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Penllergare Valley Woods

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winter or summer its always beautiful.

love walking the dogs in this woodland. be careful of weak or falling trees as there seemed to be a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
julie c
Fantastic place to walk your dog

We are regular visitors here and my wife was a volunteer in the cafe, there are many different... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allan A
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On the northern fringe of the city of Swansea, and within sight of the M4 motorway, lies the estate of Penllergare Valley Woods. Here, deep in the valley, away from the noise and fumes of the passing traffic and encroaching development, you'll find...more
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| Penllergaer, Swansea SA4 9GS, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago

love walking the dogs in this woodland. be careful of weak or falling trees as there seemed to be a few last winter when we had bad weather.

Thank julie c
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are regular visitors here and my wife was a volunteer in the cafe, there are many different walks including wheelchairs ones, and if it rains the paths are still ok to walk on. The scenery is spectacular with a river running right through the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I with our two young children visited today. I had come across this place on Facebook and we finally got around to going, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Beautiful scenery, and walks with so many different routes to take. We kept to...More

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Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your first visit and hope to see you again soon. Did you know that the woods are managed by a small charity, and our Coffee Shop is mainly staffed by volunteers? All...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tranquil relaxing place to walk or sit and have a picnic. Ideal for walking dogs. There is a café where dogs can sit outside and dog drinking bowls are available. Beverages and soft drinks also cakes and biscuits reasonable priced. The café is run...More

Thank JacquiSwansea
Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We are a small charity and all the proceeds from our Coffee Shop and car park go towards helping us to continue to care for the woods, wildlife and history of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely wooded walk along the river. Very tranquil and such a great place to walk the dog or nature photography.More

1  Thank David B
Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, David. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Most of the work here is undertaken by our dedicated team of volunteers and all the proceeds from our Coffee Shop and car park...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from a short stay in the area and had the fortune of finding the woods as a suggestion on Trip advisor. It was well worth the drive from the campsite! We went on a walk by the waterfall and then onto...More

2  Thank Sarah F
Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, Sarah. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Penllergare Valley Woods and hope to see you again. Our Coffee Shop, gardens, and the woods as a whole are mostly looked-after by volunteers and all the proceeds go back...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I have been coming here for almost 50 years. The trust has worked hard to tastefully renovate the gardens and grounds of the old grand house. It’s a wonderful place for a quiet walk. Keep up the good work.

Thank Roland D
Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review, Roland. We hope you enjoy visiting us for many more years!

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I took a party of 16 foundation phase children on a minibus. There is a fee for parking. We had coffee and cold drinks and toasted tea cakes at the cafe and sat outside in a covered area, we could have chosen from a small...More

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Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Penllergare Valley Woods is being restored by a small charity and all the proceeds from our Coffee Shop and car park go back into helping us with our work in caring...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

The Trust responsible for the woods is doing a great job of maintaining the woods and improving facilities. The coffee shop has been extended and is run by volunteers. They had funding from the National Lottery, however, they still need a lot of support. The...More

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Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review and your support. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this beautiful wood by some very friendly people we were camping next to. They said it was lovely to walk dogs around. They weren't wrong. We took our dog there and had a fabulous walk down to the second lake/pond which is...More

Thank Kazzi56
Penllergare, Front Office Manager at Penllergare Valley Woods, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday as well.

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Response from Penllergare | Property representative |
Hi, We welcome dogs at Penllergare Valley Woods and they are also welcome on our Coffee Shop terrace where we have free dog treats and water bowls for our customers. We ask that dogs are kept on leads in the car park and... More
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