The Arch, near Aberystwyth
Walks through huge beech trees with views over...
Our sites and most visitor facilities are open.
We have changed the normal route for some of our trails to help you maintain social distancing – please follow signs on site.
Dyfnant Forest is in a part of Wales renowned for its rolling hills, lush green valleys and picturesque farmsteads and villages.
Nowadays it is also well known for the facilities for horse riding and carriage driving.
The Rainbow Trails were developed in partnership with the Dyfnant and Vyrnwy Horse Riders and Carriage Drivers Association.
There are nearly 100 miles of tracks and trails with five horse riding trails and three carriage trails.
The trails are waymarked and range from an easy trot to challenging 16-mile routes for more experienced riders wanting full-day rides.
For full details and maps go to the Rainbow Trails website.
Pen y Ffordd is the starting point for five waymarked horse-riding trails.
Facilities at this purpose-built car park include:
Dyfnant Forest forms part of the National Forest for Wales.
The National Forest will:
In time it will form a connected ecological network running throughout Wales, bringing social, economic and environmental benefits.
For more information about the National Forest for Wales go to the Welsh Government website.
Penyffordd car park is located on the B4395 between Llangadfan and Lake Vyrnwy.
It is in the county of Powys.
Pen y Ffordd is on Ordnance Survey (OS) map 239.
The OS grid reference for the car park is SJ 017 135.
You can get onto this road off the A458 (Mallwyd to Welshpool) at Llangadfan or off the A490 (Llanfyllin to Welshpool) at Llanfyllin, taking the B4393 and then left onto the B4395 signposted to Llwydiarth and Pont Llogel.
Parking is free of charge.
Overnight parking is not permitted.
Tel: 0300 065 3000