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Beaufort Hill

Ponds & Woodlands

A Local Nature Reserve &

Community Green Flag Award Winner

Green Flag

Awarded for seven consecutive years

Site Development & Enhancement

(To find out more, please click on each image)

Site Development - Page 1

How it all began in 2005.

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Site Development - Page 4

Further development partners :-

Fitzpatrick Woolmer

Groundwork Wales

Keep Wales Tidy

Green Earth

John James ( Wood Sculptures)

Site Development - Page 2

Working with Coed Cymru to develop the Ponds & Woodlands Project.

Site Development - Page 3

Developing the site with our partners :-


Townsend Landscaping

Saraj Guja

Gower Charcoal

Art Matters

Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 1

The Woodlands site is the commemcement of the Ebbw  Fach Trail,  this page shows the BGCBC Regeneration Department plans proposed to enhance the main entrance at Highlands Road.

Site Enhancement 2013 - Page 1

Reed harvesting on Upper Boat pond

Entrance gates repainted.

Site Enhancement 2013 - Page 2

The Groundworks Project - enhancement of Highlands Road entrance and approx 100 yards of pathway improved from gate towards Blaen Cendl.

Information Panel installed at the entrance gate.

Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 3

Installation of Ebbw Fach Trail Interpretation Posts at Highlands Road entrance.

Damaged fencing at north side of Upper Boat Pond replaced with new 6 foot high fencing.


Site Enhancement 2012 - Page 2

Highlands Road Entrance access road improved and parking paces for 3 cars provide.

Blaen Cendl Entrance enhanced an access bridge and steps replaced.

New wood sculpure by John James erected near  Upper Boat Pond.

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Members Work Page 1

Litter Picking

Bench Repairs

Tree Management

Building a hibernaculum

Constructing a path and handrail at Upper Boat Pond

Bird hide 11 Oct 2011

Members Work Page 2

Willowfence training

Building a bird hide


7th Sleeper Bridge (2)

Members Work- Page 3

Pathway clearance Highlands Rd to Blaen Cendl

Installing sleeper bridges over culverts/ditches

Tidying Highlands Road Entrance

Installing picnic tables

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Schools 2007

Designs for Entance Gates

Tree planting

Pond dipping


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Ebbw Fawr Learning

Work carried out on the site by the Ebbw Fawr

Learning Community

Forest School

The Forest School was part of the Ebbw Fawr Learning Community, they carried out a lot of work at the Woodlands in 2015/6, and ali worked on other local projects