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Llanymynech Rocks

Man-made treasure

Straddling the border between England and Wales, the reserve lies at the southern end of the carboniferous limestone outcrop that stretches from Anglesey and the Great Orme at Llandudno. From the early 19th century until the end of the First World War, the site was a busy limestone quarry; since then peace has returned and nature has crept in to steal it back for herself.

Video clip courtesy of Aden Productions


Best time to visit
Llanymynech Rocks is spectacular at any time of the year, but Spring and Summer is the most colourful and full of life!

Nearby nature reserves

Llanymynech Rocks
0 miles - Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Llynclys Common
1 miles - Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Dolgoch Quarry
2 miles - Shropshire Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Between Llanymynech and Pant
SY22 6HD
Map reference
SJ 262 216
Great for...
historical interest
stunning views
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
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Opening Times
Open at all times
11.90 hectares
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Very uneven terrain. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
Very uneven terrain
Park in the Shropshire Wildlife Trust car park off Underhill Lane.
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Reserve manager
Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01938 555654