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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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Well organised and laid out

We had not previously heard of this centre, but were impressed by the facilities, the layout of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nicholas f
Unique experience

We stopped here after reading the reviews on TA. We are so glad we did. We arrived just before the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
+44 1970 890453
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had not previously heard of this centre, but were impressed by the facilities, the layout of the site and the car park. Our main use of this centre was the picnic area, but it has a lot more to offer if you wish to...More

Thank nicholas f
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here after reading the reviews on TA. We are so glad we did. We arrived just before the red kite feeding which will stay in our memory for a very long time. It was spectacular. The birds are so majestic.

Thank 581nigelc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Found on the A44 on the main road between Aberystwyth and Llangurig is one of many jewels in Ceredigion's crown. High up in the hills overlooking the coast, amongst the tree line, Bwlch Nant Yr Arian is home to some of the finest mountain bike...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

this is an excellent place to visit, the red kites are amazing and there are so many of them. If you are feeling hungry or tired then there is a place that you can have something to eat or drink. all in all I enjoyed...More

Thank jamesraftree
Reviewed 1 week ago

A highly rated place to visit! Try to time it for the daily Red Kite 'feeding frenzy' at 3 pm BST or 2 pm GMT, depending on the season. We got there at 12 o'clock, as the wife wasn't sure what time it was (BST...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a glorious spot for a nature walk. We have a 7 yr old and 3 yr old and they loved it as much as we did. The feeding of the local red kites at 3pm was spectacular. You could see them swoop down for...More

Thank rubysunset69
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You should definitely be here at feeding time..what a spectacle..around 150 kites swooping down to collect the meat scraps thrown for them..lovely walks too and all for the small price of paying parking.

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on our way to Aberystwyth and enjoyed a short break at the excellent little cafe with a pleasant easy walk around the lake when we saw many red kites close up and didn’t stop for the daily feeding. Glad we stopped off.

Thank DMM44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A free spectacular sight at 3pm every day when the Red Kites get fed, they come from literally everywhere to fly over the lake to get fed, plenty of parking available, take your push bikes, enjoy the children's swings and play areas.Cafe on site where...More

Thank AlanHughes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Up in the North Ceredigion hills east of Aberystwyth, a woodland centre with various trails to follow for view, wildlife, and birdlife in particular. Easy access and parking. Beautiful views, especially the dozens of Red kiltes swooping in at feeding time.

Thank iantoh53
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September 27, 2017|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for the enquiry, It is possible you saw Mergansers but equally likely is goose handers. Depending on the time of year you can expect to see little grebe, great crested grebe, tufted duck, black backed gull... More
Linda H
July 1, 2017|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry. There are plenty of outside seats and benches for you to enjoy your picnic. There is also a lovely gazebo which you are welcome to use for your picnic. Bring your picnics and come and... More
Mark T
March 29, 2017|
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Response from andrewrendell | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry. Yes you can get from Aberystwyth to Bwlch Nant Yr Arian by bus. The nearest train station is in Aberystwyth. The 525 bus from Aberystwyth - Ponterwyd/Llanidloes stops on request at the... More