Cosmeston Lakes and Country Park


Come for a great day out in our country park!

You will find a unique blend of countryside, activity adventures and history, all in one of the finest country parks in South Wales covering 100 hectares and situated near the Welsh capital Cardiff.

Here are the top 10 activities for families at Cosmeston 

1. Canoe, kayak, sail or paddleboard the lakes

2. Travel back in time at Cosmeston Medieval Village

3. Explore nature

4. Build a den

5. Go on a bug hunt

6. Cook lunch on an outdoor barbecue

7. Take photos of rare wildlife

8. Walk along the lakes, paths or woods

9. Play games in the parkland

10.Sit on a bench and watch the world go by

The park has been used as a film location and we’ve worked with flagship shows like Dr Who, Stella, Casualty and Merlin as well as independent production companies.

Enjoy amazing experiences to suit all ages, we offer a variety of events and activities throughout the year.

For those looking to enhance their visit we have a Vale Ambassador on site who is happy to share her knowledge of the park and the best places to see and great things to do in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Contact us at or phone us on 02920 701678 for more information

Open all year.

Parks in the Vale of Glamorgan


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