Nant yr Arian

Nant yr Arian

Overlooking the Melindwr Valley and with the Ceredigion coastline of Cardigan Bay in the distance, Bwlch Nant yr Arian is a forested, lakeside haven for wildlife.

Owned and managed by the Forestry Commission, it's a great location for red kites, buzzards and ravens and it's possible sometimes to come across the rarer, but equally impressive, goshawk or peregrine falcon.

Afternoon feeding sessions for the red kite (2pm GMT, 3pm BST) are held at the lake and can attract up to 100 people at a time.

A lake forms part of Bwlch Nant yr Arian and this is home to some stunning waterfowl including the great crested grebe. Three paths of varying distances, three mountain bike trails and a bridle path take the visitor through the different habitats.


Bwlch Nant yr Arian Forest Visitor Centre
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