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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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unforgettable site

We visited this nature site with the expectation of seeing a natural wildlife haven and lots of red... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vivette E
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
A must

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian E
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this nature site with the expectation of seeing a natural wildlife haven and lots of red kites, but oh my goodness, the feeding of the Red kites is something you cannot really imagine. the Kites are preparing for the arrival of the food...More

Thank Vivette E
Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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
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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
27 September 2017|
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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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Mark T
29 March 2017|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry. Yes you can get from Aberystwyth to Bwlch Nant Yr Arian by bus. The nearest train station is in Aberystwyth. The 525 bus from Aberystwyth - Ponterwyd/Llanidloes stops on request at the... More
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595elanc
22 October 2016|
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Hello, and thank you for the enquiry. The Red Kites are fed daily all the year round. They are fed at 2pm during the winter months and 3pm during the summer months. The times change when you adjust the clocks for British... More
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