More Rides

More routes in and near the Brecon Beacons National Park.

The Radnor Forest Ride.

This ride starts from the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitors Centre.

The Radnor Forest Ride joins the Three Rivers Ride at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre and the Jack Mitton Way in Shropshire.

The Radnor Forest ride travels 70 miles along bridleways, byways and quiet lanes passing through some of the most beautiful upland scenery in Wales.

The route has been researched and developed by The British Horse Society and is the latest to join the National Bridleroute Network.

With bed and breakfast accommodation for horses & riders bringing your own horse on holiday is really easy.

If you haven’t your own horse then there are several trekking centres in the National Park which hire horses and guides.

Have a look at the where to stay and where to ride section of this website.

For further details and to order a map of the route go to: www.bhs.org.uk

Furlong Route Ride

A network of three linking loops provides approximately 20 kms of riding through the Blaenavon World Heritage Site. This route gives riders the opportunity to explore the Site through forestry, woodlands and across the mountain top with spectacular views and scenery.

The ride is currently being developed. A leaflet detailing the route will be available in early summer 2005. If you would like to be sent a copy of the leaflet once it is produced, contact Torfaen County Borough Council’s Countryside Services, Tel:

(01633) 648066.

The Forestry Commission Wales are active in developing Riding and Carriage Driving routes within their land, it is always worthwhile looking at their website for the latest developments.

www.forestry.gov.uk

Epynt Way

The Epynt Way is a circular permissive bridleway following on or near to the boundary of the MOD’s Sennybridge Training Area, a total distance of about 90km. it is being implemented during 2005 in 8 or 9 stages over varied mountain terrain, many with stunning views. Each stage will consist of about 10km between access points. For an update on the status of implementation, please see  http://www.epyntway.org/

Crychan Forest

Crychan Forest is beautifully situated at the gateway of the Cambrian Mountains on the border of the Brecon Beacons National Park. With over 6 way marked routes varying in distance from 5 miles to 25 miles.This new opportunity has been lovingly designed by West Wales Trekking & Riding Association and the Endurance GB Society. There are four car parks with special large bays for horse boxes. Two of the car parks even have fenced sandy corrals.

Access onto the Epynt Way can be made at three locations from the waymarked trails.

Crychan Forest web site

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