The Countryside of Gwent
Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport, Torfaen
Discover the countryside of Gwent on holiday or on your doorstep
Hand Picked & Reviewed
A luxurious Shepherd's Hut in a totally secluded meadow and on the edge of a natural wood. An Orchard Cottage in the peaceful Wye Valley. How about a converted windmill by the Brecon Beacons National Park?
Can you help with Newport Wetlands bird counts?
Newport Wetlands are looking for volunteers with experience of counting and identifying wetland birds to help with the co-ordinated WeBS and winter High Tide counts at either Goldcliff Lagoons or Uskmouth Reedbeds. WeBS surveys involve 3 hours on one Sunday a month while High Tide counts require 3 hours mid-week once a month, November to
Colour-ringed Curlew sightings requested
Curlews were colour-ringed by a BTO/WWT team on the Usk estuary in 2015/16. There haven’t been many re-sightings of these birds although recently there have been a few reports from Goldcliff – one of these birds is aged at least 22 years! WWT has now started a Severn Curlew project, raising chicks in captivity for
The South Wales Otter Trust are monitoring otters across South Wales and collecting data which is then passed on to local wildlife trusts, NRW and to SEWBReC. If you see otters please put your sighting on their facebook page together with a map reference :https://www.facebook.com/groups/SouthWalesOtterTrust/