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IPA Factsheet - Wye Valley
Site code
CountryUnited Kingdom
Administrative regionSouth West (West Gloucestershire), Wales (Monmouthshire), West Midlands (Herefordshire)
Central co-ordinates51o 50' N / 2o 39' E map
Altitude0 - 0

 Site Description

 Botanical Significance

 General Habitat Description

Land use

Land use% CoverLevel
agriculture (animals)Major
agriculture (horticult)Major
agriculture (mixed)Major
agriculture (arable)Major

Botanical Richness

EUNIS level 2 code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.% of indicator speciesNo. SpeciesNational BiotopeData qualityCriteria
G1 Broadleaved deciduous woodland2012201200unknownB

Threatened Habitats

IPA Habitat code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.AreaData qualityCriteria


DesignationProtected Area NameRelationship with IPAOverlap with IPA
Site of Special Scientific InterestHaugh Woodunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestLea & Pagets Woodsunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestRIVER WYE (LOWER WYE)unknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestRiver Luggunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestCommon Hillunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestSharpnage Woodunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestCapler Woodunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestWilton Bluuff Ross-on-Wyeunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestCoughton Wood & Marshunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestPark Wood unknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestUpper Wye Gorge & Great Dowardunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestBrooks Head groveunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestDingle Woodunknown0
Site of Special Scientific InterestSwanpool wood & furnace groveunknown0
National Nature ReserveLady Park Woodunknown0
Special Area of ConservationWye Valley unknown0
Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyWye Valleyunknown0


TypeDescriptionYear startedYear finishes


habitat fragmentation/isolationmedium
development (industry)low
development (infrastructure/transport)low
development (recreation/tourism)low
development (urbanisation)low
water (extraction/drainage/canalisation/managementmedium
forestry (afforestation)medium
forestry (deforestation)medium
abandonment/reduction of land managementmedium
construction/impact of dyke/dam/barragemedium
agricultural intensification/expansion (arable)medium
agricultural intensification/expansion (general)medium
agricultural intensification/expansion (grazing)medium
agricultural intensification/expansion (horticult)medium

 Conservation Issues

Contact Information

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