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Gilfach Nature Reserve

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A beautiful spot

Took a walk down to the riverside. Lots of small rapids and water falls. Plenty of signs of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
islandgirl1958
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Gilfach nature reserve 30th

Brilliant wildlife guided tour. Invigorating in the wet weather which meant the waterfalls and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda W
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Gilfach Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
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All reviews lovely place red kites car park long house old railway an abundance of wildlife main road open moorland beautiful walk dog owners stunning scenery few hours information boards cup of tea couple of hours otters dippers
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a walk down to the riverside. Lots of small rapids and water falls. Plenty of signs of wildlife but we were probably too chatty to see anything! The old farmhouse is worth a visit too.

Thank islandgirl1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant wildlife guided tour. Invigorating in the wet weather which meant the waterfalls and rivers were gushing and rushing. Excellent facilities and friendly helpful knowledgeable people to inform you and answer questions. Well maintained paths and good signage to lead you around. Super afternoon. The...More

1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most amazing place; acres of wild for you to wander through, a traditional byre where you can make yourself a cup of coffee for a donation, please be generous. There are hides, picnic tables, restrooms, waterfalls, kingfishers, dippers, a new delight on...More

Thank Pearblossom123
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Completely bowled over by the kites - I'd recommend this to everyone. We saw hundreds of red kites wheeling and swooping over the field right in front of us. I videoed a few minutes of the session and I keep watching it back - absolutely...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited here with family whilst on holiday. Lovely place for a walk with no entry fee to pay, just donations to help finance running. There are several wals from 45 mins to several hours. Ladt in reception was very helpful.

Thank TheBurtfamily
Reviewed 6 August 2018

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 29 July 2018

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 28 July 2018

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 Mike 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

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