Gaer Wood facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
Road to Gaer Wood, with the woods at the bottom of the hill
|Area of Search||Monmouthshire|
|Area||13.6 hectares (0.136 km2; 0.0525 sq mi)|
Wildlife and ecology
As with other woodland in the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Gaer Wood contains many local and rare tree species. The main species found in the wood are common ash (Fraxinus excelsior), field maple (Acer campestre) and wych elm (Ulmus glabra), along with localised occurrences of beech (Fagus sylvatica).
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