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An excellent day out

I''m not a bird watcher, but went with a friend that is, but to be honest I was more taken with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best 1 1/2 hour in Wales

We did one of the boat trips out to tour Ramsey Island. The weather was foggy and it was hard to... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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Ramsey Island and Grassholm Island National Nature Reserves are owned and managed by conservation charity the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (rspb). Ramsey's cliffs are perfect for breeding seabirds in spring and summer. Choughs...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Ramsey Island, St Davids, Wales
+44 7836 535733
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I''m not a bird watcher, but went with a friend that is, but to be honest I was more taken with the seals we could see down in the bays on the beaches and dolphins in the distance. Went as a family, and our kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We did one of the boat trips out to tour Ramsey Island. The weather was foggy and it was hard to see the mainland from the island, but we still had a great water tour all around the island in into some of the caves...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

We visited at a time when the wind was slowly building up.Although dogs are allowed we took advice from the skipper not to bring ours as the weather could be a bit rough.This turned out to be sound advice.The trip was fantastic -with good information...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AB25112
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great value day out. booked through RSPB office in the square. Max number of people possible on island 40 so never crowded Bus service available from the square at a very reasonable rate. A must in good weather.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mick641
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Boat trips around the Island are exciting enough; they take you into remote coves and sea caves where you can view the seals and get up close to the Birdlife, though to land on the Island really requires another trip. A solitary and remote...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank PadraigOCruinneacht
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Six of us did the RSPB Ramsey Island boat trip, and what a wonderful experience it was. The weather was really kind to us but the scenery from sea-level is spectacular. Our pilot, and our host were excellent, feeding us really informative information about the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great crew on the boat, great staff on the Island, all as excited as we were about this amazing habitat and really generous with their knowledge. It was basically charismatic fauna bingo, on an island with amazing scenery, that we had virtually to ourselves in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gladys C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We took the Thousand Island boat trip based in St David's. That was the best decision we made on choosing to spend the day on Ramsey instead of using the fast boat options. We watched as they sped past the island as we were looking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank BilltheCatDL
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ramsey Island is the most beautiful and tranquil place I have ever been. You are free to explore the island and take time to sit and watch the amazing wildlife such as new-born seal pups.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank boatgirl1422
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Wonderful 4 hrs doing the nth circuit on Ramsey Is. Saw deer, seals, many birds and spectacular views. We were lucky to have a sunny day. Pack your lunch and water. Asy ambling and a few climbs uphill. Make surevyou pay the extra to do...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Janet B
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31 July 2018|
Response from Mick641 | Reviewed this property |
there are 3;boats per day
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Response from Ynysdewi | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry about visiting Ramsey. Unfortunately, we only allow registered assistance dogs to land on the island. This is because of the large number of ground and burrow nesting birds and the fact that we are a... More