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.
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.
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.
This small reserve of broad-leaved woodland is most impressive in spring when snowdrops blanket the ground. Please note there is no public access at this time.
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.
The tranquil woodland and flower-rich meadow of this reserve is a haven for wildlife and the perfect spot for lazy summer picnics.
Sprawling oaks and towering beech trees form a beautiful mature woodland on the lower slopes of Whitebrook Valley, full of plants and woodland birds.
Piercefield woods are the gateway to the Lower Wye Valley, stretching for over 3km along the river from near Chepstow castle in the south to Wyndcliff woods and the Eagle’s Nest in the North.
This stunning ancient woodland offers peace and tranquillity and a wealth of wildlife.