A series of small fields south of the village
of Talwrn which have remained largely unimproved by modern
agriculture and retain semi-natural grassland and mire vegetation
in a complex mosaic.
Managing this site
This site is privately owned. 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
There is no public access to this site.
Part of this site is within the Corsydd Môn/ Anglesey Fens
Special Area of Conservation. Caeau is the plural of cae ‘field’.
There are several meanings for talwrn, any one of which may be
relevant since the name Talwrn originally referred to a farm (and
then later to the village). One meaning is ‘threshing floor’,
another is ‘cockpit’ and yet another ‘open land’.