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Enjoy the Summer at Margam Country Park

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

Your adventure starts here

 

Car Parking Season Ticket

Love the Park? Then why not buy a YEAR LONG season ticket?
Lovers of Neath Port Talbot’s beautiful and historic Margam Country Park now have the chance to buy car parking season tickets for the Park which will be valid for a whole year from the day of purchase. Great value ...the park can become your garden to enjoy through the seasons!
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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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Deer and Wildlife

Discovering Nature

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.

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

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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