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Porthkerry Country Park

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Address: Park Road, Barry CF62 3BY, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1446 733589
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We live in Barry and we often take our children here, it tends to be quite wet in the winter months but aslong as you wear the right gear it's fine. It's a lovely walk along the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sophie W
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Barry, United Kingdom
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Barry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We live in Barry and we often take our children here, it tends to be quite wet in the winter months but aslong as you wear the right gear it's fine. It's a lovely walk along the beach, through the woods and in the open they have a great wooden park that's not like metal parks. They have a little... More 

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Thank Sophie W
Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to explore for the day, campsites nearby, old chapel, incredible viaduct, plane spotting, golf, dog friendly, toilets and cafe in the day,a monthly car boot sale, fantastic trees and flowers.

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Thank lookoutmonkey
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit with the view of the viaduct and the view of the sea. Plus a chance to have a fun game of pitch and put. Nice for families.

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Thank Abby W
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Have visited this place lots with my daughters, they love the play area & love going to the beach. The cafe once was poor, but has improved amazingly & what is on sale has increased. Sadly we never seem to miss the cafe, the last time we we managed to catch it open, the staff were very friendly & engaging.... More 

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Thank Edward F
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I use Porthkerry to train, there is a cracking set of steps for doing HIIT training. summer days and nights is the best time to visit but be warned the council decide when they want to charge for the carpark which is out of order. Beach is pebbles but lovely for a walk over to the 'KNAP' well worth a... More 

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Thank Luke W
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Plenty of walk cafe give quick service good food did ask for a map / leaflet of the walk and things to see was told all information was on line so you need to down load a map before you go

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Thank davidowen359
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Porthkerry park has something for everyone, a large open grassy area, wooded areas all around the park and a beach covered in pebbles of all shapes and sizes, sandy at low tide, there's a snack shop as well. You can drive in or park further out and walk in, across the headland or through a wood. At low tide, you... More 

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Thank Welshbouy
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

What a lovely allrounder. A play area for children, a pebble beach, an exercise area for dogs, a bit of history and a lovely cafe. Can't beat it on a dry day

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Thank Caroline C
Barry, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A great and peaceful walk , a good drive in , the viaduct is awesome , a nice walk down to the beach , have a game of pitch and putt , have a picnic , ball games , even take your dog or dogs , I love to go there and unwind , enjoy the peace

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Thank Stringvest999
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Sunday afternoon walk with our dogs lovely walk plenty of green outdoor space for them to run around,leads you onto a pebble beach over looking Barry knap cafe,toilets and children's play area there too. Lovely day out well worth a visit.

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