Places to go in south east Wales

South East

Find out more about some of the wildlife hotspots on your doorstep. Or check out other places to go in South East Wales with our A-Z listing.


Lakes and woodland near the town of Penarth.

Croes Robert Wood

A reserve deep in the wooded Wye Valley.

Flat Holm

An island reserve in the middle of the Bristol Channel.

Forest Farm

A nature haven by the River Taff and M4 in Cardiff.

Kenfig Reserve

This reserve is a fascinating area of wetlands and sand dunes.

Merthyr Mawr

This dune walk is from Weatherman Walking 2008.

Newport Wetlands

The wetlands have created a remarkable haven for rare wildlife.

Parc Slip

A restored open cast site near Bridgend consisting of a variety of habitats and wildlife.

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Newport Wetlands

South East places

Nature on your doorstep in south east Wales.

Nature reserves

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