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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Red kite heaven !

Came to film the feeding frenzy. Boy what an experience! The lass in the shop (and fed the birds... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
peteraE2151AS
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Red kites and cafe

Despite it being a miserable, drizzly day we had a nice time here. The food in the cafe was great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FrenziedYak
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came to film the feeding frenzy. Boy what an experience! The lass in the shop (and fed the birds) was most helpful, friendly and a credit to the centre. Glad we arrived in time to eat. The 'forester platter' was excellent and 'Welsh cawl' reported...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank peteraE2151AS
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited many times over the years to enjoy the kite feeding and visitor centre. Today's visit: coffee machine was broken and not due to be repaired for 5 days, the gluten free cake was not available, the cawl was watery and tasteless, the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite it being a miserable, drizzly day we had a nice time here. The food in the cafe was great, although they could have done with more serving staff, especially in the run up to the kite feeding time, when one lady was trying to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FrenziedYak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my two children here and was not disappointed, there is so much to do. A great park, lovely cafe and food, plus the walk around the lake is full of little interesting facts it kept them engaged. There are so many variety of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank klm178
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Centre is not like any other wild life place I have visited. The surroundings are natural and go with the flow of the mountains, which only enhances the feeling of the wild. There are paths of course and these are also wheelchair friendly. There...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in time for the afternoon feed of Red Kites at 3pm. Incredible views and it seemed like there were about a 100

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NickAdvisorUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here to walk and see the red kites we was not disappointed at 3pm they feed them and about 3.30 100,s came down must say that it was a magical sight we really enjoyed the day

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Janice C
AndrewR3648, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Janice, so glad you enjoyed your visit. The red kites are spectacular.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my grown children and young grandchildren here to see the amazing Red Kites. Stunning birds. They get fed every day at 3 o'clock and they are a beautiful site to behold as they swoop and feed. The surrounding scenery is beautiful and a lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Julie G
AndrewR3648, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, there is plenty to do and see at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian and the surrounding area. The way marked walks lead you through some of the best scenery Wales has to offer. The trails...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible seeing these birds as natural as it comes! What a lovely project to help boost the red kite numbers. Impressed and thrilled with this experience! For a free family event daily, amazing!More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AndrewR3648, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, there is plenty to do and see at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian and the surrounding area. The way marked walks lead you through some of the best scenery Wales has to offer. The trails...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a drizzly day so only did the short walk around the lake, but it was so nice! Paths very well signed and I love the idea of following coloured waymarkers rather than having to read a map. Lots of things for kids...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MrandMrsJ136
AndrewR3648, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. I will pass your comments on to the rest of our staff, it is always good to get feedback so we know we are on the right track. Good feed back is great, poor feed back at least...More

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Abs31300
July 31, 2019|
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Response from AndrewR3648 | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for the enquiry. Well behaved dogs and responsible owners are welcome to visit. We ask that dogs are kept under control at all times and we provide dog pooh bags and bins. We do ask that dogs are kept on a... More
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Nichola S
May 22, 2019|
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Response from AndrewR3648 | Property representative |
Hi Nicola,thanks for the enquiry, there is an all ability trail which is wheelchair and pushchair accessible. It is called the Barcud Trail, 2/3 mile 1.2k 10% gradient and includes a childrens puzzle trail. There is also... More
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lucianp242
April 5, 2019|
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Hello and thank you for your interest. The Giant Chair is easily found if you follow the Llwybr Grib/ Ridgetop Trail. This starts in the top carpark at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, and takes approximatly 2 hours, the route climbs... More
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