SOUTH STACK CLIFFS
For those of you who may not know, North Wales is a haven for bird life. The RSPB has 11, yes, 11 reserves across the region!
South Stack Cliffs on Anglesey is a reserve that encompasses the habitats of heathland, farmland, cliffs, coast and ocean.
The reserve is important for its breeding choughs, for which there are believed to be approximately 10 pairs!
The RSPB is committed to maintaining the heathland and farmland, as this provides suitable grounds for nesting and feeding for the birds.
The reserves heathland is part of the largest area of maritime heath in North Wales. As well as being home to some fantastic birds, the habitat at South Stack Cliffs also supports the endemic plant spatulate fleawort, as well as being home to the silver studded blue butterfly!
The sea cliffs provide nesting sites for as many as 9,000 seabirds, imcluding puffins; guillemots; razorbills; kittiwakes and fulmars, as well as peregrins and ravens!
South Stack Cliffs is one of the best places in the UK to see some amazing wildlife. It is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is also a Special Protected Area (SPA), as well as being an Area of Outstanding National Beauty (AONB).
If you are looking for something a little different to do, but still want to see something amazing, then this is the place to go. A fun packed, family day out for all the family. The perfect environment for kids of all ages to learn about nature.
Just a short drive from Garreg Goch, this is the perfect day out for all the family to enjoy.