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Crychan Forest is set in beautiful countryside between the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains.
Years ago, before the trees were planted, drovers passed through here taking cattle and sheep from the mountains of mid Wales to Smithfield Market in London.
The car parks at Brynffo, Esgair Fwyog and Cefn Farm are the starting point for many miles of horse riding on forest roads and old tracks.
There is also a car park suitable for horse boxes at Halfway.
There is open access for horse riders throughout Crychan Forest, apart from the military training area on the Epynt and around Sennybridge where visitors must observe local danger signs.
There are car parks at Brynffo, Esgair Fwyog and Cefn Farm.
Facilities at these three car parks include:
See the Crychan Forest Association website for more details.
Brynffo, Cefn Farm and Esgair Fwyog car parks are all off the A483 between Llandovery and Builth Wells.
It is in the county of Carmarthernshire.
See below for further details and directions.
Parking is free of charge at these three car parks.
Overnight parking is not permitted.
This car park is particularly suitable for horse boxes and carriage drivers.
Take the A483 from Llandovery for 4.2 miles and turn right at the Glanbran Arms, Cynghordy. Follow the minor road towards Tirabad for 2.8 miles. The entrance is on your right.
The OS grid reference is SN 848 409.
The access to this car park is a single track road with limited passing places.
Take the A483 from Llandovery for 4.2 miles. Turn right at the brown and white sign for Crychan Forest Trails before you reach Cynghordy. After 50 yards, fork right along the single track road and the car park is on your left after approximately one mile.
The OS grid reference is SN 813 386.
There is no access for carriage drivers to this car park.
Take the A483 from Llandovery for 4.2 miles. Turn right at the brown and white sign for Crychan Forest Trails before you reach Cynghordy. Follow the minor road towards Tirabad and the entrance is on your right after approximately two miles.
The OS grid reference is SN 837 412.
The nearest train station is in LLandovery. For details of public transport visit www.traveline.cymru
Tel: 0300 065 3000