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Garwnant Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Picturesque location

A well placed visitor centre for stunning walks in the surrounding area. All the paths were... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
sarac185
via mobile
Fabulous place to roam

After the recent storm damage we visited the forestry again to see what has been done, loads of new... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
David E
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Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

After the recent storm damage we visited the forestry again to see what has been done, loads of new trees planted and now all paths and routes open, lovely sculptures through the main area, The B.F.G, Gruffalow, etc all carved from trees, nice cafe/restaurant too,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

A well placed visitor centre for stunning walks in the surrounding area. All the paths were appropriately labelled with some suitable for strollers and wheel chairs. The play area was a great one for kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarac185
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Went to garw nant for a family walk with our 2 dogs who love a good run around having been there several times when I was young with my parents I thought I would introduce my own family to it. We started off with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Louise O, Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Thank you for your recent review. Our hot chocolate is made with milk as this is what our manufacturers recommend due to the nature of the chocolate used. With this in mind, our team follow this guidance in order to provide a high quality product....More

Reviewed January 1, 2019

As a location to park the car and do some walking, this is a great spot, with a combination of short walks and longer hikes readily accessible. There are also a couple of playgrounds for younger fanily members to enjoy. But the cafe needs a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Louise O, Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Good afternoon, Thank you for your recent review regarding your visit to Garwnant. We apologise that on this occasion you felt your visit was less than you rightly expect. We would like to stress that we wholly support our customers with their requests wherever we...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Had a glorious walk on New Years Day to burn off some calories before heading for food at the visitors centre cafe...the queue was a little long but as it was a busy day we decided to order a meal and drinks..after 15minutes waiting and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharron T
Louise O, Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

Thank you for your review about your experience. Whilst we endeavour to provide the highest quality of service, during busy periods that are not forewarned, our staff will try to work as efficiently as possible in order to serve our customers appropriately. On this occasion,...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenic walks, picnic and play areas with numerous bike paths to explore. Coffee shop selling snacks and hot meals open from 11 am. Fantastic toilet facilities for disabled visitors.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joy P
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Would definitely recommend garw nant,excellent food,very friendly staff,and a very warm welcome,will definitely be back soon

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We love it here, gorgeous views & the walks are great. Lots to do to get the children exploring. Staff are friendly & really attentive, they couldn’t do enough for me & my group of friends on our visit. Good selection of food on offer,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We come here most week days too walk our dogs and bring family who come too visit us,My uncle&aunty were over from Australia so we wanted too show them our favourite place too walk the dogs and sit&eat,they fell in love just like us with...More

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

Not been here for a month or so now love the changing views. Food and drink was excellent as usual and a few new staff from my last visit, still friendly and polite tho. Always a pleasure to visit this place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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charsmit1993
August 30, 2018|
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Response from jadeperri | Reviewed this property |
There is three different trails two can last for 30 mins and the last for 60 minutes I guess it all depends on how fast you walk all three are dog friendly. Have a look on the website it explains it so much better and... More
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Mathew L
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Garwnant V | Property representative |
Hi Matthew. Yes you can still go for walks and use the play areas and Bike Park after 5pm. Welsh Water closes the entrance barrier at 6.30pm but any vehicles parked on site after 6.30 will be able to leave site via the exit... More
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christophere825
July 9, 2018|
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Response from brenda j | Reviewed this property |
The waterfall walk is clearly signposted and on road track and boardwalk. Should be ok for a pram.
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