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Nant yr Arian

About Nant yr Arian

The Forests of Ceredigion

The beautiful county of Ceredigion is bordered by the Irish Sea to the west and sheltered to the east by the Cambrian Mountains.

The spectacular landscape is characterised by our river valleys, each with its own character. Bwlch Nant yr Arian lies at the head of a dramatic dead-end valley and is our most popular woodland in Ceredigion with its visitor centre, panoramic views and daily red kite feeding.

Download the map of this area (pdf - 2173k)

How to get there:

Ponterwyd is the nearest town or village.

The visitor centre is located 9 miles east of Aberystwyth on the A44. From the east it is 2 miles west of the village of Ponterwyd on A44. The postcode is SY23 3AD.

OS Grid Reference: SN 718 813
For details of public transport visit

Start your visit from:

Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre


ToiletsParking ChargeInformationParkingEasy AccessVisitor CentreRefreshmentsForest Shop


CyclingWalkingHorse RidingEducationalWildlife ActivitiesOrienteeringPicnicPlay AreaView Point
horse riding

Open access on forest roads and bridleways


Gareth Owen
0300 068 0300