Carmarthenshire Reserves

Talley Geese by V Matthews

Talley Lakes, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Talley Lakes downloadable leaflet for printing (102 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 186 Llandeilo & Brechfa Forest. Main entrances: SN632328 or SN635329, Site centre: SN631335 Status SSSI. Talley by V Matthews Tenure: Leased from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Size 25 ha (61.75 acres). Location and Access Notes 7 miles north of Llandeilo on the B4302 beside the village of Talley. Off road parking near abbey. Footpath across private land from gate on minor road past abbey to a stile between the two lakes; not accessible for wheelchairs.…
Dinefwr Castle by V Matthews

(Dinefwr / Dynefor) Castle Woods – Llandeilo

Castle Woods – downloadable version of this leaflet for printing (114 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 186 Llandeilo & Brechfa Forest. Main entrance: SN623223, Site centre: SN614218 Status Notified SSSI and Scheduled Ancient Monument. Tenure Freehold purchased in 1979 with funds from the Dyfed Wildlife Appeal, and grant aid from the Countryside Commission & WWF. Size 25.5 ha (63 acres). Location and Access Notes 2 km west of Llandeilo, adjacent to Dinefwr Park. Visitors can park next to the fire station off the A40 and walk down Dinefwr Park Drive.…
Comma butterfly by Amy Lewis

Coed Wern Ddu, Llanerch

Coed Wern Ddu – downloadable version of this leaflet for printing (91 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 177 Carmarthen & Kidwelly. Main entrance: SN373179, Site centre: SN374178 Tenure The site was given to the Trust in 1981 during the Dyfed Wildlife Appeal by Mr and Mrs Dunn. Size 1 ha (2.5 acres). Location and Access Notes Public transport: No known public transport access. 4 km west of Carmarthen. From the A40 west of Carmarthen, take the B4312 to Johnstown Coed Wern Ddu and then follow an unclassified road through Llanllwch for 3 km to Wern Ddu.…
Cors Goch

Cors Goch, Llanllwch

Cors Goch – downloadable version of this leaflet for printing (89 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 177 Carmarthen and Kidwelly. Main entrances: SN370187 & SN363185. Site centre: SN365186 Status A notified SSSI and part of the Cors Goch Llanllwch NNR. Tenure Parts of the site were purchased in 1980 and 1983 with grant aid from the NHMF, NCC, and WWF. Size 11.2 ha (27.6 acres). Location and Access Notes Public transport: Bus numbers 244, 322, 222 & 224 from Carmarthen stop near the Showground.…
Bogbean by Amy Lewis

Cors Pum Heol, Five Roads

Cors Pum Heol downloadable version of this leaflet for printing (104 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 178 Llanelli and Ammanford. Main entrance: SN484048, Site centre: SN486047 Tenure Leased from the Stradey Estate for 21 years from 25th March 1993. Size 4.86 hectares (12 acres). Location and Access Notes Public transport: Bus numbers 194 & 195 from Llanelli stop at Five Roads. Take the B4309 (Pontyates-Llanelli via Five Roads). Cors Pum Heol L Wilberforce At Five Roads, take the unclassified road to Trimsaran (Gelli Fawr Road).…
Water vole by Amy Lewis

Ffrwd Farm Mire, Pembrey

Ffrwd Farm Mire downloadable version of this leaflet for printing (117 KB) Return to Carmarthenshire Reserves Information Page Grid References O.S. Explorer map 178 Llanelli & Ammanford. Main entrance:SN418021, Site centre: SN420026 Status Notified as part of the Gwernedd Pembre SSSI. Tenure The site was purchased in 1983 with grant aid from the Llanelli Naturalists’ Society, NHMF, NCC, and WWF. A further area was subsequently leased from the Coal Authority, and the Llanelli Naturalists’ Society have owned a further 1.2 ha (3 acres) since 1979.…