27.33 ha (67.53 acres)

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Maes y Pant is an attractive 70 acre forested area set in the villages of Gresford and Marford near Wrexham run by the local communities, who welcome visitors on site, as does the old quarryman at the main entrance. A former quarry, it has wonderful views from the old quarry escarpment across the Dee Valley, with Liverpool on the horizon. The site has 2.9km of surfaced footpaths and more informal ones which are shown on information boards at the entrances. There are over 200 varieties of flora including helleborines and the wild bee orchid. The site is also home to a variety of animals, reptiles and birds including slow worms, sparrowhawks and owls.