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Aberdare Park

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Address: Gadlys Road, Aberdare, Wales
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Lovely park to visit

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Thank mandystan86
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Andy S
Aberdare, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank ireneaberdare2016
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Amaraay
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Annie292014
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank thommyhearns
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

A great place, wonderfull in all seasons to walk or jog around , shame the kids paddling pool has been left in disrepair by the council tho, but there is a great play park , just a nice space in Aberdare town .

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1 Thank Gareth H
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A good place for a stroll or bike ride for the children a,good play area the pond is very dirty and stagnant which is a shame

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Thank Julie H
Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
126 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great park with free access all year round, big lake, which has recently been drained and cleaned, lots of fish and great variety of birdlife from the pesky gulls to canada geese and duck, loads of squirrels wandering around and an open air paddling pool for the summer months, very good kiddies play area with the usual swings etc. Dogs... More 

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Thank David E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

They took all the fish out of the Lake close the park for five days to empty the lake and get all the Mud out of the lake and repair the sides.They cleaned a part of the lake And it's still a lot of mud left in the lake you can see it on the top of the water and... More 

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Thank Colin J

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