Cors Erddreiniog National Nature Reserve (Anglesey)

NRW

The reserve is designated as a SSSI and also, along with other areas, a SAC and Ramsar site.  The main habitat is fens but there is also heathland, woodland and small lakes.  The fen is the largest of three fens found on Anglesey.  The reserve is great for dragonflies with 21 species recorded including the rare and protected Southern Damselfly. It also has nationally scarce Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly and locally scarce Variable Damselfly, Keeled Skimmer and Black Darter.

A boardwalk runs around the reedbeds for 1000 metres there is also a bird hide overlooking one of the lakes which can be reached via the boardwalk.  There is limited roadside parking in the village of Capel Coch.  Access is down a narrow track beside a cottage in the village.  The reserve is open all year round.  Sturdy shoes are recommended and the reserve is not accessible to wheelchairs or pushchairs.

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Grid reference: SH 469 820.
Nearest postcode: LL78 7JL.

Cors Erddreiniog National Nature Reserve (Anglesey)