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Dog walk

Penllergare Woods

Swansea, Penllergaer

Type of walk

Hilly, Flat, Forest

What's here

Free Parking, Paid Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Picnic Areas, Water On Route, Toilets, Refreshments Available

About this walk

This is a beautiful and safe walk for dogs, on or off the lead. It is a forest walk with miles of different trails, lakes and places to explore. A lot of money has been spent recently on improving the whole site, including a dog friendly cafe (the staff always have dog treats on hand if you allow them). It is very safe and the dogs can run through the water, jump in the lake. There are main, large trails, and there are some excellent trails through the woods and by the riverside. Maps are available from the cafe/visitor centre. Parking is reasonably priced, but there is also free parking a little further down the A48 by Lezzets Roadside Cafe. Highly recommended for all dogs, especially the more active!

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Comments (7)

  • Bailey2709 profile

    2 years ago

    Excellent walk for dogs £2 to park all day waterfall and lakes very good cafe reasonably priced could do with signs on bridges to go with map
  • Ciaran1 profile

    a year ago

    Penllergare Valley Woods is managed by The Penllergare Trust. We’re a charity with very strong community roots, celebrating the history of the valley and working hard to conserve and protect its wildlife and habitats. We welcome responsible dog owners but, in the interests of wildlife conservation, we ask visitors to stay on the paths and not allow your dogs into the river, lakes or ponds. Also to reduce disturbance, please keep your dog on a lead during bird nesting season (March to August inclusive). Thank you and enjoy your visit!
  • Tuffythedog profile

    a year ago

    A bit muddy so take your wellies. Nice cafe at the main entrance. Busy on weekends and half term.
  • tmcerlane profile

    a year ago

    Amazing views and a peaceful place to walk
  • BearHunt profile

    a year ago

    Breath taking, nature out of this world.. we loved the historic features.. cafe super friendly staff . Well worth a visit
  • Buddygawjus profile

    a month ago

    Lovely but the cafe could be dig friendly inside
  • Buddygawjus profile

    a month ago

    Wrong review Penllagaer Woods is SUPER DOG friendly walks and cafe 👍🏼
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52 Oak Way, Penllergaer, Swansea SA4 9WW, UK View on Google

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Location details

Just off Junction 47 of the motorway

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