Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, Penarth

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#1 of 6 in Wildlife in Vale of Glamorgan
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  • Lovely location for nature, relaxation and exercise The lakes are so beautiful with much wildlife to be seen (more if patient) Great walks - make sure you explore all the trails, great for bike riding...  more »
  • Very good, great walking, and wildlife, great for picnics, and walking the dog. Good size area for the kids to play, though only 1 picnic table I could see, and there was an open area which couldnt qu...  more »
  • Went to Cosmeston this morning to walk the dogs and get some peace and quiet, quite busy but still lovely, large free car parking with good access for disabled in the restaurant and toilets, also the ...  more »
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  • The lakes were formed after the former limestone quarry was abandoned. Some quiet clean water sports are allowed by local clubs, with production of liability insurance and booking 24 hours in advance. Activities like fishing, Camping and swimming are not allowed anywhere within the park. Scuba diving is a permitted activity for a small charge. The lake is approximately 9 metres deep. There is nothing left on the bottom from the original quarry workings.
  • I absolutely love this place! So beautiful and relaxing it's a long walk as well with many ways to go. A nice little cafe also that serves hot and cold food/drinks. Also a medieval village this is free from 10am until 12 you can also ask for a guided tour and if you're a doctor who fan you might find some of it familiar. Overall this place no matter what time of year is great for a nice walk. ( no drones or speedboats are aloud here due to health and safety )
  • Oh! How I wish I could go to UK and visit this lovely place.
  • Lovely place

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