Bwlch Nant yr Arian
27 miles from MMFR: SY23 3AB
Bwlch Nant yr Arian Visitor Centre sits at the head of a dramatic valley and has commanding views of Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains. The visitor centre is the starting point for a range of waymarked trails for walkers, mountain bikers, runners and horse riders. It is well-known for its long-established tradition of daily feeding of red kites, Wales’s National Bird of Prey. You can borrow a free discovery backpack at the visitor centre and discover more of the great outdoors. Each backpack contains useful goodies like binoculars, a magnifying glass, a bug pot and nature identification cards along with a guide explaining how to use them.
- Skills park with a purpose-built track for mountain bikers to practise their technique.
- Two running trails with flat sections climbs and a variety of surfaces.
- Four orienteering courses ranging from beginner level to a more challenging option for experienced orienteers.
- A waymarked circular trail for horse riders via forest tracks, paths and quiet tarmac roads.
- Café serving fresh, locally sourced produce daily.
- Two play areas, one for toddlers and one for older children.
Telephone : 01970 890453
‘So worth visiting!’May 2018, Tripadvisor
“Our second visit here and it was just as wonderful as the first. A lovely walk around then a stop to see the red kites being fed (2pm in winter, 3pm summer) which is magical. We had 'Welsh tea' in the cafe afterwards, the bara birth is delicious!”