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Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

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Largest Sand Dunes In Europe.

The village of Merthyr Mawr is chocolate box pretty with its thatched cottages . You can cross the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Albert R
Dog walk

Such a lovely place to take the dogs for a walk and it's a great way to get some exercise for... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Michelle D
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The village of Merthyr Mawr is chocolate box pretty with its thatched cottages . You can cross the river to the castle via stepping stones ,which is great fun for kids.The dunes are enormous ,the largest in Europe? Overall a great place to go on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Albert R
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely place to take the dogs for a walk and it's a great way to get some exercise for yourself too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michelle D
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Litter! Litter! FFS take your litter home with you? Tallest sand dune in Europe won’t be made taller with more bloody litter!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Siencyn
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Coming here with my brother since we were kids 50 years ago. Huge snadunes to climb up and roll down. Long walks either along the banks of the river Ogmore out to the beach or over the dunes. watch the groups of horses on their...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gwlader
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

When as a child, many years ago. I played with friends and we all enjoyed. Nothing beats the stroll along dunes on a summers day or up into the nearby woods collecting acorns & such

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank filboy321
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Beautiful scenery, lovely secluded walks and so easy to get to. We walked through the dunes down to the beach. didnt see another soul on the way. so peaceful and tranquil

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CherylB20142014
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Come here every year. Great for training runs and is very popular. £2 to park all day. Place is clean and loads of space. Don’t forget the Big Dipper!

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

Beautiful part of Wales. Clean and tidy, beautiful scenery and definitely worth a visit. It’s pay and display at the car park - but much more reasonable than the parking charges at other nearby attractions - only £1 for an hour or £2 for 2...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank A9889
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Lovely place for walking the dogs, I loved it, they loved it & a beautiful beach at the end. You might need walking boots or something sturdy as there are dunes to climb but it’s doable in trainers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

a great day out. parking (pay n display) and toilet available walking through the sand dunes can be daunting as there are no signs saying 'beach this way'. Easy to get lost so so aware - not great mobile signal if you do. Quite a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sara L
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November 18, 2018|
Response from NickP697 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Only been in the afternoon and gone by 2. Still open then.
Sandy A
June 11, 2018|
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