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Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
Phone Number: 01654700222
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Pied Flycatchers Stunning

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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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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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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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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Additional Information about Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

Address: 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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