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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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The setting alone is worth a visit but whether you fancy a walk, cycle, run or just a sit and sip... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian E
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
well worth a visit

This was a lovely place to visit and we saw the red kites swooping overhead. Nice to walk by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chris504019
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The setting alone is worth a visit but whether you fancy a walk, cycle, run or just a sit and sip coffee and cake this is the place to visit. On top of all that is the wonderful spectacle of the Red Kites being fed...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place to visit and we saw the red kites swooping overhead. Nice to walk by the side of the lake

Thank chris504019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous walks, cycle tracks, orienteering sheets, good café and shop. If you do nothing else at Bwlch Nant yr Arian, park up and walk to the lake to watch the rangers feed the red kites (check times depending on season). It is a magical spectacle!

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience watching the red kites feed at 3pm.. What a spectacle ! Then retired to the café for coffee and cake, both of which were excellent, and service was very good, Highly recommended.

Thank ShaunParkes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walks are great, but the cafe is very badly organised with many staff and the customers queuing for long periods to get served by one person

Thank Geraint R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been twice now to see that Red Kite feeding but the centre is worth a visit for many other reasons - the breath-taking views from the path behind the car park looking towards the sea being just one. There is a good cafe...More

Thank Glibw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to visit this place again as it was a beautiful bank holiday weekend. Lots of people there as usual mainly to see the amazing local Red Kites being fed just after 3pm. As well as the visitor centre and some nice walks there's also...More

Thank kevin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our visit to Wales, we stayed right next to a Red Kite feeding site charging something like £8/head to see the birds being fed, which we thought was a bit steep! However, on a day trip to Aberystwyth, we came across this place where...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful sight of red kites being fed by a lakeside in an amazing setting -- even though the weather was damp and the skys were grey -the kites came down in their hoards - great place and free except for a small charge for parking...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited during our stay in August. Vey dog friendly, and the kids loved seeing the 100's of Kites coming in to feed daily. Cafe a little expensive, was able to take our mut inside whilst we ate, which was nice.

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Izzy C
11 September 2018|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry, I am sorry but we do not hire bikes out on site. It would be good to make your arrangements before you arrive. We look forward to seeing you enjoy or purpose built trails and skills area.
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BerkshireBabe
28 September 2017|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for the enquiry, It is possible you saw Mergansers but equally likely is goose handers. Depending on the time of year you can expect to see little grebe, great crested grebe, tufted duck, black backed gull... More
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Linda H
1 July 2017|
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Hello and thank you for your enquiry. There are plenty of outside seats and benches for you to enjoy your picnic. There is also a lovely gazebo which you are welcome to use for your picnic. Bring your picnics and come and... More
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