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Lovely place to relax and take in the views

Penyfan pond is a great recreational place for walking, playing, dog walking fishing and general... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Blackwood, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great pond and Grounds for a picnic

Really happy with our picnic there and the pram friendly walk around the pond. Don't venture too... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Brice P
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pen-y-Fan Pond Lane Manmoel Road | Entrance is to the north of the Pen-y-fan Industrial Estate, Blackwood NP12 0HY, Wales
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All reviews dog walkers toilet facilities nice walk picnic benches nice cuppa opening times ice cream small cafe dog owners ample parking great place to visit food and drinks well worth a visit fishing wildlife walks path
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Penyfan pond is a great recreational place for walking, playing, dog walking fishing and general enjoyment of being outside in the countryside, with ample parking and a little refreshment shop (seasonal opening) With toilet facilities and a lovely path all around the very large pond....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

The place is really pretty but the council does not make the best of the area. Although parking fee is mandatory what's happens to the money because its not showing. If it was not for the café on site its would not be welcoming. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kiamappy
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A small country park with a circular walk around a pond. The park is situated a short drive from Blackwood. There is parking available which is £1.00 for 2 hours. There is a snack bar on site for food and drinks and toilets are available....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Really happy with our picnic there and the pram friendly walk around the pond. Don't venture too far off the path as several irresponsible dog owners forgot to pick up their pet's mess so finding a spot for our picnic blanket was challenging.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brice P
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Pen-y-fan pond is a nice visit for an hour or two. There is a path around the pond (which is an old canal feeder pond) which is about quarter of a mile, and the pond is popular with fly fishermen as well. Get a day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I love coming here with my dog. It's lovely for walking and it's all flat. Everybody is so friendly as you are walking around. Well worth a visit especially while the sun is shining.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emma e
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I first visited Pen-fan-Pond in the 1980's when I started fly fishing, it was then at its natural best, no Tarmac path or cafe and very few dogs running loose and fouling the place, I still use it for fly fishing but only very early...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank graham j
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit, cycling, walking, with children or on your own. Ice cream shop, picnic areas. £1 for 2 hours parking or £3 for the day.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank smiffster15
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Pen y fan pond is just a short driver from my home but it is so quiet there never to busy a nice walk on a Suday afternoon

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jeffmbunce
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Why pay to park when you can travel to Tredegar park for free. Then they have a kids park, A lovely walk around the lake. Cafe on site serving meals. You can even pay to camp here. Come on Caerphilly council. Drop the car park...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from graham j | Reviewed this property |
sorry not sure now
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Response from smudgerNewport | Reviewed this property |
I've never actually measured it but as previous comments have said it an enjoyable walk around and is all tarmac around in a lovely setting .