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Cwm Rhaeadr, which means “valley of the waterfall” in Welsh, is a remote woodland and picnic area situated in the upper Tywi valley in Carmarthenshire.
You can catch a glimpse of the dramatic falls on the Waterfall Walk through the woodland.
The shorter trail, which is suitable for all abilities, passes by two peaceful ponds.
There is also a mountain biking trail for experienced riders.
The walking trails are waymarked from start to finish.
Look out for the information panel at the start of the trail.
Find out about walking trail grades.
This trail through the woodland is suitable for wheelchair users.
It passes by two ponds where dragonflies can be spotted in summer.
There are glimpses of the waterfall through the trees on this trail through the lower part of the valley.
It crosses over a wooden bridge and follows the stream back to the car park.
All our mountain bike trails are waymarked from start to finish and have been graded for difficulty.
At the start of the trail there is an information panel – please read this before setting off.
The Cwm Rhaeadr mountain biking trail is waymarked and starts from the car park.
This trail may be short but it offers singletrack riding, a descent over a rocky ridge and stunning views over the valley and waterfall.
The Accessible Trail is suitable for wheelchair users.
It is three quarters of a mile long and its steepest gradient is 1/20.
Cwm Rhaeadr is near Llandovery and is approximately one mile north of the village of Cilycwm.
It is in the county of Carmarthernshire.
Cwm Rhaeadr is on Ordnance Survey (OS) map 187.
The OS grid reference for the car park is SN 765 423.
Follow signs for Cilycwm from the A482 or A483 then continue northwards out of Cilycwm towards Llyn Brianne Reservoir until the sign for Cwm Rhaeadr.
The nearest train station is in Llandovery.
For details of public transport visit the Traveline Cymru website.
Car parking is free of charge.
Overnight parking is not permitted.
Tel: 0300 065 3000