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Porthkerry Country Park

Park Road, Barry CF62 3BY, Wales
+44 1446 733589
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Beautiful scenery, great facilities, fun for kids

My wife and I visited Porthkerry Country Park on a beautiful Saturday morning with our two... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MRunnicles
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Crawley, United Kingdom
Nice walk with dog

Took the dog out for walk first afternoon at the hotel. What lovely views, well worth the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Z8882QLmichaelb
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Park Road, Barry CF62 3BY, Wales
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited Porthkerry Country Park on a beautiful Saturday morning with our two daughters (age 7 and 11). The scenery is stunning, from the viaduct to the surrounding woods, hills and coast. The small ponds and streams contained lots of tadpoles, to...More

Thank MRunnicles
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the dog out for walk first afternoon at the hotel. What lovely views, well worth the visit! Dog friendly so that's a bonus, poor old was tuckered out walking all the way down, running around and walking all the way back. Next to the...More

Thank Z8882QLmichaelb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I set out from Cardiff on a rainy day with a MPV containing myself, three friends, a chihuahua, a beautiful Husky and a Mastiff puppy, to go somewhere away from the madding crowd where we could all walk and enjoy some space. This park was...More

Thank Maloures
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having moved from Wiltshire to Barry a year ago we are still discovering lots of gems that wales has to offer and porthkerry is just another one to add to the list.It has everything you could need in one place ..the beach ,the woods and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here and it's a great place for an amble around. Fantastic viaduct which was once used for passengers and coal from Bridgend to Barry. Nice cafe and plenty of walks to explore. Take a picnic on a warm day. Great...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free car park!! Good toilets and although we didn't visit coffee shop it looked clean and generally inviting. Lovely play area and well maintained grass land to walk on. We visited with 1yr old and did some fishing for tadpoles. Went back twice and the...More

Thank Hollie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet country park if you visit mid week. Lots of dog walkers and a cafe that caters for their owners. Excellent views of the viaduct and the Severn Estuary. Plenty of photo opportunities.

Thank Ace R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Porthkerry, it's great for walking the dogs or the kids. you can walk on pretty good paths or in the meadow or go off track a little in the woods. You can sit I the beach or on the grass or at the...More

Thank Miff C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am luck enough to be able to use this wonderful wide open space on a daily basis, it is the one place I can take my poodle for his daily walk. We park up at the top car park at the beginning of the...More

Thank suzannebutcher151
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am biased because I live close by, but although I have been coming here for 60 + years it never ceases to impress. It us beautifully kept and appeals to everyone, there is space for children to run wild, or always space for solitude.there...More

Thank Diane A
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Rachel Jane H
what time do you have to be out of the park by if having a bbq?
31 May 2017|
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Response from WelshTrekker | Reviewed this property |
when you run out of food. no time limit.
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Cath M
Are there any cycle routes in the park? Suitable for young riders (so not off road/path). Thanks!
31 May 2017|
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Response from WelshTrekker | Reviewed this property |
there is a cycle track going from the park (by the cafe and car park) under the viaduct, that goes all the way to Rhoose.
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Malibu56
How much is parking pls on bank holiday?
17 April 2017|
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Response from WelshTrekker | Reviewed this property |
you only pay Sundays and bank holidays,
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