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.

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Grid reference: (main entrance) SM 772 274; (centre) SM 772 270.
Nearest postcode: SA62 6DA.

Dowrog Common (Pembrokeshire)