Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Visitor Centre (NRW)

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

Bwlch Nant Yr Arian, Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AD
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Bwlch Nant Yr Arian Visitor Centre (NRW)

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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.

Guide Prices

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



  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available


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

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted
  • 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

Opening Times

* Visitor Centre open 10am until 5pm daily
Visitor centre Cafe is open 10am to 5pm (hot food is served between 10am and 3pm).
Red Kite Feeding - the red kites are fed by the lake every day at 2pm in winter (GMT) and at 3pm in summer (BST).

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