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Valley Wetlands RSPB

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Lovely interesting area of low lying areas with further higher ground. Used for spotting fast jets... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Fawley, United Kingdom
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We visited the Valley Wet Land site earlier this week on a Monday. The car park is very small but... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Minffordd Road | Grid reference: SH313765, Holyhead, Wales
+44 1407 762100
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Lovely interesting area of low lying areas with further higher ground. Used for spotting fast jets such as Tucanos and Hawks being used for training from RAF Valley or cute songbirds, which don't appear to be put off from singing their hearts out.

Thank kimbayley
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited the Valley Wet Land site earlier this week on a Monday. The car park is very small but there were only two other vehicles when we arrived; there is no charge. A coarse stone covered path (rather too noisy underfoot for bird watching)...More

Thank 356Neil_B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Hubby and I went here today (Sunday). We nearly missed the small entrance to the car park (no signage) which is on the right hand side past the lake but before you get to the RAF base. The car park area is FREE (there is...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Out with the RSPB Chester Group on a sunny & warm Sunday with few people about. Small car park adjacent to the RAF barracks, which is free. No planes at the adjacent RAF base but plenty of birds on the reserve. Lots of warblers this...More

1  Thank NickJCarey
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Lovely walks around the Wetlands is a must if you're in the area.Well worth a visit.Just make sure you have decent footware and enjoy.

1  Thank MarkP3545
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Its an Ideal Place to get a Close look at RAF Jets in Flight . The Jets can be seen Landing and Taking Off at Really Close Quarters at times about 100 feet above Your Head . It can be very Deafening when they are...More

1  Thank GordonW1261
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We found a cozy little spot with just enough room for one car by the lake,but there is a large car park not much further on which is for aircraft viewing and walking.A very beautiful and peaceful area to take a picnic

1  Thank johnS66KB
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The car-park on the Minffordd Road, just past Llyn Penrhyn on right, may be hard to find, but its opposite the RAF base entrance, and in amongst the runway approach lights. When I was there (July), there wasn't much in the way of bird life,...More

Thank John4One
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lovely place just outside Valley, large pool with different species of ducks and geese plus many farmland birds and waterside birds such as Reed Bunting to see. Great viewpoint marked on map in car park very close to the airport. There is some noise from...More

Thank Parky52
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Nice couple of hours spent watching ducks and migrating geese. Also get to see a few jets landing and taking off from near by air base.

Thank Sara E
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26 April 2018|
Response from Colette J |
Dogs are allowed around South Stack area but not the walk to the stack itself. Plenty to explore for dogs though as Holyhead Mountain Huts are just across the road.