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Cors Goch

The Cors Goch reserve is one of several lowland fens on Anglesey and you can find it between the villages of Pentraeth and Benllech. The reserve lies in the bed of an ancient glacial lake. Over time, the lakes ancient hollow has filled in with peat, as plant life thrived and died through the past 10,000 years - leaving the fen we see today. Like the other wetlands on Anglesey, Cors Goch is an outlying refuge for many plants more often associated with the fens of East Anglia.

Grid Ref: SH494811 Area: 52.72 hectares

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Visiting

The main access point to the reserve lies at the northeast end of the site. A path runs the length of Cors Goch for about one-and-a-half kilometers and there is a boardwalk through the fen, although this can be uneven when there’s a high water level.

There are no surfaced paths on the reserve and the terrain varies from flat to quite steep.Some uneven short stretches are unsuitable for wheelchairs or prams.


Photo by Damian Hughes,
©DPH Photography

 

 

 

 

 



The paths can also get extremely wet and muddy with poor weather conditions.

How to get there

Photo by
Chris Wynne, ©NWWT

 

 

 

 

 

 


Public Transport
bus service passes through Llanbedrgoch - for more information on bus services and times, contact Traveline Cymru on 0871 2002233.

 


To reach the reserve you need to:

  • Leave the A5025 at the junction about two-and-a-half kilometres north of Pentraeth
  • Take the left turn to Llanbedrgoch

 

Cars can be parked in the lay-by about one-and-half kilometres beyond the village, close to the reserve track.

Facilities

There are no facilities on site.

Who looks after it?

North Wales Wildlife Trust manages the reserve. The trust can be contacted on 01248 351541 or email Nwwt@cix.co.uk

For further information, you can also contact the CCW northern region reserves team via the enquiries help line on 0845 1306229 or by email at enquires@ccw.gov.uk.

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