• Centenary Hide
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    Situated at the north-end of the lake, this hide overlooks a wonderful lagoon and if you’re lucky, you might glimpse an otter or two playing in the pool.

  • On the northern edge of the lake is a small hamlet called Rhiwargor,where lies an impressive waterfall, one of the largest in Wales and well worth a visit. On your way there, be sure to stop by the bridge where the two rivers meet and look out for dippers bobbing in the water or listen out for buzzards calling overhead.

  • Situated in the car park, opposite the RSPB shop, this hide is accessible to wheelchair users and offers excellent views over woodland and bird-feeders, which are alive with chaffinch, dunnock, brambling, marsh tit, great spotted woodpecker, sparrow hawk, siskin, greenfinch nuthatch, house sparrow, blue tit, great tit, coal tit, long tailed tit, tree creeper and robin. In Spring look out for the woodpecker family and in Winter, brambling pay us a welcome visit too.

  • RSPB Reserve
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    Encircled by woodland with distant mountains beyond, the picturesque Lake Vyrnwy forms the centrepiece to this flagship reserve. Breathtaking scenery and an abundance of wildlife makes RSPB Lake Vyrnwy an abundance of wildlife makes RSPB Lake Vyrnwy nature reserve a magical and unforgettable day out for the whole family, at any time of the year. Beyond the woodland there is heathland and damp pasture, completing a diverse array of habitats with a great variety of wildlife. It is the perfect home for rare birds such as hen harriers, goshawks and pied flycatchers. Our reserve is open all year around.

    Stroll along one of our many nature trails through mysterious forests dating back to the last ice age. There are 6 trails to choose from, ranging from 1 mile to 9 mile circular routes.

  • For a list of events and more information, please go to our main website

    Telephone: 01691 870278

  • Lakeside Hide
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    Situated on the edge of the north-east side of the lake, this is a great little spot to look out for peregrines swooping and diving, hunting for prey in late Spring and early Summer.