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Forest Farm Country Park

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Lovely place just on the outskirts of Cardiff. Well worth a couple of hours stroll of an afternoon... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
welshtraveller51
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Somewhere quiet to take the family

There are some lovely safe walking paths around Forest Farm including one which runs alonmgside... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
jdris
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wales
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Forest Farm Road | Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 7JH, Wales
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Lovely place just on the outskirts of Cardiff. Well worth a couple of hours stroll of an afternoon. Keep a look out for the Kingfishers when walking close to the river.

1  Thank welshtraveller51
Reviewed 27 April 2018

There are some lovely safe walking paths around Forest Farm including one which runs alonmgside part of the remaining section of the former Glamorgan canal.

2  Thank jdris
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Feels a world away from the city but accessable by Cardiff Bus routes and by train very easily. A lovely stroll around the canal, river and woodlands with bird hides for those looking to spot some of the wildlife.

Thank Pip G
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This park has all sorts to offer, it can be a bit hit or miss in the hides but it has a river and canal nearby.

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Over the past few years a lot of work has been taking place and things can only get better, its safe to walk dogs and children. Take a camera you never know what pictures you will get

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

People on bikes are not allowed, but most people give zero cares. Very irritating when walking dogs and children!

1  Thank Gwenllian H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went last week and was very disappointed. I go quite regular for the photography and now over the last couple of months seems to have just been left unattended. Fences behind the first hide knocked down and just left on the ground, usually see kingfishers...More

Thank Jason E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A tranquil area close to a motorway and a large out of town supermarket. Visit regularly. Lovely to walk around and to visit the bird hides. Sadly the place is frequented by local youth and drug paraphanalia has been found and there has been vandalism....More

Thank filligirl
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I love taking my dog there for nice walks. Cyclists can be a problem if they approach from behind without using their bells. Not enough rubbish bins for poo bags however.

Thank anne r
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Cardiff all my life but have only discovered this hidden gem last year. I love Forrest farm for what it has to offer, it has beautiful surroundings, really good hides and tons of wild life. It's hard to believe that there's so...More

2  Thank Yazzy5678
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Steffanie N
2 July 2018|
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Response from ParksTeam | Property representative |
We'd recommend you visit the site as there are a variety of locations that might be suitable for photos and depending on the people attending the photo shoot. There would a charge. To discuss this please call our Events... More
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Moayad A
1 August 2017|
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Yes totally safe. The squirrels are very friendly but the foxes will be gone well before you get close, usually before you even spot them.
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J C
20 May 2017|
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Hello, I don't think there is any designated disabled parking but there is always ample parking available. There are benches along the way, I'd say always within 5-10mins walk. The walk along the canal is under 2 miles but... More
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