Kilvrough Manor Woods - Wildlife Trust Reserve


Kilvrough Manor Woods - Wildlife Trust Reserve

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Kilvrough Manor Woods comprises of two areas of woodland, on either side of the A4118¸ south Gower road in the Parkmill Valley. The woods are made up of mostly ancient semi-natural Ash, Oak, Beech and Elm with an understorey of Hazel; and a lovely Beech tree plantation making up a large part of the southern woodland. Redden Hill was originally a planted ancient woodland, with a conifer plantation when the Trust first acquired it. The conifers have been cleared.

You will come across Bramble, Bluebell, Ramsons (wild garlic), Twayblade and Hart’s-tongue Fern, and one of the last Gower localities for the Greater Butterfly-orchid. The woodland provides ideal habitat for Chiffchaff, Robin, Great Tit, Treecreeper and Willow Warbler with other species such as Buzzard, Great Spotted Woodpecker and Woodcock also regularly seen.

Further Information
There are 47 local Wildlife Trusts across the whole of the UK, the Isle of Man & Alderney; they work for an environment rich in wildlife for everyone. The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is fourth largest in the UK, covering from Cardiff and Caerphilly in the east to Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire in the west, and include four of the west Wales islands amongst the 90 or so nature reserves.

Training and Volunteering Opportunities
Volunteers are an integral part of the structure and running of the Trust. Volunteers take part in activities within the Trust contributing skills, talents, experience and time, which often expand the skills-base of the Trust. They also help to contain costs, raise funds and help raise awareness with people through the local groups.
Volunteers can be any age and can be experienced or inexperienced. Whether you are looking for training and experience to pursue a career in conservation, looking to keep fit and meet new people in your spare time, or looking for a new challenge following retirement or during a career break, the Trust can offer you a range of opportunities!

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