    Directions

    Plan route to Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

    Map reference: SJ 033154  Lat: 52.72803 Long: -3.43261

    By Car: Access to the Dyfnant Forest is from 3 car parks.

    Penyffordd Car Park: Located on the B4395 between Llangadfan and Lake Vyrnwy.

    Hendre Car Park: From the Penyffordd Car Park, turn left on to the A4395 and follow for 1.5 miles / 2.6 km before turning left by a house on the corner. The Hendre Car Park is 300 metres up this road on the right hand side. OS Grid Reference SJ029148.

    Pont Llogel Car Park: On th eB4395, proceed into the hamlet of Pont Llogel. Just over the bridge on the right hand side you will find the car park. OS Grid Reference: SJ033154

    Llangadfan is the nearest village to Dyfnant Forest.

    Parking: free

    Facilities

    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
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