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Spent an interesting time wandering and photographing. Much of the place is well kept but some is... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Mark T
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Penarth, Wales, United Kingdom
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A large cemetery with some fantastic architecture and some wonderfful stories surrounding some of... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
filligirl
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Allensbank Road, Cardiff, Wales
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Spent an interesting time wandering and photographing. Much of the place is well kept but some is overgrown, interestingly labelled 'conservation area'. Not conserved in it's original state.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A large cemetery with some fantastic architecture and some wonderfful stories surrounding some of the graves. It is worth getting a leaflet which tell the stories. It is also a haven for wild life

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Came here on my bicycle for some headspace. The cemetery is dotted with a range of beautiful trees varying with colour; coming on a sunny spring day especially emphasised this. Large cemetery that has a very natural feel to it with some areas seeming untouched...More

1  Thank Barnaby R
Reviewed 28 May 2016

A historical brief insight to Cardiff's past. Vast area, a little bit creepy, but if that is your thing than take a walk.

Thank thecouple178
Reviewed 7 March 2016

A peaceful and beautiful area in a busy part of Cardiff, with a maze of paths leading you through a century of gravestones and trees. If you wander around the older parts you can find a memorial to French sailors, a memorial of the Irish...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 March 2016

150 years of Cardiff's story lie here, in an expanse of land that is surprisingly tranquil and to a lad brought up in Cathays that was rare. Tours are organised explaining the history and the famous 'residents' and these evening walks are well spoken about....More

Thank Ernie H
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Living on Allensbank Road I'm lucky to get to walk through the cemetery often. It is very peaceful and on the whole well maintained. I went on one of the organised tours with live actors towards the end of last year, very interesting to gain...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A very peaceful place to visit. Bizarrely so much more than a cemetery.Feels warm and peaceful. Lovely place to stroll and your forget you are in the City. Excellent value history style tours available. A huge thumbs up to the council who are coordinating the...More

1  Thank angela s
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I used to live near here and was always surprised by the peacefulness so near to main roads. There were some really interesting leaflets giving thematic trails - for example famous people and masonic insignia.

Thank janaffieux
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Rather peculiar to have a cemetery listed, but yes I have visited this cemetery several times. Not sure what I can say, some of the headstones date back over a hundred years. There is a chapel building - quite historic.

Thank Trish C
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