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Address: Wales
Phone Number: 07971-76-98-95
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Had a very interesting trip over from Porth Meudwy, which included a detour for some dolphin watching. Colin the skipper is both knowledgable and friendly, as well as being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a very interesting trip over from Porth Meudwy, which included a detour for some dolphin watching. Colin the skipper is both knowledgable and friendly, as well as being extremely enthusiastic about the area. Bardsey itself is very peaceful and well worth exploring, but as mentioned by others, do not expect mainland-type facilities and it is best to take your... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Bardsey is like another world. Quiet, empty of people, and with great views and walks. Boat trip over also fun! Take what you need, as no facilities to speak of. Beware mobile sgnal from Ireland!! Lovely quiet contemplative place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Lucked into awesome weather! There was a rare bird on the island at the time so it was invaded by throngs of serious birders bedecked in gortex and gigantic lenses - Colin warned us about this however, advising that if we went near the lighthouse we may unwittingly be swept into a birding tour. (As a result we were lucky... More 

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Portsmouth UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

went to this beautiful island last Wednesday with Colin the boatman. Well worth the £30 cost. A very knowledgable man and so passionate about "his" island. As before knew lots about the birds and for the first time ever I saw Puffins. The island is beautiful and I so hope it stays that way for the people who live on... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We decided to go down to Porth Meudwy on the off chance of getting a place on the boat over to Bardsey. We were lucky as 2 people didn't turn up. The boat captain, Colin, is a very jovial fellow and also very knowledgeable about the bird life and geology of the area and kept us well informed on the... More 

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Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went on the boat trip to visit Bardsey Island. It was Colin's boat, and he was pleasant and helpful, and gave a very interesting and informative talk about the island and it's history. The crossing was interesting due to the geology evident in the rocks and the currents in the sound. The island itself is extraordinary. Arrival onto the... More 

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Dursley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A visit to the island is a must. The peace and quiet is tangible. A short boat trip (£30 pp) on Chris' twin hulled boat (the sea was very calm for our trips to and from the island) and we had four hours to spend wandering over the island and it is surprisingly large. Coffee and craft shop (drinks only... More 

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed on the island just 1 night, which is unusual. There are several cottages that can be hired for a week or stay at the observatory. We stayed at the obs, as it is called. You have to take everything with you including bedding and all food. There are no shops, electricity for about 4 hours a day, outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Looking forward to bank holiday weekend our 5th trip to this beautiful Island with the wonderful Skipper Colin, already booked seats, hoping the weather is suitable to travel, can't wait, would recommend this visit to others, a lovely experience.

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Craven Arms, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Visited this island off the coast of the Lleyn Peninsula North Wales. We set off of a small catamaran from an inlet along the coast from Aberdaron. 20 mins later we stepped off on Bardsey Island - what a beautiful relaxing sanctuary. It is a National Nature Reserve and owned & managed by the island's trust - a charity. Apart... More 

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Address: Wales
Phone Number: 07971-76-98-95
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales

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