Caio Forest, near Llandovery
Peaceful upland woodland with several waymarked...
Spectacular views and access to the Beacons Way
All Natural Resources Wales (NRW) car parks, play areas and toilet blocks in the reserves, woods and forests are closed from 23 March 2020.
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Pen Arthur Wood is made up of an attractive mix of conifers and native broadleaved trees.
You can follow public footpaths and walk on forest roads uphill to enjoy views of the Tywi Valley on one side and of the Black Mountain on the other side.
You can also join the Beacons Way long distance route which passes close to Pen Arthur Wood.
The Beacons Way is a 100 mile (160 kilometre) long distance route through the Brecon Beacons National Park.
You can join the Beacons Way by following public footpaths through Pen Arthur Wood.
You will need a map to follow the route.
Please note that only the paths in the forest are on land managed by Natural Resources Wales.
Find out more about the Beacons Way.
Pen Arthur Wood is seven miles south of Llandovery on the A4069.
Car parking is free of charge.
Take the A4069 from Llangadog to Brynamman. After two miles, the entrance to Penarthur Wood is on the right.
Pen Arthur Wood is on Ordnance Survey (OS) map OL 12.
The OS grid reference is SN 717 255.
The nearest train station is in Llangadog.
For details of public transport go to Traveline Cymru's website.
Tel: 0300 065 3000
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