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Good Service

Good service and good value cafe food. We have been there twice and the food has been good for a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lovely autumn walk

fantastic place to take in the scenery with a nice walk! The kids loved feeding the ducks and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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Cwmcarn Forest offers something for all the family. The visitor centre provides a place to stock up on refreshments, gifts and homewares as well as finding out about what you can do in the area. Sample our wide range of meals and snacks available at...more
Forest Drive, Cwmcarn, Wales
+44 1495 272001
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All reviews mountain biking gift shop on arrival car park last visit on site around the corner group of friends nice walk only downside onsite cafe excellent value main gate cakes awesome place scenic drive glamping pods
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Good service and good value cafe food. We have been there twice and the food has been good for a cafe and the menu has something for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KITTEN86
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

fantastic place to take in the scenery with a nice walk! The kids loved feeding the ducks and falling around in the leaves!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jezthomas74
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with good and friendly service, plenty to do and scenery great to look at. Excellent place to ride bikes and camp out. Looking forward to visiting again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeffatm
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from 2 nights at Cwncarn forest glamping pods, wow they are brilliant, we had a furnished pod which had a double bed (take your own bedding), kettle, fridge and heater. They was spotlessly clean. You have several electricity points and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julieellenlewis
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The food is great here and tastes amazing but the service is not at the same level. If the service was better then I the atmosphere would be better. Won't me recommending to anyone.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PumbaaReviews
Reviewed 3 August 2018

we had 4 nights in a pod that was furnished, a double bed, fridge, comfy chair ,heater and tea making facilities. also a place for a disposable bbq and a wooden picnic table. the pod was spotless when we arrived and everything we had hoped...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank David A
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Cwmcarn forest is one of my top places to take the family and dog for a weekend walk. With a wide variety of trails suitable for all abilities, the forest is well maintained with good facilities.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SarahB3017
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We arranged a weekend with a group of friends using the Camping Pods and campsite facilities at Cwmcarn Forest. The pod we had was basic and allowed dogs. We had electric sockets/ a decking area at the front for cooking and each pod had a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SallyC1310
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This was the second time myself and my son have been here mountain biking. It’s hard. Cafel trail just goes up, with a series of riotous decent sand your face will be aching from the grin when you get back to the car park, as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank hamandtheboy
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

It is not a tourist spot for foreigners because there is no public transport to get to Cwmcarn National Park unless you drive. It is a walk and mountain bike trail frequented by the locals. Absolutely stunning and serene. Definitely worth getting there if you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roselind K
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janice s
20 February 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Hi, there are numerous walks around the woodland that avoid our lake and river however you may come across the odd stream or two. Dogs must be kept on their leads around and within the visitor centre and must be kept under... More
ady p
5 January 2015|
Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, all the trails will be open in January and during the tree removal, some diversions will be in place but not currently. THe valley floor and visitor centre will remain open and unaffected. please check with... More