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Landscape & wildlife Please note - A new body, Natural Resources Wales has taken over all functions and services previously carried out by Countryside Council for Wales. While the Natural Resources Wales website continues to be developed, some online services will continue to be provided on this web site.

Caeau Bronydd-mawr

The site is an excellent example of species-rich fen meadow, with associated purple moor-grass and rush pasture as well as species-rich neutral grassland in the drier areas. Additional interest is provided by the presence of acid grassland and wet heath on poorer soils. These grasslands together support a wide variety of plants including several uncommon and declining species.

Caeau bronydd mawr SSSI aerial photo

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Managing this site

The site is under private ownership. The special features of this SSSI and CCW’s views about site management have been summarised in a Site Management Statement, addressed to the owners and managers of the land. The statement can be found in the resource section below.

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There is no public access to this site.

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Caeau is the plural of cae ‘field’ (caeau). Bronnydd-mawr means ‘big hillsides’ with bronnydd the plural of bron ‘hill-side, slope’ and mawr ‘big, large’.

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