Hafren

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The Forest takes its name from Afon Hafren (River Severn) which rises in a deep, blanket-peat bog, 800m outside its boundary, high above, on the slopes of Plynlimon. It is possible to walk to the Source of the Severn from Hafren Forest. The Severn Way, Britain's longest riverside walk, begins at the Source.

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Rhydybenwch Picnic Site

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Rhydybenwch Picnic Site

Rhyd-y-benwch picnic site acts as a gateway to a number of waymarked forest walks.The picnic site is situated next to a wildflower meadow which is at its best in late July. The Source of the Severn and one of the peaks of Pumlumon (Pen Pumlumon Arwystli 741m, 2431ft) can be reached from the car park along waymarked walks.

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From Llanidloes town centre face the Market Hall from Great Oak Street and take Short Bridge Street directly opposite. Follow the narrow road to Old Hall. The Rhydybenwch picnic site is 6 miles west of Llanidloes. It can also be reached from the northern end of Llyn Clywedog on minor roads.

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Free

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