|Walking around the Afan Valley
The Cottage is located at the top of the Afan Valley. There are many trails recommended by the Forestry Commission from the easy walks along valley floors to more demanding trails shared with mountain bikers running over the mountain tops.
Forestry Commission recommended walks.
The Ordnance Survey online search for public footpaths and walking routes in and around Blaengwynfi returns 338 results. This area is outstanding in terms of natural beauty with a wide variety of walks from the forested valley floors to the windswept mountain tops in between.
Ordnance Survey website.
Neath and Port Talbot council top ten recommended walks.
Top ten walks then click to zoom in for a 3D map of the whole area.
BayTrans top ten or recommended walks around the Neath and Port Talbot Valleys.
To take advantage of the spectacular scenery go to their website:
BayTrans top ten walks