Pwll-y-wrach Nature Reserve, Talgarth

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Pwll y wrach or Pwll-y-wrach is a feature on the River Ennig near Talgarth in south Powys, Wales. The river plunges in two separate streams over a lip of hard rock into a pool scoured in the softer mudstones of the underlying Raglan Mudstone formation.The feature occurs within Cwm Pwll-y-wrach, a deep wooded valley that is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a nature reserve managed by the Brecknock Wildlife Trust. The trust has established trails within the wood to enable public access.It is suggested that the name derives from the ancient practice of ducking witches in the plunge pool.
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  • Thi a very interesting place to visit. A nice easy pleasant walk to the waterfall and possible sighting of various wildlife. The best time to visit is during the winter months as there is more water f...  more »
  • We went up here to see the witches pool and it was a steep road incline and very muddy off road. Worth it when we got to the pool  more »
  • I walk the dog here and like the peace and tranquillity of it all. Just a short distance out of Talgarth, just follow the stream, and make sure you see the waterfall at the end. Stout shoes recommende...  more »
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  • Beautiful waterfall trail, we were lucky to have it to ourselves most of the way. It is extremely muddy though!!!
  • Be careful the path is very muddy.
  • A real heaven for wildlife and wildflowers with a good easy access path but parking is very limited best to park in talgarth and walk up to the reserve

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