Barcud Trail

Type:Walking Route / Trail

Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Visitor Centre (NRW), Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AD
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Wheelchair user on the Barcud all ability trail at Bwlch Nant yr Arian.

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The all ability trail which is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs, is a circular trail around the lake, where you can watch the red kites being fed every day
2/3 mile / 1.2 kms

Guide Prices

Car parking

£1.50 parking fee for up to two hours
£3 parking fee for over two hours



  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Education/study area
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located 10 miles east of Aberystwyth on the A44 (Aberystwyth - Llangurig (A470) road) and two miles west of Ponterwyd. The nearest train station is Aberystwyth, and has connections on to the 525 bus which stops at the entrance to the car park. OS Grid Reference: SN 717813 Accessible by Public Transport: Aberystwyth station is 10 miles away.


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018

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