Lost Peatlands Project

The Lost Peatlands project is restoring areas of historic peatland between Neath Port Talbot and Rhondda Cynon Taf, creating habitat for rare and declining species such as water voles and skylarks. It focuses on almost 6700 hectares of upland landscape, providing new opportunities for people to discover the wealth of natural and cultural heritage that the area has to offer. 

Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) is working in partnership with Neath Port Talbot Council to deliver the project, with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

The Project Area

Have a look at our project map below. Do you live in our project area? We're love you to get involved

How to get involved

During Covid-19, we've been working online to help people connect to nature and woodlands at home and in their local area (click here to find out how we can support you). We're working on getting back to the woods safely as soon as possible. Check back here and on our Facebook page for updates. 

Meet the Lost Peatlands team


Katie Barrett
Community Health and Wellbeing Officer- Lost Peatlands Project
[email protected]
01654 700061 ext. 4

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