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Ynys Hir Wildlife Reserve

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Wales
+44 1654 700222
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Really would love to give this place 5 stars. The scenery was amazing. The accessibility was awful! I can walk a little way on crutches but use a wheelchair for any distance. The paths were not wheelchair friendly. Despite the beautiful scenery I could only get to one hide. I
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It was back in the 1980s when we first visited Ynys Hir and then we saw for the very first time greenshank and red kite in the area. Before we set off to explore this very large reserve again we found the staff at the entrance friendly and helpful. After previous weeks of rain
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Visited for first time. The staff were knowledgeable and welcoming. The routes are very well signposted and paths kept clear. The different habitats are interesting as is the information provided about them. It was quite quiet on the bird front due to the heat, time of day and
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We decided to pay a return visit to Ynys Hir before going home from a short break in Mid Wales. I quickly found out how much of the reserve we hadn't explored on earlier visits. It would be quite easy to spend all day here but we just did the Wetland trail and the walk back
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A great variety of species spotted, including grasshopper warbler, pied flycatcher, harlequin duck and a weasel (after it caught a vole). Spent a few hours here wandering around all the pathways. Well worth a visit.
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