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Aberdare Park

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Address: Gadlys Road, Aberdare, Wales
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+44 1443 411098

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Lovely day out

Have taken all my childhood there for years, especially when they were little, as the play area is very well kept & has a lot of playground facilities. Lovely park on the whole... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have taken all my childhood there for years, especially when they were little, as the play area is very well kept & has a lot of playground facilities. Lovely park on the whole with a lake. Quite a lot of geese walking about though which do make a bit of a mess, but they're nice to look at. Nice cafe... More 

Thank Juliedluc76
Maerdy, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great on a sunny day to walk your dog. go for a run or take the kids out. there are paddle boats and a large play area. plenty of walking space and if your lucky youl spot some squirells.

Thank Sophie T
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I live so close to the park I really haven't appreciated it until now. Walking around there this morning seeing all the vibrant colours has really opened my eyes. The effort that has been put in to restore the pond to its former glory is brilliant. Top marks for a top location just outside of the town centre

Thank 1Steve_bach
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Aberdare park is not the biggest, but is great for a little stroll around. There is a playground for children and a duck pond, where at times you can make use of the paddle boats. There is a small cafe with toilet facilities. There is limited car parking spaces outside of park, located on Glan Road, which can get very... More 

Thank richiej1984
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I love coming here in the summer with my family, the park is perfect place to to if you want to go for a picnic and take the children. It's a very clean place and also has a cafe that serves hot and cold snacks and very reasonable prices

Thank mandystan86
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Accidentally bumped into Aberdare Park whilst looking for 'Aberdare Country Park', which I now know it's actual name is called Dare Valley Country Park (DVCP). But Aberdare Park is only small but is very pretty. It has well maintained paths wrong the park and through a garden area with plenty of seating, a duck pond with newly laid tarmac around... More 

1 Thank Andy S
Aberdare, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Family friendly. Improvements ongoing. Excellent support from the community. Pond cleared and hopefully boating reinstated. Looking forward to a splash park. Cafe needs to be prepared for larger groups of people. The bike racing brings a lot of people and money into the community.

Thank ireneaberdare2016
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very scenic and beautiful , really good for horse riding, as nice in winter as it is in summer, good if you want a nice country park stroll and nice for the kids too.

Thank Amaraay
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely park for walking the dog or taking the children to the play area. The park had a lake that is under refurbishment to have rowing boats again. There is a shop/ cafe in the park where you can purchase tea/coffee an light refreshments. The lark had tents courts and a green grass bowling green. On a nice day families... More 

Thank Annie292014
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Lovely place , just such a shame people in cafe thought as much about quality of service rather than earning an easy fast buck. You can't buy quality!! Also felt embarrassed how management spoke to staff in front of customers. It was belittling and degrading way to treat young adults trying to earn a simple living.

Thank thommyhearns

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