Information on Carmarthenshire Reserves

We currently manage these reserves with one member of staff and a group of enthusiastic volunteers.

Without volunteers and people becoming members of the Trust we would be unable to do this vital work in Carmarthenshire.

If you are thinking of taking your dog along with you, please read and conform to our guidelines for dog walking on nature reserves. This will help us to keep the nature reserves a safe place for wildlife and people.

Carmel, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Carmel comprises a mosaic of habitats with a distinct patchwork pattern of woodland blocks, with the intervening grassland rides kept …

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Talley Geese by V Matthews

Talley Lakes, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire

Mesotrophic/eutrophic lakes, fen, and wet woodland.

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Dinefwr / Dynefor Castle Woods – Llandeilo

The castle at Dinefwr Castle Woods Reserve stands proudly over the valley, the only Wildlife Trust reserve with a castle. …

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Comma butterfly by Amy Lewis

Coed Wern Ddu, Llanerch

Mixed deciduous and wet woodland and stream. Wern Ddu is a long strip of mature upland oak woodland with a stream running the length of …

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Cors Goch

Cors Goch, Llanllwch

Cors Goch is part of a lowland raised mire and is one of the last six large raised bogs in …

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Bogbean by Amy Lewis

Cors Pum Heol, Five Roads

The reserve consists of unimproved “boggy” rhos-like pasture dominated by Purple Moor Grass, occupying a topographical depression at the headwaters …

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Water vole by Amy Lewis

Ffrwd Farm Mire, Pembrey

Fen, reedbed, relict sand dune, and rough pasture.

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Poor Mans Wood Arch L Wilberforce

Poor Man’s Wood / Gallt y Tlodion, Llandovery

Poor Man’s Wood is a Sessile Oak wood with a Hazel understorey, on a hillside with a northerly aspect.  Rich in spring time flowers this …

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Globe flower -Trollius europaeus by BerndH

Nant Melin, Llandovery

Ancient upland Oak woodland and waterfalls.

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Marsh Fritillary by MJ Clark

Rhos Cefn Bryn, Llannon

Rhos Cefn Bryn consists of unimproved acid grassland.

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If you’d like to help us protect nature reserves like this then please consider becoming a member of WTSWW