2. Black Mountain Red Kite Feeding Station


Located in the remote western area of the Brecon Beacons National Park is the Red Kite Feeding Station at Llanddeusant. The site attracts over 50 Red Kites and Buzzards every day in a spectacular aerial display.

Further information

A purpose built hide with wheelchair access allows you to get close to the birds. Bookings are strongly advised as the birds are only fed once a day.

 

How to get there: The Red Kite (formerly the Cross Inn), Llanddeusant is 13km west of Trecastle – turn off the A40 by the Castle Coach Inn in Trecastle or signposted from the A4069 Brynaman to Llandovery Road at Pont-ar-llechau.

 

Nearest town or village: Llanddeusant.

 

OS Grid Reference: Explorer Map OL12 or Landranger Map 160 - SN 771 265.

 

Distance: The hide is 175 metres from The Red Kite.

 

Contact: The Red Kite on 01550 740617 or visit Red Kites Wales.

Facilities: Other than The Red Kite, the nearest facilities are in Trecastle (pubs), Sennybridge (shops and petrol stations) or Llandovery.

 

Parking: Limited parking is available outside The Red Kite.

 

Toilets: There are toilets in The Red Kite, although the closest disabled access toilets are either at Sennybridge, Brynaman or Llandovery.