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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
+44 1970 890453
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A delight

We found this place accidentally when out driving ..and enjoyed the setting the coffee and the... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Teresa S
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Hervey Bay, Australia
via mobile
If you love birds, it doesnt get any better than this...

We arrived about 2pm and after being advised by the helpful staff about the best place for... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
ZaksAngel
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Bradwell, United Kingdom
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We found this place accidentally when out driving ..and enjoyed the setting the coffee and the walks .. the views were beautiful

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We arrived about 2pm and after being advised by the helpful staff about the best place for photographs, made our way down and round the lake to the bird hide. It was amazing that already there were around 30 red kites circling in the sky...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

There just are not the words to describe the awesome beauty of the birds and just so many of them. I could watch them for ever. And for those who think it is not natural well I would rather see and them and have this...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We only visited initially to see the Red Kites being Red, but we also enjoyed a leisurely stroll around the lake and the children completed an interesting wildlife quiz along the way. The feeding at 3pm of the Red Kites was something else, these amazing...More

Thank mic6771
Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hello Mic6771, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you had a good visit and enjoyed the puzzle trail and the kite feeding. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit. Mountain bike trails, walking trails,...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is such a great place to take small children. There are two really lovely play areas plus a great cafe & gift shop not to mention the red kites feeding. Our 3 year old wasn't exactly overwhelmed by the bird feeding but we loved...More

Thank Sarah H
Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hello Sarah H, thanks for taking the time to spread the good news, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit There is loads to do and see at our site. Please do come again and enjoy the great outdoors with us.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

This reserve has several trails to follow. Unfortunately our timing only allowed us to walk around the lake.. We would have liked to have seen the Red Kites being fed but again our timing didn't allow a long enough stay. The path we followed was...More

Thank MAZIAN
Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hello Mazian, you will have to have arrange another visit next time you are in our area. The kite feeding is a wonderful sight as these majestic birds wheel and swoop for the food. The Red Kites are fed daily, all the year round, 3pm...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

A very special place to visit, the Red Kites being fed was lovely to see, we spoke to the guy that had fed the birds and was very knowledgeable about them. Lovely walk around the lake with our Dog (Evie) she loved it also.More

Thank tesyuk
Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hello tesyuk, Thank you for your review, it is always good for us to hear that people are enjoying their visits. We are pleased you had a good time and Evie enjoyed the walk. We welcome well behaved dogs and responsible owners to our site....More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Visited with our two year old grandaughter. We had a great time. Excellent facilities culminating in a free wildlife spectacular of Red Kites feeding.More

Thank Rwatking
Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hello Rwatking, thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed visiting us here at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian. I hope you tried the Puzzle trail with your granddaughter? if not ask for the leaflet in our Visitor Centre next time you visit. It...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great location and one of the best aerial displays in the country. Yes I mean the Red Kites that gather here they are amazing. I'd loved to have had a camera that would capture the spectacle but a phone camera would not do it justice...More

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Andrew R, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you kindly for your for your review. If you would like to see some of our visitors photographs we have some interesting photograph albums on our Facebook page. Just look up Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, like our page, and enjoy the stunning Kite photography...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Fantastic views from the short walks around. A must for trail cyclists At 3.00 p.m. 200 Red kites were fed. Photographers dream. Good cafe and facilities and disabled access good.

Thank kras999
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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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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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