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Conservation Centre & Nature Reserve
Pensychnant works with many local naturalists and local and national wildlife and conservation organisations to foster the public’s appreciation and understanding of nature and to record and safeguard the wildlife and natural beauty of North Wales.
Pensychnant is a special place. Here, a 150 acre Victorian Estate nestles within the outstanding natural beauty of the Sychnant Pass, with unhindered walks to the summits of the Carneddau mountains and views across the North Wales coast; Here, centuries of traditional farming have shaped the prehistoric landscape and made deep cultural roots; and herein abounds diverse wildlife, both common and rare, in ancient and Victorian woodlands, heathland and ffridd. It is an eminently tranquil place, somehow set apart from this modern clamouring world, in which to enjoy and really appreciate nature, and Mankind’s place in nature. We hope that visitors will leave with a greater appreciation of our natural heritage and its importance to Mankind’s material and spiritual well-
But Pensychnant is also more than this. Pensychnant works with a community of naturalists and wildlife organisations which strive together to conserve the wildlife and natural beauty of North Wales. By fostering understanding and appreciation of nature, we hope to help conserve it, both in this special corner of Wales, and more widely. The Pensychnant Conservation Centre hosts displays, lectures and other events about wildlife, its threats and conservation, with a focus on old-
The Pensychnant Foundation is a Registered Charity: number 1019184
120 acre Nature Reserve
Nationally important heathland, where choughs and ravens cavort, cuckoos call and skylarks sing.
Ancient and Victorian woodlands; prime habitat for pied flycatchers, redstarts, wood warblers, nuthatches, woodpeckers, ........
Natural History skills for which Great Britain was once pre-
.... Or just Quiet Enjoyment
Guided walks and wildlife lectures throughout the year
Wildlife Art Exhibitions
Featuring local and national artists including collections by Philip Snow and Betty Mills.
Guided walk by William Condry, one of Wales’ greatest naturalists.
Cuckoo: 37% decline in the last five years (BTO statistics)
House & Exhibition Open: Wednesday -
Nature Reserve Open: Wednesday -
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Wildlife Art Gallery
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