1. South Wales
  2. Monmouthshire and Gwent
  3. Cwmbran

Attraction Information

Cwmbran Boating Lake, located in the town of Cwmbran, Wales, is a picturesque and popular recreational spot that offers a delightful experience for both locals and visitors alike. Spanning across a large grassy area with surrounding woodland, the lake serves as a tranquil oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Things To Do

The boating lake is surrounded by lush greenery, creating a soothing atmosphere for nature enthusiasts and those seeking relaxation. Visitors can take leisurely walks along the well-maintained pathways, enjoying the scenic beauty of the surrounding landscape. The cafe sells ice cream and coffees to enjoy either in the seated area nearby or on a stroll. The park surrounding the lake is ideal for picnics, offering ample space for families and friends to gather and enjoy quality time together. There's also an excellent children's adventure playground with plenty of slides, climbing frames and swings to keep kids entertained. 

Fishing and Wildlife

The lake is also home to a variety of wildlife, including ducks and swans,. Birdwatchers can delight in observing the graceful movements of these creatures or capturing them in photographs. For fishing enthusiasts, the lake offers the chance to cast a line and try their luck at catching carp, tench, or perch. 

Seasonal Events

Cwmbran Boating Lake is not just a place for leisure activities; it also hosts various events and festivals throughout the year. From community gatherings to live music performances, the lake becomes a vibrant hub of entertainment.

In summary, Cwmbran Boating Lake provides a peaceful place to visit, offering a chance to connect with nature, engage in recreational activities, and enjoy the beauty of this charming Welsh gem.

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  • ONSITE_PARKING iconOnsite Parking
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday, Open 24 hours
  • Thursday, Open 24 hours
  • Friday, Open 24 hours
  • Saturday, Open 24 hours
  • Sunday, Open 24 hours
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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (4-17) : Free
  • Adult (17-18+) : Free

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Stopwatch IconTypical visit time 2 - 3 hours

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Yes there is parking.

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Contact Details

Llanfrechfa Way
Monmouthshire and Gwent
NP44 8JE

Tel: 01495766810

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