SACs in Wales

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There are 92 SACs, SCIs or cSACs in Wales including cross border sites. Sites are sorted alphabetically.


EU Code Name Country Local Authority Area (ha) Status
UK0030071 Aberbargoed Grasslands
W
East Wales
39.64
SAC
UK0030075 Afon Eden - Cors Goch Trawsfynydd
W
West Wales and The Valleys
280.65
SAC
UK0030046 Afon Gwyrfai a Llyn Cwellyn
W
West Wales and The Valleys
111.6
SAC
UK0012670 Afon Teifi/ River Teifi
W
West Wales and The Valleys
691.07
SAC
UK0013010 Afon Tywi/ River Tywi
W
West Wales and The Valleys
375.83
SAC
UK0030074 Afonydd Cleddau/ Cleddau Rivers
W
West Wales and The Valleys
730.55
SAC
UK0030078 Alyn Valley Woods/ Coedwigoedd Dyffryn Alun
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
166.67
SAC
UK0030114 Bae Cemlyn/ Cemlyn Bay
W
West Wales and The Valleys
43.17
SAC
UK0012926 Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
27208.51
SAC
UK0030090 Blackmill Woodlands
W
East Wales
70.05
SAC
UK0030092 Blaen Cynon
W
East Wales
66.52
SAC
UK0030096 Brecon Beacons/ Bannau Brycheiniog
W
East Wales
268.63
SAC
UK0030104 Cadair Idris
W
West Wales and The Valleys
3784.36
SAC
UK0030105 Caeau Mynydd Mawr
W
West Wales and The Valleys
24.78
SAC
UK0030109 Cardiff Beech Woods
W
East Wales
114.45
SAC
UK0012712 Cardigan Bay/ Bae Ceredigion
W
Extra-Regio, West Wales and The Valleys
95857.06
SAC
UK0020020 Carmarthen Bay and Estuaries/ Bae Caerfyrddin ac Aberoedd
W
East Wales, Extra-Regio, West Wales and The Valleys
66092.05
SAC
UK0020019 Carmarthen Bay Dunes/ Twyni Bae Caerfyrddin
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
1204.02
SAC
UK0030070 Cernydd Carmel
W
West Wales and The Valleys
359.79
SAC
UK0030271 Clogwyni Pen Llyn/ Seacliffs of Lleyn
W
West Wales and The Valleys
1045.02
SAC
UK0030117 Coed Cwm Einion
W
West Wales and The Valleys
20.92
SAC
UK0012766 Coed y Cerrig
W
West Wales and The Valleys
8.99
SAC
UK0030146 Coedwigoedd Dyffryn Elwy/ Elwy Valley Woods
W
West Wales and The Valleys
81.44
SAC
UK0030124 Coedwigoedd Penrhyn Creuddyn/ Creuddyn Peninsula Woods
W
West Wales and The Valleys
117.97
SAC
UK0012748 Coedydd a Cheunant Rheidol/ Rheidol Woods and Gorge
W
West Wales and The Valleys
228.58
SAC
UK0030118 Coedydd Aber
W
West Wales and The Valleys
345.88
SAC
UK0014789 Coedydd Derw a Safleoedd Ystlumod Meirion/ Meirionnydd Oakwoods and Bat Sites
W
West Wales and The Valleys
2812.79
SAC
UK0030119 Coedydd Llawr-y-glyn
W
East Wales
99.21
SAC
UK0030141 Coedydd Nedd a Mellte
W
East Wales
376.32
SAC
UK0030145 Coetiroedd Cwm Elan/ Elan Valley Woodlands
W
East Wales
438.74
SAC
UK0014790 Cors Caron
W
West Wales and The Valleys
861.7
SAC
UK0014791 Cors Fochno
W
West Wales and The Valleys
653.02
SAC
UK0030121 Corsydd Eifionydd
W
West Wales and The Valleys
144.18
SAC
UK0030187 Corsydd Llyn/ Lleyn Fens
W
West Wales and The Valleys
282.7
SAC
UK0012884 Corsydd Mn/ Anglesey Fens
W
West Wales and The Valleys
465.04
SAC
UK0012885 Crymlyn Bog/ Cors Crymlyn
W
East Wales
299.42
SAC
UK0013585 Cwm Cadlan
W
East Wales
84.2
SAC
UK0030127 Cwm Clydach Woodlands / Coedydd Cwm Clydach
W
West Wales and The Valleys
28.08
SAC
UK0030128 Cwm Doethie - Mynydd Mallaen
W
West Wales and The Valleys
4121.73
SAC
UK0030131 Dee Estuary/ Aber Dyfrdwy
EW
Cheshire, East Wales, Extra-Regio, Merseyside, West Wales and The Valleys
15805.27
SAC
UK0030132 Deeside and Buckley Newt Sites
W
East Wales
206.19
SAC
UK0012878 Drostre Bank
W
East Wales
12.58
SAC
UK0030139 Dunraven Bay
W
East Wales
6.45
SAC
UK0012928 Elenydd
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
8609.1
SAC
UK0012946 Eryri/ Snowdonia
W
West Wales and The Valleys
19732.98
SAC
UK0012912 Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses
EW
East Wales, Shropshire and Staffordshire
948.84
SAC
UK0020025 Glannau Mn: Cors heli / Anglesey Coast: Saltmarsh
W
West Wales and The Valleys
1056.68
SAC
UK0013046 Glannau Ynys Gybi/ Holy Island Coast
W
West Wales and The Valleys
460.01
SAC
UK0030042 Glan-traeth
W
West Wales and The Valleys
13.98
SAC
UK0030113 Glaswelltiroedd Cefn Cribwr/ Cefn Cribwr Grasslands
W
East Wales
57.92
SAC
UK0012661 Glynllifon
W
West Wales and The Valleys
187.28
SAC
UK0030157 Gower Ash Woods/ Coedydd Ynn Gwyr
W
East Wales
229.63
SAC
UK0012685 Gower Commons/ Tiroedd Comin Gwyr
W
East Wales
1775.29
SAC
UK0030158 Granllyn
W
East Wales
20.84
SAC
UK0014788 Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth
W
West Wales and The Valleys
302.27
SAC
UK0030160 Grogwynion
W
West Wales and The Valleys
42.11
SAC
UK0030144 Gweunydd Blaencleddau
W
West Wales and The Valleys
149.13
SAC
UK0030163 Halkyn Mountain/ Mynydd Helygain
W
East Wales
604.33
SAC
UK0030173 Johnstown Newt Sites
W
East Wales
69.29
SAC
UK0012566 Kenfig/ Cynffig
W
East Wales
1189.14
SAC
UK0014787 Limestone Coast of South West Wales/ Arfordir Calchfaen de Orllewin Cymru
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
1583.86
SAC
UK0012985 Llangorse Lake/ Llyn Syfaddan
W
East Wales
215.44
SAC
UK0030185 Llwyn
W
West Wales and The Valleys
21.97
SAC
UK0030186 Llyn Dinam
W
West Wales and The Valleys
36.72
SAC
UK0030205 Migneint-Arenig-Dduallt
W
West Wales and The Valleys
19966.12
SAC
UK0030213 Montgomery Canal
W
East Wales
51.46
SAC
UK0030049 Morfa Harlech a Morfa Dyffryn
W
West Wales and The Valleys
1059.96
SAC
UK0030161 Mwyngloddiau Fforest Gwydir/ Gwydyr Forest Mines
W
West Wales and The Valleys
39.13
SAC
UK0030221 Mynydd Epynt
W
East Wales
40.11
SAC
UK0030227 North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro
W
West Wales and The Valleys
313.8
SAC
UK0030229 North West Pembrokeshire Commons/ Comins Gogledd Orllewin Sir Benfro
W
West Wales and The Valleys
247.06
SAC
UK0014793 Pembrokeshire Bat Sites and Bosherston Lakes/ Safleoedd Ystlum Sir Benfro a Llynnoedd Bosherston
W
West Wales and The Valleys
121.26
SAC
UK0013116 Pembrokeshire Marine/ Sir Benfro Forol
W
Extra-Regio, West Wales and The Valleys
138038.5
SAC
UK0013117 Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau
W
East Wales, Extra-Regio, West Wales and The Valleys
146010.52
SAC
UK0012598 Preseli
W
West Wales and The Valleys
2701.68
SAC
UK0012945 Rhinog
W
West Wales and The Valleys
3144.31
SAC
UK0014792 Rhos Goch
W
East Wales
67.39
SAC
UK0012680 Rhos Llawr-cwrt
W
West Wales and The Valleys
45.95
SAC
UK0030245 Rhos Talglas
W
West Wales and The Valleys
53.38
SAC
UK0030252 River Dee and Bala Lake/ Afon Dyfrdwy a Llyn Tegid
EW
Cheshire, East Wales, Shropshire and Staffordshire, West Wales and The Valleys
1271.32
SAC
UK0013007 River Usk/ Afon Wysg
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
967.97
SAC
UK0012642 River Wye/ Afon Gwy
EW
East Wales, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, West Wales and The Valleys
2147.64
SAC
UK0013030 Severn Estuary/ Mr Hafren
EW
Dorset and Somerset, East Wales, Extra-Regio, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
73714.11
SAC
UK0013045 St David`s / Ty Ddewi
W
West Wales and The Valleys
934.3
SAC
UK0030072 Sugar Loaf Woodlands
W
West Wales and The Valleys
173.09
SAC
UK0014783 Tanat and Vyrnwy Bat Sites/ Safleoedd Ystlumod Tanat ac Efyrnwy
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
11.55
SAC
UK0014784 Usk Bat Sites/ Safleoedd Ystlumod Wysg
W
East Wales, West Wales and The Valleys
1684.71
SAC
UK0014794 Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Bat Sites/ Safleoedd Ystlumod Dyffryn Gwy a Fforest y Ddena
EW
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area, West Wales and The Valleys
144.82
SAC
UK0012727 Wye Valley Woodlands/ Coetiroedd Dyffryn Gwy
EW
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, West Wales and The Valleys
913.32
SAC
UK0030202 Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay
W
Extra-Regio, West Wales and The Valleys
26501.64
SAC
UK0020021 Y Twyni o Abermenai i Aberffraw/ Abermenai to Aberffraw Dunes
W
West Wales and The Valleys
1868.6
SAC
UK0030305 Yerbeston Tops
W
West Wales and The Valleys
18.6
SAC

Many designated sites are on private land: the listing of a site in these pages does not imply any right of public access.


Key to site status abbreviations

  • SAC     =    Special Area of Conservation
  • SCI       =    Site of Community Importance
  • cSAC   =    candidate Special Area of Conservation 
  • pSAC   =    possible Special Area of Conservation 


Site area and location information for pSACs, where available, is provisional. Descriptive site details are not available for pSACs.

 

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