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Address: Allensbank Road, Cardiff, Wales
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Heath Park Miniature Railway

Great for young children. Several outdoor train and tram rides. A garden railway and large indoor oo gauge railway not to be missed. Disabled access greatly improved in recent... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Stuart H
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heath Park in Cardiff is a wonderful place if you appreciate nature and are concerned about conservation. The great crested newt, which is a rare and protected species of amphibian, breeds in the main pond there. The woodland around the pond has been improved for these creatures with dead tree trunks left lying on the ground so the newts can... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great for young children. Several outdoor train and tram rides. A garden railway and large indoor oo gauge railway not to be missed. Disabled access greatly improved in recent months and plenty of seating and catering outlets which have maintained a 5 star rating. Open 1pm to 5pm on bank holidays during the year.

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Thank Stuart H
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

nice green space with a car park,but dont try and park on streets nearby residents only parking there good size playground.model railway society run trains on bank holidays but be prepared for large crowds for a ride on the trains.children love them and they are not expensive.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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237 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Nice park with a mixture of wooded trails. Also has a large scale model railway. This park also has a car park that offers free parking for two hours, which is great if you need to visit someone at the UHW.

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Thank Newinnman
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A quite large park in Cardiff right next door to the main University of Wales Hospital (Heath hospital). Would be ideal to walk around if you arrive early for an appointment. Lots of green and a path to walk on but other than a few wild flowers and a few daffodils in season there is not much else to look... More 

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Bath
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39 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Heath Park is a green oasis in north Cardiff. Adjacent University Hospital of Wales it is a good place for family members to relax in after visiting hospital. The park was provided for the benefit of local residents from a memorial fund set up for George V. The hospital was built in the south end of the park (against the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We go to Heath park when we are not in a mood for crowds at Roath Park, playground here is much more quieter, also if youre visiting hospital, parking here is free for up to 2 hours so its always good for us when we have outpatient appointments. The only downside off this park is people with dogs, don't get... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Okay it is a green space in an urban area . the heath is a nice area however this park is right by the university hospital of wales and a very very busy road. I believe residents parking only . horrific log jams. If you live or work there use if not have a sarnie in the back garden .... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Great place for walks, especially for dog walkers - they love running through Crystal Woods! Nice benches to rest after a strenuous walk around the park too! Lovely areas for children to play and stay safe as their parents can see them at all times. Plenty of car parking and very near bus stops. Ten minute walk to a very... More 

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Thank Anne Louise T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Kiddies love heath park while us mummys sit on the side field. we can see the children playing an can keep contact with them at all times. good for mummy catch ups and toddlers to run the field with the ball

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