Programme 2 – Understanding and Appreciating
The ten projects in this programme area aim to make it easier for a wide range of people to access and enjoy the fascinating history and heritage of the Gwent Levels, improving the overall image of the Gwent Levels as a destination to visit and enjoy.
The projects will help celebrate what is unique and special about the Levels through investments in new visitor infrastructure to enhance distinctive places, gateways and walking and cycling routes across the Levels. Please browse the projects below to find out more about what we’re doing to help people access, appreciate and enjoy this very special landscape.
Please browse our projects for more information.
Discover our plans to help build awareness and loyalty to the Living Levels area by engaging new and existing audiences with innovative branding and marketing ideas.
Find out about our plans to install new models and displays explaining the creation of the Levels as well as live webcams to help you see and enjoy the fascinating birds and wildlife of the National Nature Reserve.
Read about our plans to improve the signage to and from the Levels and add a sense of Levels identity to the village signage in the area.
Discover our new network of loops and links for both walkers and cyclists across the Levels.
Help us research local history of the churches of the Levels for inclusion in new interpretation and exhibitions to be mounted in six churches across the Levels.
Join us as we celebrate the landscape’s history and unique heritage through a calendar of events and activities throughout the year and across the Levels.
Get involved with this exciting project to explore, film and photograph the Levels from a range of different vantage points – from high in the sky to under the water in the reens – helping to capture the essence of what makes this such a special and unique landscape.
Read about our plans to revive and revamp the visitor infrastructure at the Lighthouse Inn on the Wentlooge Level to help local residents and visitors explore the Western Levels by bike or on foot.
Discover our plans to create a network of visitor and community hubs across the Levels which will provide new information, orientation and interpretation to help people discover and explore the fascinating heritage of the Gwent Levels.
Find out about our exciting project to create a ‘people of the landscape’ sculpture series to celebrate the story of this hand-crafted landscape by bringing to life some of the characters from the Levels’ history who have helped shape the landscape over thousands of years.