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Parc Slip Nature Reserve

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This is so much more than a nature reserve.

Parc Slip is a wonderful resource close to Bridgend and the M4 motorway. It is the site of an old... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Martin P
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Meeting friend at lunch time

Excellent venue wide choice of food.Very pleasant service of light food and sweets comfortably... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Mary T
Bridgend, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature reserve”(20 reviews)
“lovely walk”(9 reviews)
“dog walkers”(9 reviews)
The 247 acre Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve with its brand NEW VISITOR CENTRE has something for everyone: A variety of different habitat types supporting many different species for wildlife enthusiasts. A safe area for families to discover...more
Fountain Road | Tondu, Bridgend CF32 0EH, Wales
+44 1656 724100
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 19, 2014

Brilliant place to go for a walk well looked after paths lots birds to see my dog loved the long walk free car park lovely little cafe with lots of choice and really help full staff

3  Thank Edna G
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 8, 2016

lots to do if you want to watch birds from the hide, or just go walking around the site. some good history too.

1  Thank charlieTourer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parc Slip is a wonderful resource close to Bridgend and the M4 motorway. It is the site of an old colliery. There is a monument to the 112 men and boys who died in an explosion at the site in 1892. There are foot and...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue wide choice of food.Very pleasant service of light food and sweets comfortably seating and beverages.

Thank Mary T
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Lovely place to wander around - nice hides to view any bird life. Unfortunately, we didn't see too many birds - perhaps we went at the wrong time! Pleasant cafe with a good selection of goodies.

Thank liana_twaites
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place after a recommendation and it didn’t disappoint. Lovely peaceful place to let the kids run free but engage in some nature activities too. The cafe is fab and the little table at the front of the cafe is packed with oodles of...More

1  Thank catkin300
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Intended on having a walk but rain had other ideas lol. We stopped by the cafe instead. I had the cheese and plum chutney sandwich which was very tasty and there was pleny of filling. Shame dogs are not allowed inside but there is plenty...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Taking advantage of another sunny day we decided to visit Parc Slip.We had heard it was nice but didn't realise just how nice it is.We parked the car in the ample car park and walked straight ahead along a tarmac path(suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs)...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed August 3, 2018

A lovely place to take the family. Lovely walks & trails for either walking or biking. Make your way back to the cafe for refreshments which are reasonably priced, whether it be a coffee & cake or salad meal.

Thank Novemberblues
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Parc Slip is a lovely place to walk to see birds & other wildlife. There are several hides to photograph birds from, including a woodland hide behind the cafe. There are also chances to find Adders, Slow Worms, Frogs & Toads. There are lovely hedgerows...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant place to bring the children and dogs who have excess energy. Bring wellies as it can be boggy but that's half the fun

Thank Janet C
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Youre never alone at Parc Slip apart from wild life, very friendly staff and Users of the reserve theres always a Hello! or an in depth conversation about anything from the meaning of life to Brexit.

Thank Barti-Du
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Ana W
August 28, 2018|
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Response from Novemberblues | Reviewed this property |
Hi, According to the website there are disabled toilets.
Leyla H
February 2, 2016|
Response from M4TRAVELLER |
Start a bit closure at Cardiff or London Heathrow. Proceed down M4 motorway to Junction 36 Bridgend /Sarn Park Services. Take exit on roundabout for Maesteg, (passing Sarn Park Services on your left). Down hill to... More
Brent D
February 9, 2015|
Response from Rrevera1 | Property representative |
Hi Brent, The nearest accommodation to Parc Slip Nature Reserve is a self-catering property called Swn-y-Nant, you can find further information on this property by visiting the Bridgend Bites website. If you're looking... More