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About Canaston

Canaston Wood is classed as an 'ancient woodland' indicating that it has been in existence for at least 300 years. Originally part of the Slebech Estate, the woods have a wealth of history and were once used for hunting deer and wild boar which were introduced into the forest in 1834. There are no deer or wild boar left in the woods, and the only animals you are likely to see are grey squirrels and foxes. The woods are also abundant with birds and insects and wild flowers abound alongside the forest tracks and paths.

How to get there:

Narberth is the nearest town or village.

Regular buses (Nos. 381, 322, 323) run between Carmarthen, Haverfordwest and Narberth, stopping at Canaston Bridge. Canaston Wood is located a short distance along the A4075.

For those arriving by car, there is parking on the east side of the A4075 where the forest road enters the wood. The forest road beyond the parking area is not suitable for cars.

OS Grid Reference: SN084137
For details of public transport visit

Start your visit from:

Canaston Wood
Woodland trail through Minwear woods




WalkingCyclingHorse Riding
horse riding

Bridleway and byway acess only.


Llanymddyfri Office

0300 065 3000