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Gilfach Nature Reserve

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What an amazing sight seeing red kites swooping down to feed well worth 5 admission cafe not cheap... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Fungi Forey

We went to this wonderful nature reserve for the talk on Fungi. I had not expected to be so... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2015
Cynthia T
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Gilfach Gilfach Marteg Bridge, Rhayader LD6 5LF, Wales
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

What an amazing sight seeing red kites swooping down to feed well worth 5 admission cafe not cheap but food looked good.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

We went to this wonderful nature reserve for the talk on Fungi. I had not expected to be so engrossed, it was just something different to do.The speakers name is Ray Woods, who is a local expert. He is an amazing, knowledgeable, passionate speaker who...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Nature reserve offering self-guided walks. Beautifully tranquil, riverside walks and waterfall with viewing platform. Small museum with self-made refreshments and an honesty box.

Thank PipR57
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We came upon this place as part of our Wye valley walk. We were hot after the walk over the hills from Rhayader so it was a pleasant place to stop on have a cup of tea. The exhibition was pleasant enough showing how this...More

Thank amberdobber
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Visited for the first time recently. It is accessed along a narrow road through a nature reserve with spectacular views. When we arrived the car park entrance was blocked by a workmans van who despite seeing us did not move the vehicle. We had to...More

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We went to the nature reserve early on Sunday morning and on the whole walk, we only saw one or two other couples. It was so peaceful, tranquil and beautiful it was hard to believe. The paths are clearly marked with lots of signs on...More

3  Thank Hayley W
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Five and a dog happened upon this tranquil spot, a delightful setting for an explore of Welsh wildlife and scenery. Recommended by a friend who said this was her favourite place in mid Wales we were not disappointed. We did not expect to find any...More

1  Thank Tilly T
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We walked up here 6 years ago and there was a little café with friendly staff giving advice. This time the whole area at the top is overgrown and so the views aren't so good and the visitors centre not open. We spoke to some...More

1  Thank sue t
Reviewed 16 June 2015

nice little visitor centre though some more facilities for food would be great. Lovely place to spend a day and wander around

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

Parked off road near the river & set off on the yellow trail. Followed the river for a short while then ascended onto higher ground through woodland & onto open moorland with fabulous panoramic views. Saw and photographed a wonderful selection of birds & heard...More

2  Thank Jane W
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6 September 2018|
Response from TheBurtfamily | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. We took ours
Lee E
4 September 2017|
Response from Gail J |
It says you can on the Visit Wales web site.