With its oak woodland and grasslands full of fascinating plants and insects, this reserve offers a peace and tranquillity that belies its location on the edge of Pontnewynydd town.
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.
A tranquil site of ancient woodland and meadow in bustling Cwmbran.
Like something out of a fairytale, this stunning ancient woodland is a tranquil place to stroll among the woodland wildflowers whilst listening to the birds singing in the trees.
Cuhere Wood has a rare and distinctive limestone flora. It lies in a secluded valley in a part of Monmouthshire well-known for its historical interest and natural beauty. Much of Cuhere Wood is…
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.
A small but perfectly formed valley mire, full of rare and interesting plants. Encircled by alder and beech trees, this reserve has a wonderful feeling of seclusion and tranquillity.