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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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Glorious - my absolute favourite place

A tranquil walk along the path around the lake among the trees and shrubs. Wander into the bird... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doleos
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Enjoyable Walks.

This my favorite go to "happy place". The walks are clearly marked and the views are stunning. So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
misty60
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A tranquil walk along the path around the lake among the trees and shrubs. Wander into the bird watching hut midday to view the amazing spectacle of over 150 Red Kites flying in from every direction to be fed - WAW! Finished off my stroll...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called at Nant Yr Arain to see the red kites been fed and a bite to eat. However, I was very disappointed at the attitude of dog owners. The restaurant is quite small but there were several owners inside the restaurant with 2 large dogs....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This my favorite go to "happy place". The walks are clearly marked and the views are stunning. So wonderful to see the kites as well. And the parks are great for kids of all ages. And the bonus at the end is the lovely warm...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank misty60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal for Nature Lovers and Wild Life enthusiast. There is a nice Café and Gift Shop as well -Watch out for the Red Kites !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dickrhos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stopped for a coffee and a bit of lunch and it was great to see what appeared to be hundreds of red kites overhead, apparently they had just been fed. We only had a snack lunch but it was really good food.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is well worth a visit - seeing over 200 Red Kites coming in to feed was amazing. Really well laid out and ideal for everyone of all ages. There is a good Visitor Centre and you can watch the Kite Feeding from here...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I have been many times now but first time to review. A wonderful place with something for everyone. Watching these magnificent Red Kites which only a few years ago faced extinction is amazing in itself; however this is combined with wonderful walks and a great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review.. There is lots to see and lots to do for everyone who likes to be outdoors. Please do come again and spend some time with us. Parking is reasonable and allows us to invest in maintenance and improvements to our...More

Reviewed December 31, 2018

We visited to see the red kites and weren't disappointed. Hundreds of red kites wheeling and diving for 15 or so minutes. We watched from the viewing area across the lake, despite a bitterly cold wind in December. Finished with drinks and light food at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review here on TripAdvisor. 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....More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited today on a very foggy cool day so we just did the short walk around the lake. We didn’t see any kites due to the weather, but we will definitely return to see them & try the cycle tracks.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review here on TripAdvisor. Hopefully next time the weather will be kinder and allow you to see the Kites and the beautiful scenery. There is plenty to do and see at Bwlch Nant Yr Arian and...More

Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed taking my young children and parents for an afternoon stroll to see the Kites feed (amazing) and do the activity trail with the kids (3&5) around the lake. Followed it with jacket potato late lunch and a pot of tea. Winner all round...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to give us such a good review. It is always good to hear that families have enjoyed their visit. Please do come again soon. Lots to do lots to see. There are children's play areas, orienteering, skills park and mountain...More

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240izzyc
September 11, 2018|
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Hello and thank you for your enquiry, I am sorry but we do not hire bikes out on site. It would be good to make your arrangements before you arrive. We look forward to seeing you enjoy or purpose built trails and skills area.
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BerkshireBabe
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
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Linda H
July 1, 2017|
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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
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