Allt Cefn Crug is an ancient woodland, set just outside Llandovery in Carmarthenshire. Llandovery is a small market town about 20 miles north east of Carmarthen, and is was once the focal town for the Welsh Drovers. In 1799 saw the establishment of the Black Ox bank, the first bank in Wales, named so for its association with the black cattle driven to and from the town on route to London.
Set on the edge of the breathtaking Brecon Beacons National Park, the woodland consists of 36 acres of sessile oak, hazel, holly, ash, larch and an old beech tree.
The name Allt Cefn Crug, I believe means - the wood on the side of the rocky ridge. Please correct me if I'm wrong, I not a welsh speaker. This seems to fit as rock is very close to the surface and the top of the hill is marked with several rocky mounds.
The woodland is classed as ancient, as it is known to exist since at least 1600, if not from before.
Although we are the legal owners of it now, we are just its guardians to look after it for our life time, and let our children and our childrens children and so on, care for the maintenance of this beautiful woodland thereafter.