Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre is set within 11,000 hectares of forest for you to explore & enjoy. Run by Neath Port Talbot County Council, it offers a café & shop as well as an information point to find out more about the entire forest park. There are walking trails, family cycling, exhilarating mountain bike trails plus picnic areas & the South Wales Miners Museum (charges apply).
Car parking charges apply
Short stay (up to 2 hours) - £1.10
Long stay (over 2 hours) - £3.25
Season Tickets - £30.00 (beginning of April 2011 to end of March 2012)
Part-Season Tickets - £15.00 (beginning of October 2011 to end of March 2012)
The season ticket is valid at both visitor centres in Afan Forest Park
SS 820950 51.64190 -3.70528
Directions: Situated on A4107. Follow road from M4, (J40) for 6 miles, passing the village of Cwmafan..
OS Grid Reference: SS820 950
Frequent Great Western links London Paddington, Reading, Swindon and Bristol Parkway (connections from north east England and Midlands) with Port Talbot. Arriva Trains Wales direct to Port Talbot from Cardiff, Newport, Hereford, Shrewsbury, Crewe and Manchester, with connections at Cardiff from south and west of England. For overseas visitors, there are good rail/air links from London Gatwick & Heathrow, Bristol and Cardiff International Airports.
Bus 23 from Port Talbot Bus Station (1/4 mile); Taxis available at Port Talbot station
From Bridgend and Maesteg: First Cymru 32 & 36 to Cymmer; connections to Visitor Centre and Glyncorrwg
From Port Talbot: First Cymru 23 direct to Visitor Centre and Cymmer
From Neath & Swansea: First Cymru 159 to Pontrhydyfen; connections to Visitor Centre and Cymmer.
Main bus stops at Pontrhydyfen Oakwood, Visitor Centre, Cymmer and Glyncorrwg.
: 8 miles from Port Talbot station