Dragonfly. Photo: Ceirios Beard

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park

This peat bog, lake and woodland reserve is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Carmarthenshire, and has a real wealth of interesting wildlife in its different habitats.

The central lake and peat bog support rare plants including bogbean, round leaved sundew and the royal fern. Birdlife includes snipe, reed bunting, moorhen, mallard, pochard, little grebe, swallows and house martins.

There are boardwalks across the peat bog to enable safe viewing of the habitat.

The woodland includes coniferous and broad leafed deciduous varieties, which provide great environments for a range of tits, goldcrest, treecreeper, jay and green woodpecker. Out on the heathland you might see kestrels, buzzards, common lizards and grass snakes.

Insect life includes peacock, painted lady and orange tip butterflies, many dragonflies and damselflies.

Address:

Llyn Llech Owain Country Park
Church Road
Gorslas
Carmarthenshire
SA14 7NF


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