Roath Park Lake, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (ep.10): Roath Park Lake, Cardiff. Roath Park Lake is renown as a beautiful spot to go for a walk. The man-made lake sit’s comfortably in suburban Cardiff and offers a delightful change of scenery for those who visit. You’ll find an abundance of swans, ducks and other birds that dwell in the lake for most of the year. Four islands allow the birds to breed and survive without too much interruption and they don’t mind sharing the park with us humans too. Inside the fenced area of the park, you can find a rose garden, children’s park, a conservatory and so much more. In fact, you could spend a whole day at the park, and still have more to discover.

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Roath Recreation Grounds, Cardiff

Walk of the Week ep 9, Roath Recreation Grounds, Cardiff. This week we visited one of the better known spot’s in Cardiff, especially in the summer time; Roath Recreation Ground (or ‘Roath Rec’ for short!). The Rec (find on maps) offers a huge open space, around 4+ pitches wide, long (that makes sense, just read it a couple of times!). Roath Brook flows alongside the grounds, and you can follow it through to Roath Pleasure Gardens (…)

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Cefn Onn Park, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 8): Cefn Onn Park. This week we ventured out to northern outskirts of Cardiff to explore the woodlands of Cefn Onn Park (see on maps). The park itself really is beautiful; a tranquil woodland that really does bring you closer to nature. You could spend hours there exploring all of the corners of the park, and taking in all of the mighty trees that have resided there for many years.

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Howardian Local Nature Reserve, Cardiff

Walk of the Week Ep 7: This week we explored a hidden patch of wilderness, now called Howardian Local Nature Reserve (see on maps). Not many people know about this little gem, and that's because it sits quietly behind David Lloyds Leisure Clubs, with its entrance located discreetly alongside the club. If you follow the paths around, you’ll eventually do a full loop and appear back where you started. It may not be the longest walk, but it’s certainly one of Marley’s (and our) favourite walks!

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Heath Park, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (episode 6): Heath Park, Cardiff. This week we headed over to check out Heath Park (see on maps) which resides just behind Heath Hospital. Heath Park has plenty to offer in the form of 37 hectares of playing fields, woodlands, ponds and recreational facilities. It really is massive, and offers a range of sports and leisure activities such as a 9-hole pitch-and-put golf course, tennis and even has a 3G pitch! Heath Park really is a great place to go and explore, and its super dog friendly too! To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Bute Park, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 5): Bute Park, Cardiff (find on maps). This week we tackled a giant, and headed into Bute Park, bang smack in the middle of Cardiff’s city centre. Bute Park sits just behind Cardiff Castle, and offers a ginormous space for you to get your adventure on. There are plenty of big open fields, café’s, historic landmarks, streams, trees and even an Eisteddfod stone circle! The place is absolutely massive, and anyone would agree, it’s a great place to take the dog! To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Roath Brook Gardens, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 4): Roath Brook Gardens, Cardiff (find on maps). Starting off in Waterloo Gardens, we follow the path of Roath Brook into Roath Mill Garden; a perfect spot to socialise your dog. Finally, we head into Roath Brook Gardens where not everything is quite as it should be… To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Grangemoor Park, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 3): Grangemoor Park. This week we set out to explore Grangemoor Park (find on maps). Following the Ely Trail from Penarth Road, Grangemoor Park sits as a mighty hill overlooking the Cardiff Bay area. At it’s highest point sits the Silent Links, by Ian Randall, built to celebrate the redevelopment of the land in 2000­. To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Rhydypenau Park & Nant Fawr Woods, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 2): Rhydypenau Park & Nant Fawr Woods, Cardiff. This week we set out to explore Rhydypenau Park (find on maps). The park's great for kids and animals alike. Following the main path, we crossed a bridge over to Nant Fawr Woodlands. It wasn't long before we caught sight of Llanishen Reservoir. Eventually we came across big open fields that seemed to go and go. If you're looking for a quiet patch of earth to explore, these fields certainly offer you that! To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Lamby Way Lake, Cardiff

Walk of the Week (Episode 1): Lamby Way Lake, Cardiff. This week we explore Lamby Way Fishing Lake (see on maps), one of the many hidden gems Cardiff has to offer. The Lake is a great spot to take a stroll, especially with the dog! It offers plenty of paths to choose from, and a beautiful lake to appease the eye. A definite must-go spot in Cardiff. To watch the full episode, scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Our Brand New Series!

If you’re looking for some of the best dog walks that Wales has to offer (and in video!), then you've come to the right place. Join us on our adventure, where we plan to travel all over Wales, seeking out the best spots to take your dog (or dogs!) and we want to share our adventure with all of you. We want to make Wales the healthiest and happiest place to live.

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