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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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Enjoyable short walk round the lake. Great view down towards Aberystwyth. Tasty bacon roll and coffee. We'll be back to walk the longer trails and to watch the red kite feeding.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyable short walk round the lake. Great view down towards Aberystwyth. Tasty bacon roll and coffee. We'll be back to walk the longer trails and to watch the red kite feeding.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre to see the kite feeding which was spectacular. We also took one of the walking routes - the Miner's trail (yellow markers) - right around the park. The views were amazing especially in the fog! The cafe is well stocked and reasonably priced, as is the small shop. The staff we... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for a couple of hours here after a visit to the coast. £1.50 parking was well worth it and the view from the cafe terrace is stunning. The visitor centre is well designed and fits into the environment providing a great base to explore the area wether on foot or by bike. There are fantastic play areas for... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boasts some of the best scenery in Wales. Home of The local red kites. Mountain bike trails as good as anywhere in Wales if not Britain. Walks for everyone and a lovely centre for good food and drinks with a lovely play area overlooking the lake. Paradise.

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Thank Wyn P
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of Red Kites feeding, friendly and well informed staff & lovely clean cafe with a loyalty scheme :-)

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went further than our usual trips from base, but it was going to be well worth the journey. A lovely place. A sunny day. A great visitor centre with a super canteen. Really nice walks around the centre, some with good paths. Then the slow build up starts as a Kite appears, then slowly, so slowly, more circle round... More 

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South East England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a very enjoyable few hours here, the highlight being the feeding of the red kites in the afternoon (times differ between summer and winter). Absolutely fantastic to watch! There is also a very good café on site and lots of trails for walking and cycling. Parking is not free but well worth the cost as this goes to... More 

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Thank Keith T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful setting, excellent staff, delicious fresh food. I now visit for lunch every time I visit Aberystwyth. Brilliant views and if timed to coincide with the Red Kite feeding - a truly fabulous day out.

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Lydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called by here on our way home, and we want to return what a great place. We were there and watched the feeding of the Red Kits there were loads of them. The site is well maintained with good clear marked out walks, run, mountain biking and orienteering. We had a great Welsh Cream Tea, and then took the children... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for a walk or run, go mountain biking, try orienteering, take in fab views, watch the red kite feeding, pick blueberries, & enjoy home made food in a lovely welcoming visitor centre. It is a little barer as the larch trees had to be cut down, but this makes observing the mountain biker... More 

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