Greenacres Nature Reserve

Greenacres Nature Reserve_Lin Cummins

Sand dunes and wetland near Porthmadog with typical wildflowers of these habitats


Park in the village of Morfa Bychan and walk across the golf course, or park in the car park at the end of Beach Road and keep left.
LL49 9YA

OS Map Reference

A static map of Morfa Bychan

Know before you go

12 hectares

Entry fee


Grazing animals

Yes, cattle in autumn and winter.

Walking trails

Uneven access through and over sand-dune grassland and through wet woodland.


No public or permissive footpaths, ground often very wet underfoot.


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

Spring / Summer

About the reserve

Morfa Bychan offers the chance to see rare maritime plants within a dynamic dune system. A complete range of dune habitats are present from the strandline to relatively stable dune grassland. There is also an area of wet woodland dominated by grey willow.

Contact us

North Wales Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01248351541

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)