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Size:

43.64 ha (107.83 acres)

Grid reference:

SN641217

Map reference:

Explorer 186

OS Landranger 159

At 42 hectares (107 acres), Coed Tregib is part of one of the largest segments of ancient woodland in the area, and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Brimming with over 100 plant species, this beautiful wood is home to the rare hazel dormouse, fallow deer and an abundance of butterflies. With a multitude of habitats to discover, stunning flora to see and wildlife to spot, Coed Tregib is a great place to visit.

Features

  • Parking at site
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Waymarked walk
  • Grassland
  • Marshland
  • Broadleaved woodland

How to get to Coed Tregib

Coed Tregib is situated 1.6km (1 mile) west of the small medieval town of Llandeilo in Carmarthenshire, Wales.

If travelling from the south leading from the M4, follow the A483 from the Pont Abraham services for approximately 29km (18 miles) toward the town of Llandeilo. Turn right onto Bethlehem Road at a small roundabout approximately 0.8km (0.5 miles) before Llandeilo, and follow for around 1.6km (1 mile) until you reach the main car park, marked by a roadside wooden welcome sign.

If heading from the north, follow the A40 to the town of Llandeilo. Follow the main A40 through the middle of the town and cross over the River Towy until reaching a small roundabout in the village of Ffairfach. Turn left onto Bethlehem Road and follow for around 1.6km (1 mile) until you reach the main car park, marked by a roadside wooden welcome sign.

The nearest train station is Ffairfach, 1.2km (0.7 miles) away. There is also a train station in Llandeilo, 1.6km (1 mile) from the wood.

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The nearest bus stop is Ffairfach Square, 0.9km (0.6 miles) away in the village of Ffairfach. There are several bus services running to and from Llandeilo.

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Facilities and access

The site has three entrances including three pedestrian access gates. One is located immediately off the main entrance car park.

The car park is equipped with an all-ability access kissing gate suitable for wheelchair users, connecting to an all-ability path, approximately 0.5km (0.3 miles) in length.

The paths within the older woodland located on the upper slopes of the site are gently sloping with narrow sections along grassy and natural woodland paths with sections of raised boardwalks across the muddiest sections. The circular track can be narrow in places and includes a stream-crossing and two kissing gates. The route is waymarked.

There is a car park at the main entrance to the site, with space for up to 10 cars.

The nearest public toilet is located in Llandeilo, at the main car park where the council offices and library are located. The toilets are open all year round and have disabled facilities with RADAR access.

Wildlife and habitats

Animals

Coed Tregib supports a range of wildlife. Wrens and dormice nest in the ancient woodland, butterflies inhabit the open glades and deer graze on the lush grasses. An area of species-rich meadow is maintained by cattle-grazing and the wet grassland is home to a number of grass-loving species such as marsh fritillary butterflies.

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Trees, plants and fungi

Coed Tregib is botanically diverse, with over 100 species of plant. Admire the bold bluebells in spring, take in the sweet scent of the honeysuckle or forage for sloe berries in the autumn.

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Habitats

Coed Tregib features a wealth of different habitats, from open grassland to uncommon wet woodland.

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About Coed Tregib

Dedication bench at Watkins Wood

Dedicate at this wood

This wood is one of more than 50 across the UK where it's possible to dedicate trees, benches or larger areas of woodland. Mark a special occasion or celebrate the life of a loved one with a meaningful gesture that lasts. 

Choose a dedication

Things to do at Coed Tregib

Walking

Pull on your walking boots and explore the woodland via its network of paths. An all-ability path provides access to the new woodland, with views over the fields and trees, and the woodland walk is the perfect way to take in the sights and sounds of the wood.

Coed Tregib - Management plan

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Coed Tregib Management Plan

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