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Dare Valley Country Park

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A lovely place for a nice relaxing walk. Dogfriendly cafe with exceptional service and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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Friendly staff great location

We stayed over for a night and we were welcomed and very well looked after. The room was clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Aberdare, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place for a nice relaxing walk. Dogfriendly cafe with exceptional service and very reasonable prices. They are also a hotel and camping site. Great place. I’m lucky to have it on my doorstep.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed over for a night and we were welcomed and very well looked after. The room was clean and bed comfortable. The scenery is stunning, this is a place were everyone in the family is happy, many activities and lots to explore. Great for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

beautiful walks park sandpit camping facilities lake for fishing etc and a lovely cafeteria horse riding can also be arranged also hook up for tourers

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to go to get some quiet time. The walks around the lake are so peaceful and apart from the odd dog walker, you will find you will have the area to yourself. A nice cafe which serves hot meals and cold drinks...More

Thank richiej1984
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

good little country park a few minutes drive from aberdare. good facilities and parking. plenty of walks for the desired.

2  Thank MarkMahoney
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I love it here! I don't live in Aberdare anymore, but visit here often, its very beautiful, and had fab walks.

Thank Emma-RoseCaulfield
Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is a fabulous Country Park with so much to see. It is ideal for walking dogs and groups meet up there for dog walks. Good walking boots or strong stout shoes are recommended and a warm waterproof coat in the colder seasons. There is...More

1  Thank JacquiSwansea
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I have visited here during every season and have found something different to see every time. There is a lake with resident water birds and seasonal visitors. There are many walks available for both able and less able visitors. The area is popular with families...More

1  Thank Welshgirl17
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The dare valley country park in Aberdare is great for all ages. Theres free car parking next to the visitors centre, that has toilet facilities and a nice little cafe that serves a selection of food and drinks from snacks to meals. There are several...More

1  Thank richiej1984
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The most magical place in Cynon valley and well beyond! Spent my childhood taking my dogs for walks up here and am ecstatic that my 2 year old daughter is feeling it’s hypnotic grip at the ripe old age of 2. A must see for...More

1  Thank Kristy D
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20 August 2017|
Response from SuperZygoticMonkey4 |
You could use maps. Google. Com to manually plot your run and that would tell you the distance.
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Response from Kwieca | Reviewed this property |
We where there yesterday, and we were told that sheep are not permitted, we asked the question as we have dogs and there were lots of sheep droppings around. Although we have never seen any sheep at any time we have visited... More