Walking the Afan Forest Valley

Afan Forest Park has 14 way-marked circular walks ranging from the easy 1 mile wander to the strenuous 10 mile hike. Here are a selection:

Penrhys Trail

Distance – 3.5miles / 5km (moderate), Approximate time – 2 hours
Penrhys Trail Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Rhyslyn Walk

Distance – 2.5miles / 4km (moderate), Approximate time – 1.5 hours
Rhyslyn Walk Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

River and Railway Walk

Distance – 3miles / 4.8km (moderate), Approximate time – 1.5 hours
River and Railway Walk Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Gyfylchi Ridgetop Trail

Distance – 5.5miles / 10km (strenuous), Approximate time – 3.5 hours
Gyfylci Ridgetop Trail Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Old Parish Road Walk

Distance – 1.25miles / 2km (easy), Approximate time – 45 minutes
Old Parish Road Walk Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Ponds Walk

Distance – 1mile / 1km (easy), Approximate time – 1 hour
Ponds Walk Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Pencraig Isaf Walk

Distance – 7miles / 11.2km (moderate), Approximate time – 5 hours
Pencraig Isaf Walk Card (from afanforestpark.co.uk)

Mynydd Blaen-nant-du Walk

Distance – 10miles / 16km (strenuous), Approximate time – 6 hours

Need more info?

Take a look at all the walks listed on the Afan Forest Park website