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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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Address: Bwlch Nant yr Arian, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
Phone Number: 01970 890453
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Red Kites - LOTS!

We were walking to Devil's Bridge from Borth, but stopped to see the red kite feeding - a fabulous sight. There must have been 100 + red kites circling around below, above and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We were walking to Devil's Bridge from Borth, but stopped to see the red kite feeding - a fabulous sight. There must have been 100 + red kites circling around below, above and around us! A truly memorable experience. We copped out of the final few miles walk to Devil's Bridge (but will definitely return to do that soon), so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent walks, good children's outdoor area. Food is basic but wholesome. Even though the place has been deforested due to infection, it remains stunningly beautiful and peaceful. Good for walking and mountain biking.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Despite it being a very cold and windy February day we spent a happy couple of hours doing the lake walk, animal spotting, playing in the playground and colouring in the cafe. The kids animal spotting activity was great and kept my 3 year old busy, the food in the cafe was fresh and very reasonably priced. The setting was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A very well made and designed visitors centre which is also very well looked after. There is a small shop with some decent items for sale, plus a cafe which is very clean and offers very good food etc. Getting to the lake involves quite a steep slope or steps, but once your at the lake the path is very... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visit regularly for walks with our Grandchildren. Routes well planned whether they be for walking or mountain biking. Lovely food served in the cafe. Children enjoy seeing the Kites being fed.

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Ciliau Aeron, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

great place to see red kites and let the kids play, nice cafe, and the kids love to see the birds and play in the forest park.

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

A great place to stop for a meal or snack when travelling across Wales to Aberystwth! It is one of the few places on that road. Great home made cakes, large pots of tea and friendly staff. Beautiful wooden building. Small shop of interesting things to buy. Plus a lake with red kites and other birds calling in. Also mountain... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Took the dogs on our bikes... nice and quiet on a dreary day but we all enjoyed it! Was nice to be able to let the dogs off the lead since there weren't going kids around and the red kites were out in force despite the rain. Friendly staff around and a place to wash the bikes down before loading... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lovely setting high in the hills overlooking stunning views down the valley towards Borth and Cardigan Bay. The Red Kites are wonderful aerial acrobats. They are fed once a day, in the afternoon, and they start to gather in the skies above the Centre in anticipation. The Centre itself has a lovely cafe overlooking the lake and there are playground... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

went here on an unplanned day out whilst staying nearby in Aberystwyth. What an excellent facility set in stunning countryside. Lots to do from short walks to mountain biking! One of the best experiences is watching the red kites at feeding time - simply magnificent! Great facilities on site too including disabled access, a cafe, toilets, information centre and shop.... More 

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