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Gilfach Nature Reserve

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Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
+44 1597 823298
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A Beautiful and Peaceful Place

My wife and I visited during a wet and cold week in September, so not the ideal time. However the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
inquizitormike
Good, even for wheeelchair user

Often cannot visit this sort of place as wife uses a wheelchair. However here the staff were very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
An_English_Man
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“bird life” (5 reviews)
“red kites” (9 reviews)
“car park” (8 reviews)
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Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
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+44 1597 823298

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited during a wet and cold week in September, so not the ideal time. However the area covered by this reserve is unspoilt and varied. There are some spectacular views. The trails are easy to follow although a few were sodden...More

Thank inquizitormike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often cannot visit this sort of place as wife uses a wheelchair. However here the staff were very helpful & there was even an accessible toilet. Although the farm yard is a bit rough there are several short walks to give lovely views of the...More

Thank An_English_Man
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in November to see the wild salmon leaping up the Marteg waterfuls. Incredible! We have also walked the monks trod and been on a guided walk with BBC spring watch's Iolo Williams. There is so much to see and it is an ever...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a lovely place. So peaceful and very unspoilt. The trails are very well maintained. Some fantastic views. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Rebp1
Reviewed 26 June 2017 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 23 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 1 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
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