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Kenfig National Nature Reserve

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Ton Kenfig, Bridgend CF33 4PT, Wales
011 44 1656 743386
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Place of myth and legend!

This isGlamorgan's largest natural lake, and one of my childhood haunts, It is set on the edge of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patriciatowns1976
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Great sand dunes

I walked to kenfig nature reserve from rest bay that was a good 20mins, but I knew there was sand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ryan S
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Ton Kenfig, Bridgend CF33 4PT, Wales
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011 44 1656 743386
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isGlamorgan's largest natural lake, and one of my childhood haunts, It is set on the edge of this beautiful sand dune nature reserve with spectacular views across Swansea Bay to the Gower.  According to legend there is drowned town beneath its waters.  Just up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked to kenfig nature reserve from rest bay that was a good 20mins, but I knew there was sand dunes there so I thought I would enjoy exploring the area. There are lots of walks you can do but if you dont have the...More

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wow, a wonderful nature reserve - the only criticism was that the visitor centre was closed each time - and why do the minority of walkers never clear up their own dog mess and crisp packets? But overall a wonderful facility - and the dog...More

1  Thank walter4ty
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Kenfig nature reserve is a wonderful place to take your dog for a walk and if you feel like a few hours of peaceful walking then head for the wide open beach in the distance. Every time I walk to the beach I find another...More

1  Thank Johnspans
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Gf saw this on Facebook and thought it looked beautiful so went for a look. I have to say in the picture it did look pretty, he was a very good photographer. It was a dive. I feel sorry for the people who try to...More

1  Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is spectacular , the lake, dunes etc ruined by dogs and presentation. But still worth a visit. Be careful there are two car parks near together and we got into the first one you need the second one for the visitor centre. We went...More

1  Thank johnahall
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Trecco bay for years and only now discovered this gem , very beautiful and free to enter and only 4 miles from Trecco , but make a donation to help its up keep ,and please take your litter and bits...More

Thank Marcusurch
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Taking advantage of the lovely weather we decided to go to Kenfig Nature Reserve as it had been a while since our last visit.We parked in the free car park and walked down to Kenfig Pool to check out the usual inhabitants.We then chose to...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

The ample, free parking and safe off-lead dog walking environment make this a very popular place. Can I make two requests of visitors, please clean up after your dog and please make a donation towards the upkeep of the area in the box in the...More

1  Thank Linda_Laleston
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great walking over unspoilt dunes. Walk around lake or towards unspoilt beaches. Good for dog walks, or adventures with the children. And free.

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Shirley C
22 September 2015|
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Response from ivzp |
Hello Shirley, I am sorry I cannot answer your question, as I’ve never been to Kenfig Nature Reserve but I just wanted to say how lovely your post was and I’m wondering whether you manage to walk it recently or not?
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