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Dyfnant Meadows

Hidden gem

Surrounded by forestry, Dyfnant Meadows is a small area of hill pasture, surrounded by ancient hedgerows and a wooded dingle. Part of the reserve is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), in recognition of the species-rich acid grassland, supporting species like Tormentil, Heath Bedstraw & lousewort. In wetter areas, Devil's-bit Scabious and Common Butterwort nestle amongst sedges and rushes.

The wooded dingle of Sessile Oak and birch, 'drips' with mosses, ferns and lichens and is alive with bird song in the Spring. Dormice also make their home here.

Best time to visit
To enjoy the variety of birds, Spring is hard to beat, but wildflowers abound in Summer.

Nearby nature reserves

Coed Pendugwm
6 miles - Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Llyn Mawr
12 miles - Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Cors-y-Sarnau
14 miles - North Wales Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Dyfnant Forest
Llangadfan
Powys
SY10 0NL
Map reference
SH 999 156
Great for...
getting away from it all
lichens and mosses
wildflowers
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
9.60 hectares
Status
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Access
Steep, uneven ground, wet and muddy in places. Contact the Trust for disabled access information.
Walking information
No waymarked trails. Ground steep & uneven.
Parking
Park carefully to avoid causing an obstruction
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Sheep & cattle
Reserve manager
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01938 555654
info@montwt.co.uk