This former landfill site has been developed into a wildlife haven in partnership with local groups. Relict estuarine habitat is a major feature of the reserve, but the 13 hectare site also includes woodland, meadow, wetland and ponds providing homes for more than 500 species of wildlife.

 

Features 


  • Local nature reserve declared in 1991
  • Water features include ponds, wetland and scrapes, where heron, kingfisher, sedge warblers and snipes can be spotted
  • Meadows and grassland containing bee, common spotted, southern marsh and butterfly orchid varieties
  • Woodland provides habitat for nesting birds and dormice
  • Silurian Wenlock rock has been exposed in part of the site – the most southerly exposure of this rock in Wales.

 

Facilities


 

Opening hours


The park is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


How to find us

Access point

GPS

Hammond Way

320409/178567

Ipswich Road

320630/178658

 

 

Public transport: See Cardiff bus​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window  for local routes or visit TravelineCymru​​​​​​​​​​​​​​External link opens in a new window  to plan your journey online


Parking: Car parking is available on-street next to the entrance points


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