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Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre

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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
+44 1970 890453
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Remarkable location with a nice lunch

Stopped here during our Cambrian Safaris Tour for lunch, and had the opportunity to view the Red... read more

Reviewed today
Gribbins
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Wow for the birds. Boo for the catering.

We went here specifically for the Red Kites and was not disappointed. They are fed once a day at 2... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carole_Mercer_family
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Llywernog, Aberystwyth SY23 3AB, Wales
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Reviewed today

Stopped here during our Cambrian Safaris Tour for lunch, and had the opportunity to view the Red Kite feeding from above, which was quite unique. Nice bowl of Cawl, perfect on a cold blistery day. Excellent and clean facilities too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here specifically for the Red Kites and was not disappointed. They are fed once a day at 2 in winter and 3 in summer. There were easily 150-200 birds who swept down to pick up the meat that had been placed for them....More

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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review here on trip advisor. We are so glad you had a good visit and enjoyed the kite feeding. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit. Mountain...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to refresh before home. Lovely afternoon having a walk around. The kite feeding is certainly an experience to behold! Nice cuppa and sandwich before home. Lots of people eating there. Nice menu choice, staff helpful.

Thank magnwn
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant. at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for stopping by and sharing some time with us. We are glad you had a nice visit and hope you will call with us again. Safe journey.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, the dogs are welcome, long and short walks clearly signposted, some of which give the most amazingly stunning views over the valley. Love how ecologically friendly the place is. The sculptures tell the story of local legend. Only down_side is the prices...More

Thank jacko136
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review here on TripAdvisor. I would just like to say, there is plenty to do and see at Bwlch Nant Yr Arain and the surrounding area. The way marked walks lead you through some of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nant yr Arian is a delight to visit, and shares nature at its best for all visitors. The feeding of the Red Kites a highlight, and then a wonderful meal at the visitor centre with light bites to suit all.More

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andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review here on trip advisor. We are so glad you had a good visit and enjoyed the kite feeding. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit. Mountain...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

It's just a very lovely place to visit . The kind of place you can have a relaxed stroll or go nuts and kick puddles at the kids . You won't regret a visit .More

Thank johntsmith22
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a good review for us John. We are so glad you had a good visit and enjoyed your time with us. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit....More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

Sadly the weather didn't play ball on our visit, and the rain and mist suddenly closed in on us. We saw the Red Kites feeding through the mist as there shelters available. The cafe and facilities are excellent. Parking was £3 for the day. We...More

Thank Wildheart65
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review here on trip advisor. We are so glad you had a good visit and enjoyed the kite feeding. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit. Mountain...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place is great for walking a dog, having a snack and cuppa. the red kite feeding was awesome, really enjoyedMore

Thank Amanda K
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for your review. There is just so much to do here, sometimes it needs more than one visit. Mountain bike trails, walking trails, bridleways, bike skills park, adventure playgrounds, freshly prepared hot food and drinks in our café and of course stunning scenery...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

visited this area recently and called in to see the red kites being fed ( 3pm summer 2pm winter ) there must have been close on 200 birds gathering for their free feed if you love nature this is an amazing site.The centre has a...More

Thank Nashy125
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assitant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give us a review here on TripAdvisor. I would just like you say, there is plenty to do and see at Bwlch Nant Yr Arain and the surrounding area. The way marked walks lead you through some of the...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

This visitor centre is well worth the visit especially if you are here around 3pm each day when the Red Kites are fed its totally amazing the way they hover overhead and swoop down at feeding time. There are a couple of walks and a...More

Thank Lorraine H
andrewrendell, Visitor Centre Assistant at Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you kindly for your review, you make some excellent observations regarding our Visitor Centre. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we loved the fact that you recognised that supporting the Centre by paying a small car parking fee can only help...More

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BerkshireBabe
28 September 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
1 July 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
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Mark T
30 March 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
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