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Parc Slip Nature Reserve

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Lovely walk

Car parking, excellent cafe, watch birds on bird feeders as you eat, dogs welcome on outside... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
chris k
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Maesteg, United Kingdom
This is so much more than a nature reserve.

Parc Slip is a wonderful resource close to Bridgend and the M4 motorway. It is the site of an old... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
martinp604
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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The 247 acre Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve with its brand NEW VISITOR CENTRE has something for everyone: A variety of different habitat types supporting many different species for wildlife enthusiasts. A safe area for families to discover...more
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Fountain Road | Tondu, Bridgend CF32 0EH, Wales
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+44 1656 724100
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Car parking, excellent cafe, watch birds on bird feeders as you eat, dogs welcome on outside terrace. Variety of lovely walks passing, streams,lakes and fields. Bird hides over looking lakes, lovely wooden carvings made out of fallen trees, benches and picnic tables. Sign posted pointing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris k
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Called here for some lunch as we were passing. Have been previously, but today was a let down. Most of the items on the menu had sold out, which was strange considering it was only 12.15pm. I settled for the soup and my wife had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Parc Slip is a wonderful resource close to Bridgend and the M4 motorway. It is the site of an old colliery. There is a monument to the 112 men and boys who died in an explosion at the site in 1892. There are foot and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue wide choice of food.Very pleasant service of light food and sweets comfortably seating and beverages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary T
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lovely place to wander around - nice hides to view any bird life. Unfortunately, we didn't see too many birds - perhaps we went at the wrong time! Pleasant cafe with a good selection of goodies.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank liana_twaites
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this place after a recommendation and it didn’t disappoint. Lovely peaceful place to let the kids run free but engage in some nature activities too. The cafe is fab and the little table at the front of the cafe is packed with oodles of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Intended on having a walk but rain had other ideas lol. We stopped by the cafe instead. I had the cheese and plum chutney sandwich which was very tasty and there was pleny of filling. Shame dogs are not allowed inside but there is plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank katielouise87
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Taking advantage of another sunny day we decided to visit Parc Slip.We had heard it was nice but didn't realise just how nice it is.We parked the car in the ample car park and walked straight ahead along a tarmac path(suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A lovely place to take the family. Lovely walks & trails for either walking or biking. Make your way back to the cafe for refreshments which are reasonably priced, whether it be a coffee & cake or salad meal.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Novemberblues
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Parc Slip is a lovely place to walk to see birds & other wildlife. There are several hides to photograph birds from, including a woodland hide behind the cafe. There are also chances to find Adders, Slow Worms, Frogs & Toads. There are lovely hedgerows...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Ana W
28 August 2018|
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Response from Novemberblues | Reviewed this property |
Hi, According to the website there are disabled toilets.
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Leyla H
3 February 2016|
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Response from M4TRAVELLER |
Start a bit closure at Cardiff or London Heathrow. Proceed down M4 motorway to Junction 36 Bridgend /Sarn Park Services. Take exit on roundabout for Maesteg, (passing Sarn Park Services on your left). Down hill to... More
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Brent D
9 February 2015|
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Response from Rrevera1 | Property representative |
Hi Brent, The nearest accommodation to Parc Slip Nature Reserve is a self-catering property called Swn-y-Nant, you can find further information on this property by visiting the Bridgend Bites website. If you're looking... More
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