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A nice walk in the park

Taking advantage of another sunny day we decided to visit Parc Penalta,a place I have often passed... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Beautiful country park

Perfect for walking dogs off the lead, massive green space by the pit pony sculpture to give your... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
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Penalltau Road, Caerphilly, Wales
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All reviews pit pony car park country park park run open space green space worth the effort lovely walk plenty of parking sultan coal paths walks dogs wildlife regeneration lakes
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a lovely park for dog walkers, walkers in general and also a great place to ride bikes. There are also benches for resting, several ponds and picnic areas.

Thank Dorit P
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice big area to walk around. Kids took bikes and struggled up some of the hills. Worth it when we got to the Observatory and Sultan the Pony. Tired kids by the end. Only complaint is the constant barrage of dog turds to wade through....More

Thank Garfatron5000
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Taking advantage of another sunny day we decided to visit Parc Penalta,a place I have often passed through work.We parked in the car park (2 hours for a pound) had a look at the map and headed towards The Observatory.We must have missed a sign...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A nice place to spend some quality time with a family, wonderful area full of little surprises, the flowers are in abundance the wild life butterflies etc are amazing

1  Thank Hilda W
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Saw that there was park run here so joined in on the Tommy Cooper day - great fun and very friendly. The park itself is beautiful, and although we only saw a bit of it, and it rained a bit, it was a real treat...More

Thank 490charliec
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Lovely views, variety of open space, wood lands and lake to paddle in. The dog loves it here. Need cash to park though.

Thank hackers89
Reviewed April 10, 2018

I really love Parc Penallta and have been walking here with my dog for over 8 years, its beautiful in all seasons, in the summer its in full bloom and looks wonderful and in the Autumn its colours are breathtaking, its absolutely perfect for walking...More

Thank 111jemmad
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Perfect for walking dogs off the lead, massive green space by the pit pony sculpture to give your dog a run around. No toilets here or coffee hut though! Plenty of parking for a small fee. Lovely streams, fishing lake and pond. Lots of different...More

Thank elly_elli
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Escape, tranquil and local. What more could anybody need. I'm sure my dog thinks this is his 2nd home! We walk in all weathers and have picked up many canine friends along the way. From Park runs, to lakes and the occasional concert this well...More

Thank ChrisV578
Reviewed August 26, 2017

A must visit for anyone who has links to Penalta Collery. My dad worked there for many a year and though he died a few years ago I visit this park as I feel there is a connection there for me. It is well maintained...More

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July 27, 2018|
Response from Hilda W | Reviewed this property |
There would be no problem seeing him quickly, There is a fantastic viewing point, where you can stand and see him, Have a nice time.
Margaret M
February 10, 2017|
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Response from rachaelshort43 | Reviewed this property |
hi i just googled it. bus c16 caerphilly to nelson. service c17 bargoed to caerphilly. im pretty sure there was a bus stop near by. parc penalta phone number 01443 816853 they could probably tell you a bit better.x
caroline s
August 28, 2016|
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Response from anges2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for very late reply. No they do not have toilets .