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Roath Park

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Roath Park Lake Road West, Cardiff CF23 5PH, Wales
+44 29 2022 7281
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Great place to visit

Roach park is a large park with plenty to see and occupy the children.It has a large lake which can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Elizabeth P
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Nice place to chill

Come here to chill out after being out on the town. Plenty of benches to sit on, well maintailed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alice P
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“boating lake” (69 reviews)
“rose garden” (64 reviews)
“feed the ducks” (47 reviews)
Roath Park Lake Road West, Cardiff CF23 5PH, Wales
+44 29 2022 7281
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Reviewed yesterday

Roach park is a large park with plenty to see and occupy the children.It has a large lake which can be walked around and admired by all although you may be pestered by the swans they can be quite nasty on times.There is a children’s...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come here to chill out after being out on the town. Plenty of benches to sit on, well maintailed ground with lovely rose bushes that I will come back to see in the summer

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A park in the middle of a city. Local people rave about it but I think it's a bit of a dump. It's busy and there's not much there other than a lighthouse, paddle boats and some ducks. Don't plan a day trip. It's just...More

Thank Merglyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely park with boating lake especially in the summer children can feed the ducks and their is an area with swings slides etc .maybe take a picnic in the summer.

Thank lauralou2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place to 'promenade'. On a Sunday everyone seems to have the same idea, so it can get a bit busy. Great to walk the mile or so around the lake though and see lots of birdlife on the lake. There's free parking around...More

Thank CardiffMaddie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never tire of Roath Park: it changes with the seasons. The wildlife on the lake is always worth seeing, and there are seasonal displays of spring flowers, acers, roses and autumn colours in the trees . The children's play park is very popular, and...More

Thank Cardiffwelshtourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always such a pleasure to take a walk around Roath Park, even in winter. There are the formal gardens, the lake, the children's park and the greenhouse. What a wonderful asset to the city of Cardiff.

Thank Martin_Lancs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best to visit the greenhouse first and take a walk around the park and time permitting around the lake. Also has a very nice playground for the children.

Thank Chander_62
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk on Monday round the lake a bit sad and ashamed to see poo on the walk ways couldn't understand why council can't jet wash down ,told roath park.voted best park in wales must be blind COUNCIL OPEN YOUR EYES YOU GOT...More

Thank soteari
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with my wife, toddler and baby. It was cold but the views were stunning. I loved the lighthouse. The park didn’t have too much for our little one but we were able to play on the swings for a while. We also went...More

Thank AndrewStokey
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Questions & Answers
19 July 2016|
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Response from Franz P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think there are 3 toilets in total, and they are located at the Boatstage, Botanic Garden and Recreation Ground
5 April 2016|
Response from Liz H |
Usually they are available from Easter weekend onwards. There's a choice of rowing boats or pedal boats. Life jackets are supplied for children. There should be more details on the Cardiff Council website in the "parks... More