About Fforest Fawr
Gateway to Castell Coch
Fforest Fawr is the stunning backdrop to the famous Castell Coch, near the village of Tongwynlais. A beautiful mixed woodland which is renowned for its display of bluebells in the spring; not surprisingly Fforest Fawr is frequently used as a film location for productions ranging from Welsh historical dramas to children's TV programmes. There is a series of waymarked walks and horse-riding routes. There is an easy access route and a sculpture trail - look out for the friendly fox when you stop at the viewpoint.
How to get there:
Tongwynlais is the nearest town or village.
The wood is situated between the village of Tongwynlais and the A 470, 1 mile North of Junction 32 of the M4.
OS Grid Reference: ST 144840
For details of public transport visit http://www.traveline-cymru.info/
Start your visit from:Fforest Fawr Car Park
0300 065 3000