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Garwnant Visitor Centre

Cwm Taff | Nant-Ddu, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2HU, Wales
+44 1685 373053
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Lovely morning in fabulous surroundings with glorious views

Rain was threatened but for the duration of my visit, there was warm sunshine. There was a helpful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JackieBmancs
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Manchester
via mobile
Disappointing

Beautiful building in a wonderful setting take a picnic and avoid the cafe, it was dirty and untidy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dryws D
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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“zip wire” (8 reviews)
“play area” (12 reviews)
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Cwm Taff | Nant-Ddu, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2HU, Wales
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+44 1685 373053
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"zip wire"
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"great place for walking"
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"play area"
in 12 reviews
"mountain bike track"
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"hot chocolate"
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"cakes"
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"baguette"
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"great park"
in 6 reviews
"stunning place"
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"older kids"
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"fresh air"
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"adventure playground"
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"picnic tables"
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"bank holiday monday"
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"all ages"
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"coffee shop"
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"staff were friendly"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rain was threatened but for the duration of my visit, there was warm sunshine. There was a helpful staff team (incl the ranger on duty who explained about the bees that had taken over one of the wood block seats on the Terrace!) There were...More

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Louise O, Front Office Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Afternoon Thank you for your lovely comments, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit, Garwnant looks lovely all year it is a lovely place to visit and we look forward to welcoming you again Thanks Sarah

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building in a wonderful setting take a picnic and avoid the cafe, it was dirty and untidy stuff on the floor which looks like it’s never been properly washed since they laid windows were filthy scruffy behind counter and t towels on the floor...More

Thank Dryws D
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Louise O, Front Office Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to review Garwnant Visitor Centre Café. I can only apologise that the café was not up to standard. The café has been extremely busy due to the fabulous weather which we hope you are enjoying also. Our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for walking and excellent place to take children who want to enjoy the outdoors. The walks have lots of interesting creatures carved out of stone or wood for the children to find. They can have a look in the pond, throe sticks...More

Thank Graham E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very happy time at the centre. Despite the very hot weather, there was a very pleasant breeze and the blue walk, although short , was lovely. The dog friendly cafe was very good, with very pleasant staff and there was plenty of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a dull day after a walk on Sunday. The toilets were not clean and neither was the cafe. The floor was dirty but then everyone entres wilth walking footwear and dogs are allowed in. More of a problem was the lack of...More

Thank Margaret J
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Louise O, Front Office Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent visit to The Garwnant visitor Centre We firstly wish to offer you our sincere apologies for the disappointment caused to you during your visit. We assure you that we always strive to ensure that all our customers...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We visited today as a group of three adults and five children. The weather was not perfect but everyone still had a good time. We all went for a walk looking at the sculptures and found some new ones since our last visit. The kids...More

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Louise O, Front Office Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for your review we are glad you enjoyed your visit, and managed to try most of the wonderful ice-cream what a great visit this sounds, we all love Mario's award winning welsh ice-cream We are looking forward to seeing you all...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Spent bank holiday Monday in this lovely hidden gem. Will definitely come back lots to keep you busy lots of lovely scenery. We brought our 4year old and our dog and both loved our day out

1  Thank jadeperri
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Louise O, Front Office Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hello Lovely to read your comments we are glad you had a good day, any photos you have please share with us on face book we do love to see everyone enjoying themselves, we look forward to seeing you again Have a good week Sarah

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

My wife and I visited here after being recommended by Nant Ddu Lodge, it's a lovely setting with some wonderful walks. Will definitely be visiting again bringing our daughter to find all the wooden sculptures.

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the park after being told about it by friends. The park has two play parks, one for under 7"s and one for 7 to 15 year olds. There is a mountain bike trail and three walking trails. Two are rated easy (1/2 mile...More

1  Thank Michael W
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Louise O, Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Lovely to hear your feedback, we look forward to seeing you again soon hope you are enjoying the sunshine!

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A wonderful day out, we used the accessible trail and changing facilities, followed by a wonderful pre-booked lunch for a large group of students and staff from the local college, NPTC Brecon Beacons college.The staff were helpful, friendly and the food was superb.

Thank Sara P
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Louise O, Manager at Garwnant Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi Sara Thank you for your lovely comments we are really glad you enjoyed your visit, if we can help with anything in the future please let us know Thanks Sarah

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Mathew L
13 July 2018|
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Response from Garwnant V | Property representative |
Hi Matthew. Yes you can still go for walks and use the play areas and Bike Park after 5pm. Welsh Water closes the entrance barrier at 6.30pm but any vehicles parked on site after 6.30 will be able to leave site via the exit... More
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Kestrel_13
1 December 2017|
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Response from Louise O | Property representative |
Hello If you go onto Garwnant Visitor Centre Facebook page they are all listed on a post, Norway Spruce from £15-£40 Nordman Fir & Noble Fir £30-£35 Thanks
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