About Dyfnant & Vyrwny Forests

Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests are located in a part of Mid Wales renowned for its rolling hills, 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.

Dyfnant Forest is home to the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails, designed with horses in mind but also welcoming walkers. There are 5 waymarked trails starting from the Penyffordd Car Park. The trails through rolling hills and lush green valleys range from the easiest which is the 5 mile Banwy Trot or, for the more experienced, two 16 milers for a full day's ride.
Penyffordd – the hub for the Dyfnant Rainbow Trails for horse rider is a purpose built car park with a one way system to allow drivers of horse boxes to roll in and roll out. Ample parking for horse trailers and cars as well as a corral for horses.

Hendre car park is the starting point for the carriage driving routes. The facilities here include a quiet area to harness up and put to, ample space for horse boxes,car park with hitching rails and a picnic site.

Pont Llogel is a small woodland with a waymarked short walk along the River Vyrnwy and access to two longer walks.


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