Coed Brawd consists of predominantly broadleaf trees with a significant variety of different species. Some of the wood, especially around the western boundaries, are ancient woodland, but other areas been probably utilised as wood pasture, certainly in the 1800s and possibly as recently as the 1960s. However, these areas of land have now fully reverted back to woodland. As a result of this, the farming land would be indistinguishable from the rest of the land without the visual aid of the remains of the old dry stone walls and nearby sheep pens which provide a cultural insight as to how farming was carried out in the past.
This wood is particularly interesting due to how rare untouched woodland, such as this one, is these days. Typically, woodland is interfered with or managed by forestry workers or farmers, so to see woodland which is untouched for many decades is quite uncommon.
There are many different species of trees growing in this woodland, including oak, ash, silver birch, hazel, rowan, sycamore and holly. In some areas there are thick and very dense understories of hazel, holly and ash. During the months of April and May, an azure carpet of bluebells can be seen which brightens the woodland into an almost glowing state. Along with this is a mix of different types of bracken and ferns.
Starting from the road, a recently repaired and upgraded track leads to the wood which provides good access. At the entrance of this wood is a hand crafted ride stop which is in place to clearly show the start of the wood. After traveling along a meandering path a short distance from the ride stop, there is a large clearing on level ground. In the clearing there is a rustic bench, made from timber from the wood. This is a great feature of the wood and offers an ideal place to relax and take in the peaceful surroundings, and could possibly be used as a base for woodland activities.
On leaving the clearing, the path sways down along the valley side towards a fast flowing river called the Afon Dwynant where there is another very secluded clearing. In the clearing, you can take a break before the walk back, and listen to the powerful rush of the river. This tranquil area would be wonderful for camping or fishing. Towards the north western boundary, a fast flowing stream can be found flowing through the wood.
The woodland is particularly enjoyed by the wildlife inhabiting the area. Some of the known wildlife includes various birds such as owl, buzzard, green woodpecker, jay, woodcock, wood warbler and treecreeper. However, there is also the potential for other wildlife to be discovered as the woodland is explored.
This woodland is south easterly facing so during the summer months receives lots of sunshine.
The coastal town of Barmouth is fairly nearby which means that there are tourist attractions and amenities available.
The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.
All boundaries are marked indicatively in Purple.
This wood is no longer available. For more woods in the area, please see the regional page or contact our regional manager. To be notified as soon as new woods become available, please subscribe to our regional mailing lists, or subscribe to notifications in one of our apps for iPhone and Android.
OS Landranger: OS No 124
Grid ref: SH 633 179
Nearest post code: LL42 1DZ
Nearest postcode for Satnav LL42 1DZ BUT NOTE: do not take the last turning directed by the satnav (see our map)
Travelling along the A496 from the A470.
Continue along the A496 for approximately 6 miles until you reach the village of Cutiau.
Take the right hand turning signposted for the ‘Glandwr’ B&B (photo 14)
Continue up the hill and along this road for ½ a mile where you will cross a bridge.
Shortly after the bridge there is a layby on the right where there is space to park.
On the opposite side of the road there is a wooden gate with our ‘Woodlands For Sale’ sign, continue past the gate.
Continue along this track until you reach another gate. Turn left just before the gate and Coed Brawd is on the left hand side of the track.
All boundaries are marked indicatively in Purple.
Our regional managers are often out working in our woodlands, so if you email an offer and want to be sure it has been received, please phone our manager on his or her mobile phone. The first offer at the stated price which is accepted, whether by phone or email, has priority.
Please take care when viewing as the great outdoors can contain unexpected hazards and woodlands are no exception. You should exercise common sense and caution, such as wearing appropriate footwear and avoiding visiting during high winds.
All woodlands are sold at a fixed price, and include free membership of the Small Woodland Owners Group and the Royal Forestry Society, as well as £300 towards paying for a course (or courses) to help with managing and enjoying your woodland.
These particulars are for guidance only and, though believed to be correct, do not form part of any contract. Woodland Investment Management Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.