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Gilfach Nature Reserve

#4 of 10 things to do in Rhayader Features Animals
Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
+44 1597 823298
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Beautiful place

Gorgeous place to visit and just gutted that all land animals were in hiding while we visited... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol L
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fab place

have stopped here a few times but sadly never had enough time time to explore thoroughly. The small... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
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“bird life” (5 reviews)
“red kites” (9 reviews)
“car park” (8 reviews)
Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
+44 1597 823298

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous place to visit and just gutted that all land animals were in hiding while we visited. Regardless. . . The views were amazing . We started from the lower car park and the walk down after the visitor centre was a little overgrown and...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 3 May 2017

have stopped here a few times but sadly never had enough time time to explore thoroughly. The small visitor cnetre has some interesting exhibits and the dtaff were friendly.

1  Thank filligirl
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Just the most amazing experience, sitting in a hide watching what must have been hundreds of red kites feeding on a sunny spring afternoon. Good value for money.

Thank Pearblossom123
Reviewed 24 November 2016

had a nice walk from the carpark to otter hide and while viewing the waterfall saw a couple of leaping salmon!!

3  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We'd been walking for hours and walked into this nature reserve, it was a grey day but we were stunned by the scenery, it must be breathtaking in the sunshine. An old building houses the museum/information centre with toilets which were a welcome sight, slightly...More

Thank Mad-on-Maldives
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Found this place on the way home from a holiday to north Wales so didn't have the time to stay long. A great variety of trees and plants. The gorse and heather were in flower making the whole place colourful. Saw many birds including red...More

1  Thank kable pack k
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here on the last day of our family holiday to Wales! The weather was stunning and very warm. It is an absolute must if you enjoy peaceful walks, adventure and amazing views! Great to bring a picnic and take in the landscapes. Could...More

1  Thank missb_777
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Lovely relaxing place. Warden friendly and helpful and yes we did see an otter at the waterfall! Honesty box for tea and coffee. Plenty of way marked walks.

2  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great views and walks/cycle routes. Visitor centre with cafe and plenty of outdoor seating. Wildlife is everywhere you look and it's a particularly great location to watch red kites - walk up to the top of the sighting area if you have time. Very beautiful...More

Thank Mand789
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A brilliant place to find on a long walk. Little bits of information and basic refreshments available.

Thank Jo J
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