River Wye, Monmouth
The River Wye supports exceptional diversity, including dragonflies. The River Wye around Monmouth is also one of the best places in the country to see Common Clubtail.
Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions
Things to see
The river can be accessed via a footpath near the Wye bridge.
A rare and threatened species
Main flight period is May July.
Look for emerging adults on the river banks.
Image by Gareth William Tonks
Common Clubtail emerge in spring on the river banks.
Summer is the best time to see the butterfly-like Demoiselles.
Contact UsWye Valley AONB
T: 01600 710846
Species Flight Periods
These are general species flight periods for the UK. Please be aware that dragonflies tend to emerge later in the north where the climate is cooler.