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Roath Park

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Wonderful mixed use park

Lovely park, suitable for everyone, old, young, couples, families. There's a very large pond... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trish C
Tralee, Ireland
Good, clean, city park

Lovely city park in Cardiff city centre that has a lake that attracts all sorts of birdlife that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“boating lake”(70 reviews)
“rose garden”(66 reviews)
“feed the ducks”(49 reviews)
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Roath Park Lake Road West, Cardiff CF23 5PH, Wales
+44 29 2022 7281
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Beautiful park which covers a large area and includes little cafes, a playground, rose garden and most importantly a lovely lake. Take a pedalo or rowing boat out on the lake at a price of £6 for half and hour, or £12 for one hour...More

9  Thank petal0uda
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 April 2015

My son visited Roath Park Lake on 16th April. He parked the car on Lake Road East and left it for an hour. When he returned, the window was smashed in, a completely random attack as nothing had been left on display in the car....More

9  Thank Bethan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely park, suitable for everyone, old, young, couples, families. There's a very large pond, ice-cream kiosks, tea shop, a wild nature to explore, children's park.

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely city park in Cardiff city centre that has a lake that attracts all sorts of birdlife that are a joy to feed. The park also has play area for kids. Great to come for a winter walk.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park has not only gone severely downhill but the toilets here are on another level of horrific. The floor was absolutely soaking and full or crumpled up toilet paper. There was no toilet paper at all and I had to leave because the smell...More

Thank meadowfl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the most beautiful place to visit in the middle of a city. The gardens are magnificent and lots of birds which nest here to. There is a really big lake which you can hire boats to go on.

Thank annsgig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am very fortunate to leave a 10min drive away from a very lovely park. Parking can be difficult during good weather especially on Sundays as there is no designated car park and the lake is in the middle of a residential area. There is...More

Thank avrilmoore54
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This place is timeless. Such lovely walks around the lake and gardens. Busy on a weekend morning, but so nice to see people of all ages making use of this lovely place. Walking around the entire lake is probably a little over a mile, so...More

Thank CardiffMaddie
Reviewed 4 October 2018

There's a lot to do in Roath Park. Peddalo boats in the Summer, duck feeding, picture taking. There's also a little museum type place full of info that was closed when I got there, so I couldn't go in. The gardens are beautiful and there...More

Thank AylaB62
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely peaceful area where you can walk on the level (ideal for pushchairs and prams), watch wild life: ducks, geese, swans, visiting birds. You can watch the seasons as there are lots of trees and plants,to enjoy. The lake has a calm reflective feel....More

Thank Vivienne A
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Roath Park is a must see if your visiting cardiff on a sunny day. The actual park itself is massive. There is a beautiful lake which a lot of people walk and run around. You can also feed the ducks. You can rent a paddle...More

Thank Nadia A
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely park with play areas for the kids, table areas for the grown ups, plenty of local wildlife and a beautiful lake. I always enjoy coming here.

Thank Marie A
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25 June 2018|
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Response from ParksTeam | Property representative |
Please Google 'parkwood leisure roath park' to find the link to the site which has details.
Sophie S
21 May 2018|
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Response from HarryFromBarry | Reviewed this property |
I would think about four, depending on weight.
kathryn c
7 May 2018|
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Response from jonfE2739IR | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but advise near the playground or gardens away from the lake as the birds will be attracted. Not that many picnic benches so best take a picnic blanket