Bishops Wood Nature Reserve

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Bishop's Wood Local Nature Reserve is comprised of 46 acres (19 hectares) of woodland & limestone grassland. It was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 1975, a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 2003 (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation in 2004 (SAC) in recognition of its importance for nature conservation. Bishop's Wood is a classic example of limestone woodland, which is relatively rare in Britain. Part of the wood is classified as ancient woodland which means it has been wooded since at least the seventeenth century as indicated in the 1673 survey of Bishopston Manor.

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Bishop’s Wood Countryside Centre lies above Caswell Bay. There are two pay and display car parks and a regular bus service (Bus No. 2) that runs from the centre of Swansea to Caswell Drive.
A number of footpaths lead to the reserve including a coastal path from Mumbles to Caswell.

Accessible by Public Transport: Swansea station is 7 miles away.

Bishops Wood Nature Reserve

Type:Nature Reserve

Bishop's Wood Nature Centre, Caswell, Swansea, SA3 3DU

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