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Experience the beauty of Spring at Margam Country Park

Margam Park is full of surprises. With an industrial past and a secret garden, it’s the perfect place for heritage hunting and natural play.

Your adventure starts here

 

Castle and Gardens

Listed Grade I as a mansion of exceptional quality, the Castle has some spectacular features such as the vast stairhall and octagonal tower.

The house was built in 1830 – 40 at a cost of £50,000 using sandstone from nearby Pyle quarry. Listed Grade I as a mansion of exceptional quality, the Castle has some spectacular features such as the vast stairhall and octagonal tower.

In our gardens you are surrounded by beautiful trees, shrubs and flowers, classic and modern planting, lakes and long vistas which have evolved since medieval times.

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Play Areas & Farm Trail

Fun for all the family

Glamorgan cattle, Llanwenog and Badger Face sheep, Welsh pigs and Buff Orpington hens are just some of the interesting rare breed animals that you can see on the farm trail.

Older children will not want to miss our Adventure play area with its castle, sky run and elevated walkway. Pic-nic benches let you have a rest while they let off some steam!

This unique design has been built to hold up to 100 children at a time. It has four towers, a central keep and mock moat as well as slides, boulder field, an aerial runway, a large net swing and a rope bridge forming part of the castle theme

 

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Activities for all

Margam Country Park is many things to many people.

From walking to cycling...orienteering, coarse fishing, watching the deer, margam park geocaching enjoy the wonderful environment the Park provides.

Come and enjoy Go Ape the UK’s No.1 tree top adventure. Take to the trees and speed down zip slides. They’re part of an exciting course of rope bridges, Tarzan swings and crossings; all set high above the forest floor. Get involved with Margam Adventure who offer a range of great fun outdoor activities.

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Wildlife and the Deer

Discovering Nature

The relative freedom from disturbance and the wide variety of habitats have encouraged many different plants and animals to make the Park their home.

The famous Margam Deer Herd today roams through approximately 500 acres (200 hectares) of parkland. It dates from Norman times, the herd, originally exclusively fallow is of excellent genetic quality to rival any herd in the British Isles.

Among the more common mammals to be seen are foxes, badgers, hares, grey squirrels, voles and shrews. Moles are abundant on the lower parts of the park, their presence betrayed by molehills.

Mute Swans, Coots, Moorhens, Canadian Geese, Mallard, Tufted duck and Pochard inhabit the lakes, whilst the patient observer may see Kingfishers besides the streams. Skylarks, Stonechats and Wheatears can be seen over the grasslands with Buzzards, Kestrels and occasional Red Kite in the skies.

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Hospitality

Let us help you plan your special day

Margam Park has a long tradition of inspirational entertaining, and the welcome continues today.

Renowned for creating tailor-made events our experienced Chef, Banqueting Team and Events Team can offer you a package to suit any occasion. From intimate to unexpected, our teams offer a comprehensive service ensuring your function will be unforgettable and uniquely yours.

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Stay with us

Why not stay on the Park in Ivy Cottage

Located on the edge of the stunning parkland, this unique stone cottage has been renovated to a high standard, is decidedly spacious and is surrounded by 1000 acres of rolling countryside and deer park.

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