The site is shown as a woodland in the 1840 tithe map, with a small orchard near the kissing gate. The woodland is managed as a combination of high forest and coppice-with-standards.
The Berwyn National Nature Reserve boasts vast areas of moor-covered upland totalling nearly 20,000 acres within the magnificent Berwyn Mountain range; the Reserve is made up of seven separate locations on the mountain.
The Brecknock Wildlife Trust is a registered charity and membership organisation, that has been operating for over 40 years, working for the protection of the wildlife habitats and species in the old county of Brecknock.
Dominating the eastern side of the Burfa Bog reserve is a motte and bailey castle dating from around the early twelfth century. The large mound (`tump') is kept clear of vegetation.
The northern part of the reserve was purchased by the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust in 1973, the wood is part of a much larger block of woodland typical of the uplands of this part of mid-Wales.
Majestic sessile oaks have nurtured this quiet corner of Wales for over 400 years providing leafy cover for plants and animals and creating a 'wild wood'.
The Cors Dyfi reserve is a mixture of bog, swamp, wet woodland and scrub supporting a plethora of animals and plants, including the magnificent Osprey, which bred on the reserve, for the first time, in 2011.
The Cors y Llyn Reserve is one of several mires in the old county of Radnorshire and is located to the south of Newbridge-on-Wye.
There is plenty else to find on this 1200 acre reserve which takes in the summit of Fan Frynach. Over 500 different plants have been recorded as well as 80 species of birds.
Craig y Cilau is of interest to the industrial archaeologist and landscape historian as much as to the naturalist.
The large mound is the remains of a motte and bailey castle, believed to have been built by Cadwallon ap Madog in the 12th century. The woodland is exceptionally important for its ancient pollarded oak trees.
Open at all times, by paths off the unfenced road across the common. But keep off the very boggy area of Traeth Bach.
The forces of nature are very obvious at Dolydd Hafren. On one side are the plants and animals trying to keep their roots in the ground and a roof over their head and on the other is the River Severn that, at times, causes complete chaos!
The Dyfi Biosphere is part of a network of UNESCO 'Biosphere Reserves' throughout the world where information and experiences can be shared and new ideas explored. Others include the Central Amazon, Niagara Escarpment and Gran Canaria!
Our area here in the Dyfi Valley, Aberystwyth and surroundings is one that simply must be experienced. Since 2009, UNESCO has designated the area as a Biosphere.
An opportunity to see red kites feeding, and to see their feats of aerial piracy as they compete with buzzards and ravens to choice pickings.
Gilfach Nature Reserve is set in the heart of the Marteg Valley in the Cambrian Mountains, about four miles north of Rhayader.
Hawksdrift Falconry Centre is situated in a beautiful 9 acre site. At hawksdrift we are committed to the conservation and preservation of native wildlife, our 9 acre site is a mini nature reserve with over 20 species of unusual wildlife.
Created from a gravel pit, quarried to provide material for the creation of the Welshpool bypass, Llyn Coed y Dinas is a fantastic home for all sorts of wildlife.
This 20 acre shallow upland basin is one of the three lakes high on the moors above the Carno valley.