Dyfnant Forest is home to the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails, designed with horses in mind but also welcoming walkers. There are 5 waymarked trails starting from the Penyffordd Car Park. The trails through rolling hills and lush green valleys range from the easiest which is the 5 mile Banwy Trot or, for the more experienced, two 16 milers for a full day's ride.
Melangell Horse Riding Trail (7 miles, 11 kilometres)
Follow in the footsteps of St. Melangell with a view of the craggy hill of Allt Dolanog.
Cae Penfras Horse Riding Trail (6 miles, 10 kilometres)
Take in some amazing views of the Vyrnwy valley.
Cwm Bach Horse Riding Trail (16 miles, 26 kilometres)
Trot along part of Glyndwr’s Way national trail with impressive views of the Conwy valley.
Banw Horse Riding Trail (5 miles, 8 kilometres)
Enjoy excellent views of the Banw valley on this trail suitable for novice riders.
Cerrig yr Helfa Horse Riding Trail (16 miles, 26 kilometres)
The trail leads past the Cerrig yr Helfa hunting stones and gives lovely views over the Arran and Berwyn mountains.
Penyffordd Car Park is purpose built 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.
Carriage driving trails in the Dyfnant Forest start from Hendre Car Park just before Pont Llogel.