Cors Goch, Anglesey
Know before you go
Parking informationAdjacent to the main entrance there is limited roadside parking to the north-west of the village. Additional park is available along the un-made track that approaches the southern part of the reserve.
Grazing animalsYes; horses, cattle and sheep may be present throughout the year.
A network of paths over a variety of terrains. There is a boardwalk across part of the wetland
Paths cross a variety of ground, from open fields to muddy wetland margins. In places paths may be steep or slippy. There are numerous kissing gates which may restrict access.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitFrom May and through the summer is the best time for wildflowers, birds and insects. But a visit at any time of the year will provide the opportunity for some interesting wildlife encounters.
About the reserve
Cors Goch is Anglesey’s most complete fen basin and is primarily base rich fen sitting within a shallow valley fed with lime rich water from the surrounding land via several springs. Cors Goch is much more than just a fen and there is associated limestone grassland, acid grasslands and heath lands, woodland and scrub all forming a mosaic of habitats supporting a wide variety of plants and animals. The reserve is home to many rare and threatened plants and animals’ species with 10 species of orchid, 15 species of dragonfly and over 19 species of butterfly recorded.