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Nature Reserve, free entry

Severn Farm Industrial Estate,
SY21 7DF


Severn Farm Pond is an urban nature reserve where plants and animals can live in safety, despite the busy industrial estate surrounding them. It's amazing how many different species have taken to this new home. Meandering boardwalks take you on an amazing journey around the reserve; suspended above pools and marshy wetlands stuffed full of damselflies, dragonflies, frogs, newts and toads.

Best time to visit
In late spring and early summer breeding birds such as Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Little Grebe and Reed Bunting set up home on and around the pond, wetland areas and reedbeds specially created on the reserve.

Visiting Severn Farm Pond
Extensive boardwalks guide you round the reserve making the whole site wheelchair accessible. Two bird hides give you different outlooks over the reserve, as well as a large covered teaching area.

Well-behaved dog owners are welcome - remember, you dog doesn't know that it is a nature reserve, so please help us retain this privilege by keeping him on a lead and clearing up any mess.

Accepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Open all the time


Free entry


Severn Farm Industrial Estate,
SY21 7DF

Location and nearby places


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Map reference: SJ 229069  Lat: 52.65478 Long: -3.14047

On Foot/Cycling/Public Transport: Severn Farm Pond is barely 10 minutes walk from Welshpool rail station and this is also the nearest bus stop.

By Car: Severn Farm Pond is within the Severn Farm Industrial Estate in Welshpool. From the centre of Welshpool, take the B4381 (Leighton Road) over the railway bridge then take the first right in to the Industrial Estate. Go round the corner and then take the first right turn and you will see the reserve entrance gate in front of you.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Welshpool station


  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
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