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Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
Phone Number: 01654700222
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Lovely reserve

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

A day split in two, salt marsh area in the morning and woodlands and boardwalks in the afternoon. Lots of walking but lots of good birds to see. For the saltmash area you do really need a telescope as the birds can be a bit distant. Wonderful woodland walks, again with some wonderful birds. There are toilets and a small... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the third time we have visited the reserve and it never disappoints. Such a large area it feels like you're own paradise. Great hides spread over the area.Lots of nesting birds at this time of year, Pied flycatchers, warblers and cuckoo to name just a few. It overlooks the estuary for different waders too. Fully recommend a visit... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

With such a mix of habitats its such a great place for wildlife . Best time to visit is in the Spring when all the Summer visiting birds are in full song . There is 7 hides to view the birds and maybe otters if you are lucky Its never very busy so you will often have the place to... More 

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A thoroughly enjoyable day out, Nora was sitting on her nest being attended to by Monty who had brought in a sizable sea trout. The new hide is exceptional with plenty of viewing across the Dyfi valley. I will definitely visit again in June when the chicks have hatched.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a gorgeous site with wonderful bird life to observe from the hides and nice walks in the surrounding area. Costs a fiver to get in, but certainly worth it.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a large and well maintained RSPB reserve offering wonderful views on the mountains and estuary as well as woodland habitat.

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