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Lovely place for a walk

We very often go for a stroll here if we want to stretch our legs and get some fresh air. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Love it

Go to the boating lake nearly everyday on my walks. I like to see local people and also look at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David G
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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Llanfrechfa Way | Llanyrafon, Cwmbran NP44 8HT, Wales
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All reviews feed the ducks ice cream paddle boats lovely walk all ages great park lovely place children's play area barbecue areas big event small pond beautiful scenery children enjoying summer months car park plenty of space lovely afternoon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We very often go for a stroll here if we want to stretch our legs and get some fresh air. Lovely lake with birds and swans on. Fishermen are usually seen around the lake.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leanneedge71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go to the boating lake nearly everyday on my walks. I like to see local people and also look at the wildlife. During the summer the shop is open every day so a nice cuppa or an icecream is very welcome after a long walk.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David G
Reviewed 18 December 2018

a lovely place, i go here regular to walk dog. a lovely boat lake and a ice cream after. well maitained and clean.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pangit2015
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My children, grandchildren and now my great grandchildren love visiting this venue. Ideal in summer with a picnic and BB area, at other times an invigorating walk around the lake, on Sunday mornings the local model boats meet, ideal for photograpy shots, a cuppa or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Guide653505
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I've been visiting the boating lake since I was a small child. The park has always been well maintained. The lake is always changing and I love the fact I can still visit 30 years after my first time but now with my children.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CreativeAcademi
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Cwmbran Boating lake is very popular venue for all ages. There is a children's activity area which during the summer months it is always bustling with the sound of children enjoying themselves. A lovely walk around the lake with plenty of seating area for those...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J_CHW1985
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A lovely walk around the lake with a good sized park for all aged children. we took a right away from the lake first (into the playing fields) crossed the road and did a loop around the river (you cross by a pub and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ray_j4626
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great place to start the day with early morning walk. Peaceful and lovely with the Autumn tree colours.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank WayneOs2018
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visit the boating lake at least every week sometimes just for a quick play at the park, sometimes for a lovely long walk and a play. There are 2 lakes, one a little paddling pond which has little boats on during the summer, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rhiannon r
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place for walking and appreciating the wildlife. Swans, ducks Canadian Geese abundant. Riverside close by. Kingfishers have nested on/near the lake a couple of times. Splendid site.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from 1Nhoss | Reviewed this property |
The rowing boats on the main lake would need a teenager or adult to row but you see children all ages in them. On the small pond area the boats operate with pedals which turn the rudder, I think only 3 can fit in these. I... More
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Response from PamB1585 | Reviewed this property |
You would do better getting the X24 from Newport bus station