SOLD: Coed Dwyfor (Dwyfor Wood) £55,000 Freehold

  • Llanystumdwy, Criccieth, Gwynedd
  • 4¼ acres
  • North Wales


Coed Dwyfor is a relatively level, mixed broadleaf woodland located just a couple of miles away from the lovely seaside town of Criccieth. The trees are quite dense, and there aren’t too many large trees, so this woodland would be well suited to being managed with hand tools. This would be an ideal opportunity to do some thinning, favouring whichever species are preferred.

The wood is reasonably flat to gently sloping throughout, just rising a little more steeply to the northern and north-eastern boundary.

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.


A conifer crop was clear-felled from Coed Dwyfor about 25 years ago, and apart from along the external boundaries with adjacent fields, all of the growth is believed to mixed broadleaf natural regeneration, with the occasional conifer to be found.


Leading off from the hard standing parking area there is a recently brush cut path which leads slightly uphill alongside a very small stream on the left. Eventually you will get to the main section of the woodland and a small clearing with a simple handmade bench.

There are some areas of seasonal wetland within the wood - wet in the winter, much drier in the spring and summer.

Access, tracks and footpaths

Access to the woodland is via a small stretch of track, which used to be a public road, until the road was widened back in the 1970s, and moved away from the wood. The remains of the tarmac means this track is suitable for most cars, and there is room to park one vehicle in the turning area immediately in front of the entrance into the wood. There are no tracks within the woodland (although one could be constructed from the entrance) and no public footpaths.

Local area and history

Located a couple of miles away is the lovely seaside town of Criccieth here you’ll find several pubs and restaurants as well as Criccieth Castle which is a stunning sight as you enter Criccieth from the east. Llanystumdwy is where David Lloyd George was brought up as a child, before going on to be Prime Minister from 1916-1922. There is a Lloyd George museum in the village.

Wood maps

Wood map


The northern boundary runs along a fence line

The eastern boundary runs along a fence line and wooden stakes

The western boundary runs along a small stream indicated with wooden stakes alternating on each side of the stream. The actual boundary is the centre of the stream.

The boundaries are further indicated with red paint

Find this wood

This wood is now sold, please do not visit the wood without the permission of the owner.


  • OS Landranger: OS No. 123
  • Grid ref: SH 466 384
  • Nearest post code: LL52 0LS
  • GPS coordinates: 52.9215, -4.2827

Location map


From the north:

Head south-east on A487 towards B4411

Turn right onto B4411 a few hundred yards after The Goat Inn

Continue for 2 miles then turn right

Continue for 1.6 miles then turn right

Continue for a few hundred yards past Llanystumdwy campsite which will be on your left hand side. Take the right turn before you get to the junction that takes you onto the main road.

The woodland entrance will be at the end of the road.

From the east/south:

Coming from the A487 At Minffordd Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Porthmadog Byp/A487

Continue for 2.3 miles then at Porthmadog Roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A487

Continue for 0.8 miles then at Tremadog Roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A498

Continue for 0.4 miles then at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A497

Continue along the A497 for 5.7 miles then turn right then immediately left.

The woodland entrance will be at the end of the road. Please park right in front of the gate, so as not to block the drive or the parking spaces of the houses.

If using a sat nav enter LL52 0LS, this is the nearest post code to the woodland and will take you right to the woodland entrance

How we support our buyers

Membership of the small woodland owners’ group

£300 for a woodland course of your choice

Free copies of our woodland book

One year's free membership of the royal forestry society

Please note this wood is owned by woodlands.co.uk.

Our regional managers are often out working in our woodlands, so if you email an offer and want to be sure it has been received, please phone our manager on their mobile phone. The first offer at the stated price which is accepted, whether by phone or email, has priority.

Please take care when viewing as the great outdoors can contain unexpected hazards and woodlands are no exception. You should exercise common sense and caution, such as wearing appropriate footwear and avoiding visiting during high winds.

These particulars are for guidance only and, though believed to be correct, do not form part of any contract. Woodland Investment Management Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

A mixed broadleaf woodland located a couple of miles away from the lovely seaside town of Criccieth.

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Managed by Ash Charlwood and Helen Iles

Telephone: 07817 761125

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