Dowrog Common (Pembrokeshire)
Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (land leased from National Trust)
The common is notified as a SSSI and forms part of the north-west Pembrokeshire Commons cSAC. The site consists of area of fen mosaic in both wet and dry heaths with pools. Dowrog means ‘watery place, marsh’ from dyfr(i)og ‘watery’. It is a great site for wildflowers and dragonflies, with a species list of over 10, these include the Hairy Dragonfly, Small Red Damselfly and Scarce Blue-tailed Damselfly.
The common is off the A487, 3km north west of St Davids. The site is open access land. There is a small area for parking next to the cattle grid.
Contact UsGrid reference: (main entrance) SM 772 274; (centre) SM 772 270.
Nearest postcode: SA62 6DA.