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Dyfnant Forest

About Dyfnant Forest

The Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests are in a part of Mid-Wales renowned for its rolling hills, lush green valleys and picturesque farmsteads and villages. Owain Glyndwr, the Welsh prince who fought for Welsh independence and united Wales, once rode these hills. Dyfnant Forest itself is an upland coniferous (trees with cones) forest with open areas and streams for you to enjoy.

Horseriding in Dyfnant

This is the home of the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails, designed by horsy people with horses in mind, but also welcoming walkers.

We have wonderful routes for you to choose from ranging from our easiest 5 mile Banw Trot to our two 16 milers for a full day's ride. Please feel free to use the corrals and picnic benches.

Carriage Driving trails start from Hendre Car Park just before Pont Llogel. Turn left onto the B4395 and follow for 1½ miles/2.6 km before turning left by a house on the corner. The Hendre car park is 300 hundred metres up this road on the left hand side.

How to get there:

Llangadfan is the nearest town or village.

B4395, north off the A458

OS Grid Reference: SJ 033 155
For details of public transport visit

Start your visit from:

Pont Llogel
Cyclists visiting  the forest planning a route  in Dyfnant Forest, Coed Y Gororau FD


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Jim Ralph
Local Area Manager
0300 065 3000

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Warning - Trails can become slippery due to adverse weather conditions. Please take extra care when in the forest. Suitable footwear should be worn at all times.

Please check before you visit that the area you want to come to is not closed, due to work in progress or an event taking place, by logging on to the CCW Website for current and future closures as determined by the CRoW 2000 Act.

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