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Map of Gronant
|Directions:From Point of Ayr/Talacre
continue on the A548
towards Prestatyn. At the Gronant crossroads turn right along Shore
Road sign posted Lower Gronant and Presthaven. Half a mile along this
road is a car park on
the left. From here walk over the railway bridge and at the end of the
road is the entrance to Gronant Sand Dunes Local Nature Reserve. Take
the footpath over the river as far as the lagoon. From here skirt round
the lagoon to the left then across the sand dunes towards the sea. Walks
both through the dunes and along the beach should be fruitful for
In summer PLEASE keep a good distance from the fence around the Little
Tern colony .|
Big Pool Wood is located just behind the Bridlewood Riding Centre. Maes-y-Coes Farm, Ty'n-y-Morfa, Nr. Prestatyn, Flintshire, North Wales, CH8 9JN. Parking is on the grass verge at 53.343800, -3.349631. Please do not block any gates or use the driveway to the Riding Centre when parking. To get to Big Pool Wood hide, walk down the driveway to the Riding Centre, go through the gate and walk straight ahead about 50 metres to another gate. Once through the gate, take the wooden walkway to the left and you'll find the bird hide 53.345521, -3.350757.
The nearest railway stations are at Flint and Prestatyn with a bus service between.
Map Ref. Car Park at Gronant SJ091837.