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Piercefield Woods are the gateway to the Lower Wye Valley, stretching for over 3km along the river from near Chepstow castle in the south to Wyndcliff woods and the Eagle’s Nest in the North.

Piercefield Woods are a part of the Lower Wye Valley woodlands, one of the largest and most important areas for native woodland that remain in Britain and at 81ha they are also the largest Nature Reserve Gwent Wildlife Trust manages.

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Eagle's Nest ViewpointEagle's Nest Viewpoint & Wyndcliff Wood, ChepstowWyndcliff Wood is a superb example of a lower Wye Valley gorge woodland with ancient hanging beech and yew as well as lime, ash and hazel coppice.


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Piercefield Woods Nature Reserve

Type:Nature Reserve

St. Arvans, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6EG
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Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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