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Great Mountain Biking

What a great find. Read about Afan forest in a magazine and so glad we came. The climb to the top... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bethersden, United Kingdom
Delightfully Steep

In this beautiful summer we've been enjoying, there was nothing better than walking at Afan Argoed... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Neath, United Kingdom
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Afan Argoed Countryside Centre, Cynonville SA13 3HQ, Wales
+44 1639 850564
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great find. Read about Afan forest in a magazine and so glad we came. The climb to the top is well worth it!! Views fantastic & not commercialized like other bike parks. Here you are left to explore and have a blast down...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Visited today for a walk with my dog. Unfortunately I didn’t have any change for the pay and display car park so called into the cafe and asked if they would change a £5 note as the machine only took coins. I was told that...More

4  Thank bridgendblue
Reviewed 23 July 2018

In this beautiful summer we've been enjoying, there was nothing better than walking at Afan Argoed, something we haven't done for many years. We decided on attempting the Gyfylchi Ridgetop Trail. It was very steep and almost killed me (exceedingly unfit, overweight and therefore a...More

1  Thank SouthWalesGareth
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We parked in the Afan Lodge car park (£1 all day) and did a 5 mile circular walk. Really enjoyed, signs could have been a lttle better or maybe some map leaflets available in the centre but really enjoyed. Café is excellent, really friendly staff...More

2  Thank 16Ros
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Enjoyable walk , spectacular setting very poor signage. Missed the signs for the walk we intended to follow. enjoyed it any way

1  Thank lluxent
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Afan was a perfect stop off to break up a trip back from Pembrokeshire with the family. In 3hrs we rode the green Rookie and Blue Scar trails with our teenage children, which were perfect. Be prepared for a long uphill on the blue, but...More

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Love the blue trail, wouldn’t bother with the (orange) red one though. Stopped for lunch in the cafe, quote a long wait, but who cares, it’s Sunday! Really great sandwiches with the most interesting side salad I’ve ever had - blueberries, raspberries, strawberries & a...More

1  Thank Spatrick87
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Nice people and good, quick service. Everyone enjoyed their lunch. Sadly, dogs were not allowed in despite this being a popular place to walk dogs.

2  Thank powderfinger18
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I am a member of the U3A (Llanelli Branch) and our walking group came here in October 2017 to enjoy the forest trails and see the tunnel designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel which runs through the mountain. It's just off the road from Port Talbot...More

Thank Cymru-Bagpuss
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great MTB trails, Been here three time now, about 4 hour drive well worth it. Food available, bike shop and hose to clean your bike.

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