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Aberbargoed Grasslands National Nature Reserve


Aberbargoed Grasslands is a National Nature Reserve Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and it is also protected as a site of European importance for the large population of Marsh Fritillary butterflies and its Purple Moor grass and rush pasture.

Aberbargoed Grasslands are situated below the old Aberbargoed tip behind a housing estate. Follow Heol Tir-y-Lan, off Commercial Street in Aberbargoed to reach the site.


  • Outdoor Attraction

Public Transport Directions

By bus: Service 12 - New Tredegar to Bargoed, Service 27 - Blackwood to Bargoed, Get off at Commercial Street, Aberbargoed.

By Train: Nearest Station is Bargoed. Cross the Valley to Aberbargoed through Parc Coetir Bargod.

Road Directions

By car: Take the A4049 to Aberbargoed. Park along Heol Tir-y-Lan. Car parking is also available at the Education Centre and in the car park at Aberbargoed.