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Porthkerry Country Park

Park Road, Barry CF62 3BY, Wales
01446 733589
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Barry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Lovely staff, clean, dog friendly, tasty coffee (not bland), great walks, great for children to learn about wildlife ...........love it !!

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St Athan, United Kindom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

a great for taking a dog for a walk in good weather with family. I had never disliked anything at all. Thanks Porthkerry County Park

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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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53 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After reading the reviews and we were in the area we decided to stop by. It was busy but we managed to park and we're pleased to see that it was free parking (think the charges run Easter to September). It was ok, we wandered down to the 'beach' which is a shingle stretch with muddy brown water. Not overly... More

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SOUTH WALES UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

"Porthkerry Country Park" is a park like no other. Dense woods, glades, streams, Wide open fields, Pitch + putt golf, kids play area, Communial barbeque and its right on the coast with its own beach. This is a fantastic park to bring the whole family or a group of friends for the day. There is something for everyone from sea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

On a hot summers day, Porthkerry is the ideal country park to have a picnic, game of football and a quick ice cream from the cafe. The park itself is a huge stretch of open field surrounded by many paths and the ideal place for dog walkers or park explorers alike. At the end of the park you find the... More

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Plymouth, Devon
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Really pleasant country park, lovely views and plenty of wildlife. The cafe serves lovely paninis and ice cream at reasonable prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Took picnic down with family. Lovely atmosphere. Great any season. Not so sure about charging for parking Sundays and bank holidays though

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Mini golf, play area, café, pebbly beach, large park for ball games and woods to explore. Porthkerry has it all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Used to go here when money was short to get the kids out of the house and when we'd had enough of the beach, it's got a lovely little park and vast areas of greenery.

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Barry, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Fun for young & old, great for dog walking. Wonderful woodland walks & also a lovely pebble beach, you could spend hours here so maybe take a picnic...Although there is a shop/cafe on sight.Highly recommend a visit...

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