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Ynyshir Nature Reserve

With the mountains of southern Snowdonia to the north and the Cambrian hills to the south, the Ynys-hir reserve is stunning whichever way you look. Summer brings wading birds, such as lapwings and redshanks and some very special butterflies. Come the colder months, ducks and geese move in.  There is an exciting mixture of habitats to be explored at Ynys-hir. Stunning Welsh oak woodland which in spring has breeding pied flycatcher, redstart, wood warbler and lesser spotted woodpecker as well as the early spring flowers such as bluebells.


  • Viewing Points
  • Nature Trails & Guided Walks
  • Visitor Centre & Refreshments
  • Children's Activities
  • In the Welsh Unesco Biosphere
  • Host to BBC 'Springwatch'

Stunning reserve

The best RSPB reserve . Brilliant birding in wonderfully diverse habitats with stunning scenery . The place to see wood warblers , redstarts and pied flycatchers

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