In spring and summer the meadows dazzle with colour from a mixture of wildflowers scarcely found elsewhere in Gwent. It’s a restful spot for a picnic or a stroll among the flowers.
Once the largest steelworks in Europe, nature is returning to transform this site into an urban oasis full of wildflowers, birds and insects.
Clinging to the slopes of Machen Mountain, this reserve may be small but its broad-leaved woodland, limestone grassland, tumbling streams and pond are home to a wealth of wildlife.
Sandwiched between the River Wye and the A40, this little gem of a grassland reserve provides a much-needed home for nature.
A marshy grassland bursting with wildflowers, butterflies, bees and birds in the summer.
The tranquil woodland and flower-rich meadow of this reserve is a haven for wildlife and the perfect spot for lazy summer picnics.
The diversity and colour of the wildflowers in these traditional hay meadows steals the show in spring and summer before giving centre stage to the autumnal hues of fungi.
This stunning ancient woodland offers peace and tranquillity and a wealth of wildlife.
On the edge of the Gwent Levels, you can enjoy the rich variety of trees in the leafy woodland and the fascinating wildflowers and insects of the limestone grassland.