The Wern woods,  (Kath Beasley)

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The Wern is a beautiful 3 hectare reserve near Monmouth with great views. The site includes open woodland, scattered silver birch and yew tress, and a small area of heathland. 

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  • Free Entry

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the B4293 south from Monmouth for approximately 4 km. Take a right-turn, signposted Craig y Dorth, onto a road which goes steeply downhill. Continue down this road, passing the telephone box at Troy View Farm, and approximately 1 km further on, opposite a right-hand turn just past Little Wern, you will reach a footpath sign on the left with a very small lay-by / parking area. The entrance to the reserve is located here (grid ref: SO 485 087).

The Wern

Type:Nature Reserve

Craig-y-Dorth, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, NP25 4RL
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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* There is a very small lay-by at the entrance to the reserve (grid ref: SO 485 087).

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