Gors Maen Llwyd Nature Reserve

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A stunning upland heather moorland home to many upland birds with areas of peat bog and wet flushes that are rich in plant and insect life

Location

7 miles south west of Denbigh on the B4501

Nantglyn
Denbighshire

OS Map Reference

SH 975 580
A static map of Gors Maen Llwyd

Know before you go

Size
280 hectares

Entry fee

No

Parking information

Park at the top car park (SH 970 580) or near the bird hide (SH 983 574)

Grazing animals

Sheep grazing during the summer

Walking trails

Good but uneven paths through heather.

The Brenig cycle trail passes through parts of the reserve

Access

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Dogs

On a lead

Facilities

Bird hides

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

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About the reserve

 A great site to see mountain pansy, heathers, red grouse, black grouse, hen harrier, sky lark, meadow pipit, cuckoo, adder, brown hare and the occasional osprey. It is the largest of the Trust's reserves at 280 ha, purchased in 1988 and forms part of the Mynydd Hiraethog SSSI.  

Contact us

North Wales Wildlife Trust - Graham Berry
Contact number: 01248 351541

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)