Llanychaer/Trellwyn Wood

Short Walk

DISTANCE/DURATION: 2.4miles (3.8km) 1 hour 30 minutes.
CHARACTER: Woodland, fields and livestock, some steep gradients and some minor road walking.

From Llanychaer (3 stiles)

Take road over bridge and follow it uphill. At road junction, turn right and right again through gate. Follow track, which bears left past farm (look for yellow arrows).

When track ends, keep to field edge with hedge on right, through gap into next field, keeping straight ahead, aiming for stile in hedge opposite.

Cross stile and cross field diagonally, aiming for standing stone in the middle of field and immediately to the right of the line of trees opposite. Follow path down into woods and near bottom look for fingerpost on right.

Turn sharp right, follow path to stile, cross and follow path through woods, then on woodland edge. At fingerpost, turn left and follow path down to road. At road, turn left to Llanychaer.

From Allt Clun car park (5 stiles)

Turn right on to road, cross bridge, then turn left between houses (look for waymark post ahead). Follow track, bear right on to path at next house, then straight on over stile and follow path.

At fingerpost, on right, turn right, then left into wood and follow path up. Cross stile at top and cross field diagonally. Continue ahead, but bear slightly to the right, then look for stile in opposite corner of field and standing stone in middle of field.

Cross stile and bear left, aiming for gap in hedge opposite, then keep to field edge path, with hedge on left, leading to track. Follow track, turning right past farm and follow to gate by road.

Turn left on to road and left again and follow road downhill. Just before bridge, turn left on to track, which turns into path, on woodland edge.

At fingerpost turn right, follow path into woods and on woodland edge. At fingerpost on left, turn right. Cross stile and follow path on woodland edge of field, then cross stile back on to enclosed path and follow it back to the road. At road, turn right to car park.

Find this Walk

Grid Ref: SM999352


  • Enjoy the countryside and respect its life and work
  • Guard against all risk of fire
  • Leave gates and property as you find them
  • Keep your dogs under close control
  • Keep to public paths across farmland
  • Take your litter home