National Trust Colby Woodland Walk, Pembrokeshire

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trainNearest Train (or tube) Station(s):
Tenby

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Swansea

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Walk Details
Colby’s woodland garden is a real haven for wildlife, walks, floral wows and heritage hunting. There are many things to see when on your walk. The Rhododendrons are Colby’s speciality and thrive in the garden’s acidic soil; look out for the large-leaved rhododendrons by the newt pond and old oak corner.

The Wildlife – Binoculars at the ready, the valley is teeming with all kinds of creatures; from birds to bugs and the occasional otter.

The Japanese Redwood – Reaching towering heights at 134 feet, Colby has the tallest Japanese Redwood in the UK; you’ll find it adjacent to the newt pond.

Industrial reminders – The garden is full of heritage hotspots including mine entrances and an old mine track that leads to the beach.
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Sea views – Follow the path through the west wood and you’ll reach the summer house, which on a clear day boasts views across Carmarthen Bay with Worm’s Head in the distance.

Carpark: leddau Bridge South Car Park, Cleddau Bridge, Pembroke Dock SA72 6FD