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Visit Wales Forests and Woodlands

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Experience a landscape shaped by wind, sand, time and man This area has seen a changing landscape of dunes, woods and grassland since the retreat of the glaciers.

 

Together with nearby Canaston Wood, Minwear has been thickly wooded for centuries.

 

Cwmcarn Forest offers something for all the family. Spectacular 7 mile forest drive set amongst rolling hills and green forests with 7 car parks to stop at. The visitor centre provides a place to stock up on refreshments and gifts.

In or near Newport City

 

This 85 hectare woodland rises very steeply from the stream at its base and up on the summit slopes of the Clwydian Hill near Penycloddiau. Great views and short walks. Offa's Dyke passes across the top of the woodland OS Grid Ref: SJ138667

 

Nercwys is coniferous woodland proving excellent habitat for wildlife, especially Nightjars which have flourished in this area. You may spot other birds such as Buzzards, Gold Crest and Coal Tits. OS Grid Ref: SJ218593

 

Moel Famau Country Park is in the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Beauty.

 

Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Forests are in a part of Mid Wales renowned for its rolling hills, lush green valleys and picturesque farmsteads and villages.

 

The Crychan & Halfway Forest is set in beautiful countryside nestling between the Brecon Beacons & the Cambrian Mountains. Miles of waymarked trails take you through tranquil gorges, along old drover's routes & past cascading waterfalls.

In or near Llangammarch Wells

 

The Hafren Forest takes its name from the River Severn, the Afon Hafren in Welsh, which takes its rise about a mile from the western boundary of the forest, high up on the slopes of Pumlumon, the highest mountain in Mid Wales.

 

The Hafod Forest occupies some 200 hectares of the Ystwyth valley and surrounding hills.

 

Beautiful broadleaf woodland on ancient woodland site. Rich in wildlife, including being important as a feeding area for Greater Horseshoe Bats. Situated on the B4235 west of Chepstow. OS Grid Reference: ST515932

In or near Monmouth

 

Cuckoo Wood is a large, predominantly broadleaf woodland that overlooks Llandogo. Mostly oak and beach with some cherry and ash planted from 1880 onwards. Grid Ref: SO 528053

In or near Monmouth

 

You can get to the famous ‘Eagles Nest’ lookout from here - one of the best viewpoints in the Wye Valley. The view across the bend in the Wye includes the rocks of Wintours leap, the Severn bridges and estuary. Grid Ref ST527973

 

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an internationally important protected landscape. It surrounds a 45-mile stretch of the meandering Wye Valley south of Hereford. It straddles the borders between England and Wales.

 

Abergorlech is home to a picnic site with childrens' play area,where the Gorlech and Cothi rivers meet. Strangely shaped stones have been found in the river, and examples of these Gorlech Stones can be seen in the village front gardens.

 

In the middle ages the forest was mainly oak and ash and was an important Royal hunting ground, while until the 20th Century wood from the forest was harvested to fuel the industrial needs of South Wales.

 

A middle distance forest walk which undulates through a mixture of mature Douglas Fir, broad-leaved wood, clear-felled areas and forest tracks. Length of Trail: 4 Miles Approx Time: 2hours

 

Afan Forest Park lies just a few miles from Port Talbot within easy access of the M4. The forest park nestles on the slopes of the Afan Valley which is one of the narrowest and most beautiful valleys in Wales.

In or near Port Talbot