We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parc Slip Nature Reserve

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Excellent walks

Lovely place to wander around - nice hides to view any bird life. Unfortunately, we didn't see too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Fabulous hidden treasure

Visited this place after a recommendation and it didn’t disappoint. Lovely peaceful place to let... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 126 reviews
All photos (50)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nature reserve”(19 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
Reviews (126)
Filter reviews
125 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnature reservelovely walkdog walkersbird watchingcoffee shopwildlife trustcafe offersbird hideexcellent coffeeflora and faunavisitor centre and cafecarrot cakelovely reservefree car parkcakesbird lifeall ages
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 125 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Plenty of short walks in various directions from the car park. Good for dog walkers and families alike.

Thank Linda_Laleston
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Visited here several times. The walks are interesting and well signed. Cafe does lovely light food and drinks. Not the best when wet or raining.

Thank Clive J
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Bridgend
Court Colman Manor
696 reviews
2.34 km away
Days Inn Bridgend Cardiff M4
417 reviews
2.66 km away
Premier Inn Bridgend Central Hotel
537 reviews
3.26 km away
Holiday Inn Express
4 reviews
3.51 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 175 restaurants in Bridgend
Simla Indian Restaurant
88 reviews
1.25 km away
Opal Den Chinese Take Away
5 reviews
1.03 km away
Aberkenfig Kebab & Pizza House
9 reviews
1.37 km away
The New Garden
331 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 attractions in Bridgend
Cerddin Brewery
14 reviews
5.87 km away
Dizzy's Castle
19 reviews
6.04 km away
Ewenny Priory Church
41 reviews
7.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ana W
August 28, 2018|
Response from Katie H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not entirely sure. Hope someone else can give you a definite answer
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