Best lakes in Cardiff

Check out the top lakes in Cardiff, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Roath Park
1. Roath Park
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41 local reviews
Roath Park
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Helen
As well as being a lovely public space in the city, there is a wide range of habitats in the park, which…
Tom
Turn right out of the door, walk to the end of the road and you'll emerge onto Wellfield Road facing the…
Dromor
A walk around the lake changes with each season. Spring sees all the new chicks stumbling around their…
1. Roath Park
1. Roath Park
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41 local reviews
Roath Park
Helen
Helen
As well as being a lovely public space in the city, there is a wide range of habitats in the park, which attracts a diverse variety of…
Tom
Tom
Turn right out of the door, walk to the end of the road and you'll emerge onto Wellfield Road facing the Library, which is at the bottom of…
Dromor
Dromor
A walk around the lake changes with each season. Spring sees all the new chicks stumbling around their mothers. Late spring and early summer…
2. Roath Park
2. Roath Park
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12 local reviews
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Hannah
Lovely walk around the lake, you can feed the ducks, geese & swans. But don't feed them bread, its bad for the…
Dan
Big park with lake (and lighthouse) and botanical gardens. You can hire a pedalo / row boat and there is a…
Robert
Beautiful park, especially in Spring. Pedal your own boat on the lake in Summer!
2. Roath Park
2. Roath Park
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12 local reviews
Hannah
Hannah
Lovely walk around the lake, you can feed the ducks, geese & swans. But don't feed them bread, its bad for the birds and the environment,…
Dan
Dan
Big park with lake (and lighthouse) and botanical gardens. You can hire a pedalo / row boat and there is a nice ice cream hut next to the…
Robert
Robert
Beautiful park, especially in Spring. Pedal your own boat on the lake in Summer!
3. Cosmeston Country Park
3. Cosmeston Country Park
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6 local reviews
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Emma
Cosmeston Country Park is built around the lakes left by a former quarry. It's a favourite spot for families,…
Vikki
A green open space with a medieval village,a lake, walks, great kids' playground and a cafe with lakeside…
Chris & Faye
A great park that has two lakes, picnic areas and a children's playground to explore
3. Cosmeston Country Park
3. Cosmeston Country Park
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6 local reviews
Emma
Emma
Cosmeston Country Park is built around the lakes left by a former quarry. It's a favourite spot for families, dog-walkers and bird-watchers…
Vikki
Vikki
A green open space with a medieval village,a lake, walks, great kids' playground and a cafe with lakeside tables. A lovely way to get there…
Chris & Faye
Chris & Faye
A great park that has two lakes, picnic areas and a children's playground to explore
4. Parc Bryn Bach
4. Parc Bryn Bach
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4 local reviews
Merthyr Rd, Tredegar
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
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Jacqui
Set in 340 acres of idyllic grass and woodland with a stunning 36 acre lake at its heart, Parc Bryn Bach is…
Natalie & Seb
Fully equipped outdoor adventure venue. A host of activities including: Archery, Bushcraft, Caving, Climbing,…
Naomi
A beautiful lake to walk round or hire bikes. There is a golf range, BMX Course and a Cafe
4. Parc Bryn Bach
4. Parc Bryn Bach
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4 local reviews
Merthyr Rd, Tredegar
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
01495 355920
Jacqui
Jacqui
Set in 340 acres of idyllic grass and woodland with a stunning 36 acre lake at its heart, Parc Bryn Bach is the perfect setting for a range…
Natalie & Seb
Natalie & Seb
Fully equipped outdoor adventure venue. A host of activities including: Archery, Bushcraft, Caving, Climbing, Coasteering, Gorge Walking,…
Naomi
Naomi
A beautiful lake to walk round or hire bikes. There is a golf range, BMX Course and a Cafe
5. Roath Park Lake
5. Roath Park Lake
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10 local reviews
Roath Park Lake, Cardiff
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Kathryn
We live opposite !! For its stunning views across the lake for wonderful walks all times of the day and in all…
Amanda
A lovely place to walk around the lake. Boats to hire, a cafe and a glasshouse. Great play park for children
Claire
It has everything, Lake, parkland, gardens, playground, woodland, tennis & bowling facilities
5. Roath Park Lake
5. Roath Park Lake
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10 local reviews
Roath Park Lake, Cardiff
Kathryn
Kathryn
We live opposite !! For its stunning views across the lake for wonderful walks all times of the day and in all seasons. Its just magical.
Amanda
Amanda
A lovely place to walk around the lake. Boats to hire, a cafe and a glasshouse. Great play park for children
Claire
Claire
It has everything, Lake, parkland, gardens, playground, woodland, tennis & bowling facilities
6. Cardiff Bay
6. Cardiff Bay
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64 local reviews
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Helen
Cardiff’s waterfront offers heaps to do – funky bars, playgrounds, boat trips and attractions. ... Cardiff bay…
Geoff
A 500 acre freshwater lake with 8 miles of waterfront and home to such attractions such as Techniquest, the…
6. Cardiff Bay
6. Cardiff Bay
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64 local reviews
Helen
Helen
Cardiff’s waterfront offers heaps to do – funky bars, playgrounds, boat trips and attractions. ... Cardiff bay offers heaps to do –…
Geoff
Geoff
A 500 acre freshwater lake with 8 miles of waterfront and home to such attractions such as Techniquest, the Welsh assembly government…
7. Roath Lake Childrens Playground
7. Roath Lake Childrens Playground
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4 local reviews
36 Lake Rd E
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
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Nick & Jo
A great walk (or jog) from the house - follow the river just beyond the church behind the house towards Roath…
Pete
Situated next to Wales' number one park, Roath lake offers stunning views and is beautiful to walk around. The…
7. Roath Lake Childrens Playground
7. Roath Lake Childrens Playground
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4 local reviews
36 Lake Rd E
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
Nick & Jo
Nick & Jo
A great walk (or jog) from the house - follow the river just beyond the church behind the house towards Roath Lake (to the right). Once…
Pete
Pete
Situated next to Wales' number one park, Roath lake offers stunning views and is beautiful to walk around. The Childer's playground is well…
8. Roath Park Gardens
8. Roath Park Gardens
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3 local reviews
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Karen
This park starts on the block down from my house and runs for 3 miles up to a picturesque lake. Excellent…
Lisa
Book a boat and get on the lake.
8. Roath Park Gardens
8. Roath Park Gardens
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3 local reviews
Karen
Karen
This park starts on the block down from my house and runs for 3 miles up to a picturesque lake. Excellent for a stroll, run or jog!
Lisa
Lisa
Book a boat and get on the lake.