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Cwmdonkin Park

Closes in 1 min: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Memories of childhood

Went to see my childhood haunt, an experience shared with the late Dylan Thomas The park was just... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
Christina G
Swansea, United Kingdom
Beautiful and peaceful

This shows how the Victorians cared about health and the provision of recreation facilities for the... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
robert p
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Went to see my childhood haunt, an experience shared with the late Dylan Thomas The park was just as I remembered with a neat appearance, the lovely old building in its centre. The slopes down which we slid and were great in the snow. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christina G
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This shows how the Victorians cared about health and the provision of recreation facilities for the ordinary people of the city. The care in planting and the beauty of the trees is remarkable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robert p
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Dylan’s drinking fountain is here. His carved stone poem lies close by. A very old park, largely as it was years and years ago. Some beautiful trees and shrubs are to be found. The bowling green and hut is still there much as it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Even though I have lived in Swansea all my life , I only visited this park a few months ago. I loved it, the flowers were lovely and enjoyed a cup a cup of coffee. Recommend a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Meinir J
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Again another of my childhood parks. I feel this gets over looked or forgotten about unless you are a local. Lots to do here and if you are lucky the tea shop will be open. Play park for the kids and a zip wire! Lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Saturday 12th May was a pleasant day, dry sunny but not too hot. We walked about two miles to Cwmdonkin Park, entering at the top from Penlan Crescent. The park is very steep and we find it easier to enter at the top of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

I found this p[lace that was first revealed to me by Dylan Thomas' words on the stage of the Grand Theater Swansea, when i was about 11 years old, some 48 years ago. Now i am a Swansea i made it my business to find...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kim t
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Came here in January on a crisp wi ter's day with my boys. There is a long slide up a hill which they spent a lot of time going up and down super fast. We stayed until our feet froze and went to local cafe...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Love going to this park with my girlfriend and the dog. Very clean and lovely paths around the perimeter where you can let the dog off. Nice big fields too and everyone you meet in there is friendly. Great play area too for people with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mikerod03
Reviewed January 28, 2018

I walked my dog for17 years happy days Kept very well flowers bets beautiful trees lovely for children plenty for keeping them happy a little coffee bar and. Kids lots of ICE CREAM. HUMMMM

Date of experience: January 2018
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Amy W
April 10, 2017|
Response from Roabspy T | Reviewed this property |
Completely fine to walk dogs at this park