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Gilfach Nature Reserve

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Stunning views and accessible walks for little legs:)

Brilliant day out here with our two girls ( 6 & 3yrs old). We chose the oak tree trail which was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hannah1star2015
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Evening Dog Walk

Went there just as it was closing. Staff extemely friendly, nothing too much to much trouble. Chose... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris M
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Mold, United Kingdom
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Gilfach Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant day out here with our two girls ( 6 & 3yrs old). We chose the oak tree trail which was a really nice length walk with lots of variety to see and fabulous views. Enjoyed foraging of Bilberrys and ground sorrel and our 3yr...More

1  Thank hannah1star2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there just as it was closing. Staff extemely friendly, nothing too much to much trouble. Chose a medium walk which was well signposted. Lovely place to visit

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Gilfach nature reserve and walked the waymarked circular route. Wonderful range of habitats and plenty of wildlife to see, When we were up at the visitor centre one of the staff came out to talk to our children and gave us all a...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This Nature reserve is very special, we enjoyed two walks along the River Marteg and didn't meet anyone! Brilliant!

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

These folks really have got the signing right for all the walk options and most are easy and not too long. They make it all so interesting and enjoyable. We did the 2.3m walk in the time suggested and loved the variety of scenery and...More

Thank prisbishop67
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Gilfach nature reserve is a little gem of a nature reserve. It is peaceful and quiet and on the day we visited not busy at all. If you are interested in birds there is plenty to see. There are a few circular walks that are...More

Thank Benno Z
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We were staying at a camping site in Llangurig. Had visited Rhayader for some lunch and decided to stop off on our way back to the site. We gave our dogs a walk on their extendable leads from the front car park, along a fern...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Whilst in the area I called in, glad I did, saw and photographed my first Dipper and Pied Flycatcher..!!! Good facilities with great birding and opportunities to go find your own space to watch the birds (I hate birding in a crowd..). Oh and the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is an interesting place as was the senic drive there. We attempted the circular walk but did not complete. The birds were very quiet so we did not see many. The information center is very good and staff very helpful. We will definalty go...More

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Received a good welcome at the farmhouse. The recommended walk was good although it was cold so the birds were not showing well. The dipper hide lacked the dipper but did had a pied flycatcher in a nestbox. Picniced near the falls.I will come back.

1  Thank Old_Fotofart
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Lee E
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