Trip To Three Reserves on Gower

Date(s) - 14 May 2016
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Cwm Ivy Woods


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Join the Bridgend Group for a walk through three beautiful nature reserves on Gower, led by Rose Revera, People and Wildlife Officer for the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

The Cwm Ivy and Betty Church reserves consist primarily of limestone woodlands and are managed by our own Trust. They stand on an escarpment overlooking Whiteford Burrows and Dunes, which are managed by the National Trust. Salt marsh, dunes and woodlands offer varied habitats for a wide range of special plants. After lunch, we will travel to Port Eynon by car for a walk along the South Gower Coast reserves, including Overton Mere and Long Hole Cliff, to look for the spring calcareous grassland wildflowers. Bluebells Vaughn Matthews

Time: 9:30/10:30am – 3.30pm

Travel arrangements: EITHER meet at 9.30 a.m. at Parc Slip to share cars

OR go direct to the public car park on the lane to the right of Llanmadoc church, map ref 440 935 to arrive by 10.30 a.m.

Clothing requirements: Bring refreshments for the day and come prepared for the elements.

Accessibility and Conditions: The walk may be rough or steep in places so please wear suitable sturdy footwear.

To learn more about Cwm Ivy Woods and Betty Church and the South Gower Reserves, see our reserves page here.

For more information about this event please contact Peter Hatherley by email on or ring the Trust on 01656 724100.