• Directions to Talybont Field Station

Directions to Talybont Field Station

By road

From South and East - from M4:

  • Leave at junction 24 (M4)
  • At roundabout  take 4th exit onto the  A449 heading towards Monmouth
  • Take 3rd exit off A449 sign posted A40 Raglan, Abergavenny
  • At Abergavenny continue on the A40 towards Brecon
  • Approximately 2 miles after village of Bwlch turn left signposted for Talybont on Usk
  • Continue along (Station Road) to T Junction, turn right, carry on through the village of Talybont until you come to some pink houses on your left with a war memorial cross (Cross hands)
  • Turn left signposted for Talybont Reservoir
  • Approximately 500 yds take first right up the hill (single-track) lane and first right into field station yard.

From North and North East - from M5:

  • Leave at junction 8 (M5) onto M50
  • At the end of M50 join the A40 signposted for Monmouth 
  • Continue on A40 approx. 17 miles turn off left following signs for Raglan, Abergavenny
  • At Abergavenny continue on the A40 towards Brecon
  • Approximately 2 miles after village of Bwlch turn left signposted for Talybont on Usk.
  • Continue along (Station Road) to T Junction, turn right
  • Carry on through the village of Talybont until you come to some pink houses on your left with a war memorial cross (Cross hands)
  • Turn left signposted for Talybont Reservoir
  • Approximately 500 yds take first right up the hill (single-track) lane and first right into field station yard.

From South Wales - from M4:

  • Leave at junction 32 (M4) signposted A470 Merthyr Tydfil
  • At Merthyr Tydfil carry on the A470 signposted for Brecon
  • At roundabout at Brecon take the 4th exit, (Brecon Bypass - dual carriageway)
  • Continue to end another roundabout
  • Take the 3rd exit signposted for Abergavenny A40
  • Continue on the A40 for approx 5 miles take a right turn signposted Talybont on Usk.
  • Continue along (Station Road) to T Junction, turn right, carry on through the village of Talybont until you come to some pink houses on your left with a war memorial cross (Cross hands)
  • Turn left signposted for Talybont Reservoir
  • Approximately 500 yds take first right up the hill (single-track) lane and first right into field station yard.

From West Wales - from A40:

  • Once you reach Brecon follow the signs for Abergavenny for approximately 5 miles
  • Take a left turn off signposted for Talybont on Usk
  • Continue along (Station Road) to T Junction, turn right, carry on through the village of Talybont until you come to some pink houses on your left with a war memorial cross (Cross hands)
  • Turn left signposted for Talybont Reservoir
  • Approximately 500 yds take first right up the hill (single-track) lane and first right into field station yard.

From North Wales - from A470 / A40:

  • Once you reach Brecon on A40 follow the signs for Abergavenny for approximately 5 miles
  • Take a left turn off signposted for Talybont on Usk
  • Continue along (Station Road) to T Junction, turn right, carry on through the village of Talybont until you come to some pink houses on your left with a war memorial cross (Cross hands)
  • Turn left signposted for Talybont Reservoir
  • Approximately 500 yds take first right up the hill (single-track) lane and first right into field station yard.

By public transport

Nearest train stations to Talybont field station are:

  • Abergavenny 16 miles to the east
  • Merthyr Tydfil 25 miles to the south.

Nearest Airports are Cardiff or Bristol.

There are no buses that come near the Field station.

What's of interest

Address

Forest Research
Talybont Research Office
Cefn Gethiniog
Talybont-on-Usk
Brecon
Powys LD3 7YN

Tel: 01874 676444
Fax: 01784 676393
Email:
research.talybont@
forestry.gsi.gov.uk