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Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

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Address: Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
Phone Number: 01654700222
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Beautiful location. Different walks

This is a very well presented RSPB centre. Set in a beautiful location in mid Wales with various hides and walks. An interesting reception area with guides, drinks and snacks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very well presented RSPB centre. Set in a beautiful location in mid Wales with various hides and walks. An interesting reception area with guides, drinks and snacks.

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Thank shamwo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Dyfi estuary is teeming with birds and wildlife and here is the place to se some of them. It is RSPB managed and also accessible to the Dyfi Osprey project

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Thank Steve J
Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

At the end of a lovely lane and overlooking a small lake sits the RSPB office. There is a good, clean toilet block, a small car park and a few picnic tables overlooking the lake. In the bird feed area is a squirrel circus with many of them acrobating on the feeders to raid the food. The staff here are,... More 

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Thank Pedroofpobla
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a two hour visit got up close and personal with a sedge and a grasshopper warbler! Plenty of paths, bird hides and a variety of bird species to see. Helpful staff to tell you where the interesting birds are

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Thank NickJCarey
Darlington, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So good it was used by the BBC as backdrop for Springwatch. Great mix of terrain linked by easy paths and boardwalks. Lots of hides and useful information from a well equipped reception.

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Thank JRMaddog
Ceredigion, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a pretty place and so relaxing. If you want to get away from it all, this is the place. Although it is an RSPB reserve, it is welcoming to all.

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Thank jill2016555
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great reserve. Lovely walk for kids just right length. A lot of the tracks are not on paths so take decent footwear. Staff very polite and helpful

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Thank 991amylou
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a wet and rainy day but enjoyed the walk, the scenery and the (on our visit - not so abundant) birds and wildlife.

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Thank Family_Simons
Lancashire
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We spent a day wandering around the reserve in mid July. Views of the Dfyi estuary, mountains, moors , marshland and woodland glades to walk through. Saw spotted flycatchers, a buzzard, a red kite ( but they're everywhere in this part of Wales ) etc. In terms of value for money alone, £5 for a full day is great. The... More 

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Thank PoundScrounger
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

RSPB Ynis Hir is a splendid reserve with easily accessible paths and wonderful views as you walk around the reserve. Best to visit the website if there are certain species you wish to see as the changing seasons bring ever changing species to this super reserve.

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