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Coed Frân - SOLD, Pembrokeshire - Nearly 5¼ acres, £25,000

Coed Frân - SOLD

Coed Frân, like its namesake the crow, could be described as dark, mysterious and perhaps even a little gothic.

The forestry planting here, mainly sitka spruce, forms a dense woodland, the forest floor thick with needles, with some interesting fungi to be found. The ground is level and some of it very wet, with small pockets and pools of water throughout the woodland. There is also great variety of mosses underfoot.

A small stream runs through part of the wood between fairly deep banks close to the northern boundary.

Where there is a break in the canopy and around the outer perimeters of the wood there is good growth of willow, alder and some hazel, all species which thrive in this wetland habitat. Also taking advantage of exposure to the sun around the woodland fringes are various heathers, myrtle, some gorse and other wet heathland plants.

Much of Pembrokeshire's heathland was formed thousands of years ago by ancient farming techniques of cyclical burning and grazing of the land, and sustained by other farming methods which are no longer practiced in this day and age. This rare habitat has created a valuable environment which supports a wide variety of insect life. Even when over planted with conifer the seed bank of indigenous plants remain in the soil and with some management of the woodland cover many of these heathland plants will again flourish, resulting in a rich and varied biodiverse environment. The conifers are still relatively young (planted in 1996) so can be managed with just hand tools, if preferred.

From the large flat hardstanding area at the entrance to Coed Frân, a sheltered sun trap and ideal place to park up a camper van, it is possible to walk the northern boundary and the southern boundary.

The nearby village of Puncheston has a great pub The Drover's Arms with excellent food, and otherwise Fishguard with all amenities on offer is only 15 minutes drive away.

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.

  • Price: £25,000 Freehold
  • Location: Puncheston, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
  • Size: Nearly 5¼ acres for sale


The boundaries of Coed Frân are marked with red paint on marker stakes and trees.

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OS Landranger: OS No 157
Grid ref: SN 002 310
Nearest post code: SA62 5TR



- Traveling from Cardigan, take the A487 south. Take the left turn at Brian Llywellyn garage onto the B4329.

Carry along this road until you get to a cross roads where you will see Puncheston signposted right (B4313). Turn here and drive along this road, taking the first left turn signposted Cas Mael/Puncheston.

In the village just after the pub, The Drovers Arms take the right fork signposted Trecwn and continue for just under a mile. Look out for a pull in on the right, just in front of a metal gate with a Woodlands For Sale sign. Park here, taking care not to block the gate. The woodland is down the track and to the right.

- From the A40 take the A478 towards Clynderwen/ Llandissilio. Then take the left turn onto the B4313 towards Maenclochog.

Continue on the B4313, crossing over the B4329, until you see a left turn signposted to CasMael / Puncheston. Take this turning and as you come into the village you will see the Drovers Arms on your left. Immediately after the pub take the right fork signposted to Trecwn. In just under a mile you will come to a Woodlands for Sale sign on a metal gate. Park here, taking care not to obstruct the way and continue on foot. It is a good 10 minute walk to Coed Frân.


The boundaries of Coed Frân are marked with red paint on marker stakes and trees.

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