Nature Reserves

There is about 2889 ha of open common land within Merthyr Tydfil.


Nature Reserves - The Taf Fechan Reserve situated in Cefn Coed and the second, Pontygwaith which is a privately owned Nature reserve in the southern end on the Borough.

Penmoelallt and Cilsanws are managed by the Merthyr Tydfil & District Naturalists Society, and work with the community and Forestry Commission to conserve and promote the natural environment. 

For more information on the society's work and how to get involved, please write to:

Merthyr Tydfil & District Naturalists Society
Vaynor Lane
Cefn Coed
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 2HW

Forestry with public access - The main forestry site with public access is Gethin Woodland Park, which is situated west of the A470. The Forestry Commission have also dedicated many of their sites throughout the County Borough as Open Access Land.
Tel: 01685 727474
Last updated: 15.11.2011
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