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Droed y Bryn, Brecon, 1.6 acres of conifer woodland in the Brecon Beacons National Park for £16,000 (freehold) [#M1273]


An early rotation Norway spruce woodland with stunning views in a fantastic, peaceful location, benefiting from a good access track.




1.6 acres




£16,000 (freehold)


OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 160

Ordnance Survey Grid References:

- Roadside gate: SO 020 252

- Centre of wood: SO 022 253

Nearest postcode: LD3 8LE

This postcode will take you to the local area but may not take you to the woodland. You will need to use the location plan and directions as well.


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Droed y Bryn is situated in a delightful, peaceful location at the foot of the Brecon mountains. Nearby is Cwm Gwdi, a popular starting point to summit Pen y Fan and beyond. The popular tourist town of Brecon is a short 2.5 miles away.

The woodland itself is predominantly replanted Norway spruce, carried out about 25 years ago. With commercial aspirations the wood has also developed with an abundance of broadleaves namely birch at pole stage within the mix. The trees are dense in number and are at thinning stage, presenting the opportunity to produce some timber or firewood.

The excellent internal forest road network and flat terrain promise easy and cost-effective management. The main access track to the wood has recently been upgraded and is now easily negotiated by car. Access to other parts of the wood is provided along an unsurfaced formation to the rear. Access from the minor council road is via a secure locked gate through the wider wood and up to the woodland boundary.

The soil is free draining loam on a clay gley is superb for growing trees and supports vibrant vegetation where the light permits.

Droed y Bryn represents an opportunity to invest in some growing timber and a chance to manage the woodland to your own aspirations whether it be transformation into a native woodland or enhance the timber prospects.

If It Were Mine

The first job would be to cut an access path through the wood, thereby facilitating future management and extraction of woodland produce. In the longer term I would be tempted to steer the woodland toward a mixed broadleaf composition by removing the larger trees and those disadvantaged by the competition.  

Please remember some management operations require approval and/or a licence.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • From the centre of Brecon leave Watergate towards B4601 / Ship Street.
  • Turn right on to B4601 / Ship Street.
  • After half a mile bear left on to Ffrwdgrech Road.
  • After half a mile Keep straight on to road by the military sign.
  • After a mile turn left on to road where there is a stump of an old beech tree on the left.
  • After a mile turn left at the junction
  • After 150 metres you will arrive at the entrance gate (point A on the plan below) where there is a Red Rock Forestry management sign on the gate.
  • Park safely without blocking access and continue on foot (I’m sorry, we do not give out keys for viewing).
  • After 50 metres from the gate (point B) turn left and follow the stone track for a further 200 metres to point C.
  • This is the start of the wood marked with blue paint and continues on the right of the track.


  • The west boundary is marked with blue paint on timber stakes and on trees.
  • The north, north west and north east boundary along the track is set back from the inside edge of the track and before the ditch and is marked with green paint on timber stakes.
  • The south boundary is the agricultural fence.
  • The east boundary is marked with red paint on timber stakes and on trees.

Sporting Rights

 The woodland comes with full sporting rights.

Mineral Rights

These are included in the sale, except where reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

  • There are no public rights of way in this wood.
  • A right of way is granted for all times and purposes over the route ABCDEF.
  • A shared maintenance clause covers this right of way.

Fencing Liabilities

There are no known fencing liabilities.

Restrictive Covenants

There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.

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How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market:

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • The full contact details of the solicitor who has been instructed

Please click on the button below for more information.

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. They have been carefully checked by us but we cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves, and we will give as much help as possible with all information we have available.

Woods4Sale Interest

Woods4Sale Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

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