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Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
Phone Number: 01654700222
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A pleasant stroll

Although we didn't see any wildlife that was out of the ordinary, we enjoyed our walk around the reserve. As others have said, the signage could be improved but it didn't cause... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Although we didn't see any wildlife that was out of the ordinary, we enjoyed our walk around the reserve. As others have said, the signage could be improved but it didn't cause any great problems. We would definitely visit again if we were in the area.

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We spent about 4 hrs to different days the only wild life we saw was close to the shop. Were grey squirells were feeding many small birds. on the first day we did the green route second day the red. While we found the arrows on green route they were very poor and confusing on the red route Disapointed we... More 

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essex geezer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We really enjoyed this experience with lots of birds and different habitats, it is well set out and informative

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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We went in Nesting Season and it was fabulous to see so Many Pied spotted and Flycatchers and Resdstarts well worth the trip

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Just returned from a week in Aberdovey, Wales, where we visited the nearby RSPB Ynis Hir for the first time. We went back 3 times as it was just the most friendliest, interesting and diverse RSPB reserve we have visited to date. Amongst many birds of marsh, woodland and scrape we saw nuthatches, blackcaps, pied wagtails feeding their young, robins,... More 

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Tregaron, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I have visited the Ynys Hir Wildlife reserve a number of times over the years. There is a wide variety of habitat, and whereas we have an equal number of woodland and meadow species on our holding, because of the way we have managed it creating wildlife habitat corridors and patches dotted amongst our fields which begin high up and... More 

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Dorking
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is lovely RSPB reserve which is worth a visit. It is large and varied and we saw several special of birds. You can walk through woodland, down boardwalks through swampy areas right down to the estuary. All the time you are surrounded by stunning scenery. Very beautiful.

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Tranquil, wild but well managed by RSPB. We came during our visit to the Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Recommended and will come again

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Oswaldtwistle Lancs
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

A really good reserve with plenty of different environments to suit everybody's different tastes. Very helpful volunteers.

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Bedfordshire
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Walked around the whole reserve, so many different habitats, the estuary, woodland, fields, scrape. Had some stunning views of birds, the hides were well positioned and kept in good order, the different paths were well signposted and there were plenty of options for shorter or longer walks. The rspb team were very knowledgable and helpful. A must for anyone visiting... More 

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Additional Information about Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

Address: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
Phone Number: 01654700222
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Machynlleth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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