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Tywardreath Marsh

The silted-up arm of a once tidal river, with an abundance of invertebrates.


North of Par railway station
St Austell
A static map of Tywardreath Marsh

Know before you go

1 hectare

Grazing animals


Walking trails

A footpath, which can be wet and muddy, runs along the edge of this reserve.


Public footpath around the reserve. Terrain can be difficult at points, contact the Trust for disabled access information.


Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to July

About the reserve

Tywardreath Marsh is the silted-up arm of a once tidal river and now supports marsh and woodland. The grey willow that grows here is the most widespread and common willow in the county. The area provides many invertebrates with an ideal habitat.

Contact us

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01872 273939