We have 2 fab walks coming up for you.
Walk 1: Margam Country Park – Saturday 10th October.
Meet in Margam Park Car Park at 10am.
Walk 2: Glan Yr Afon Nature Reserve, Kidwelly – Tuesday 13th October.
Meet in the ‘Old Slaughter House’ at 10am.
We’ll meet the “Old Slaughterhouse” car park which is pretty easy to find.
Heading from Llanelli, at the first Kidwelly roundabout take the first exit and drive into Kidwelly and throught the town. Just over the humpback bridge, the car park is signposted directly on your left just before the bend that leads to the castle..
It’s quite a short walk but offers some spectacular views of historic Kidwelly.
Twenty years ago, Glan Yr Afon was a landfill site. It has now, however, been transformed into a large expanse of marshy grassland and is home to an abundance of wildlife, including one of Wales’ largest population of Bee Orchid – to date over 300 plants have been recorded here
New footpaths, financed by Kidwelly Town Council, with grant aid from CCW, provide a circular walk around the reserve and can be accessed by people of all abilities. The reserve also joins the Sustrans cycle track, linking the reserve to the Millennium Coastal Park.
The site, which borders the Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries Special Area of Conservation (SAC), is home to a variety of butterflies, including marbled whites, green veined whites, meadow brown and common blue. Linnets, barn owls, skylarks and meadow pipits are also frequent visitors.
Please let us know (if you can) if you will be joining us.
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