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A random visit to the park

After not visiting the Dare Valley Country park for a few years, I and my girlfriend decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ambulanceboi
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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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Great place to play and eat

I visit Dare Valley CP on a regular basis, it has beautiful walks, a great play area where my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine B
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Country Park - Accommodation - Camping - Caravan Park - Cafe, All set in 500 acres of beautiful Welsh Countryside Dare Valley has plenty to offer. From walks to outdoor activities to overnight breaks to sumptuous home made food. Come see for...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Aberdare, Wales
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Well managed park with plenty of walks, many tarmacs, and a good cafe with tasty meals at reasonable prices.

3  Thank Henry H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

I live on the edge of the country park and on 16th Dec took 2 of my grandchildren for a walk around the lakes. This was stressful because of the amount of dogs off the lead left to bound about and up to the children...More

2  Thank michele55uk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After not visiting the Dare Valley Country park for a few years, I and my girlfriend decided to take a drive up there are see what it is like, We just sat in the car with a small picnic and sat there. There was peace...More

Thank Ambulanceboi
Frank A, Accommodation Director at Dare Valley Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, please do come and visit us again. The Cafe does excellent home cooked food and we would be happy to show you around the accommodation block as much of that has been upgraded now as well. Best Dare Valley Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit Dare Valley CP on a regular basis, it has beautiful walks, a great play area where my grandchildren enjoy playing. There is a very nice cafe which serve good home cooked food, cake, drinks and icecream. it also hosts music evenings and on...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regenerated old mining site that offers lots of wonderful views and wildlife. lots for the kids to do with a fab adventure playground on site. Excellent cafe, and hotel set in the middle of the park and camping for tents and caravans with full hook...More

Thank Brodie J
Frank A, Guest Relations Manager at Dare Valley Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Went for a day out and to walk the dog. Easy enough to find and plenty of parking. The walking trails coul be better marked but they are mostly easy to walk on and not too muddy. A lot of dog walkers, so probably avoid...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A good place to walk around a lake, and enjoy time with family and friends. Would recommend this to get out of the house and relax in a nice environment.

Thank Trek812769
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We parked in the car park, which was spacious and free. Full marks to start. We looked for building that could give information, but only saw the cafe. We walked up a path and thought we would come across a visitor centre or some boards...More

Thank blueberrybelle
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a lovely park and caravan site in the Welsh hinterland. It is clean and tidy. Hoever, it was let down by the poof supervision and control of the campers in the nearby field. Noise and problems in the showers/toilets were a constant source...More

Thank RodMayall
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Thisnsite was lovely. Arrived on a Friday for 2 nights camping with 4 children. The site was clean with plenty of space to pitch lots of.tens near the electric hook ups. Site was quite and most of the people camping were respectful and turned their...More

Thank clairehamilton1978
Frank A, Accommodation Director at Dare Valley Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks for your lovely review please come back and see us anytime. Dare Valley.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A good country park some nice walks but beware there are a few lazy dog walkers that don't clean up after their pet's

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Dare Valley Park is the place to visit for a tranquil stroll, energetic mountain walk, run or bike ride. Fun for all the family with the adventure playground and the cafe facilities.

Thank RhianGP
Frank A, Accommodation Director at Dare Valley Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Thank you for your amazing review, come back anytime

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Response from Tina W | Reviewed this property |
yes plenty of parking
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August 19, 2017|
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You could use maps. Google. Com to manually plot your run and that would tell you the distance.
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