Parks and Gardens: Vale of Glamorgan (Penarth)
Cosmeston Lakes and Medieval Village
Lavernock Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. CF64 5UY • (029) 2070 1678
Cosmeston Medieval Village is a unique heritage project set within the peaceful Cosmeston Lakes Country Park. Since its discovery in 1978, the village has been carefully reconstructed and set in the year 1350. It is now populated with costumed villagers who give comprehensive tours all year round.
Entry to Cosmeston Medieval Village and small museum is free from 10am until 12noon. After midday only guided tours by a costumed villager in character are available and there is a small charge for this. During your visit you may recognise some of the sights from the BBC TV series 'Merlin' as many scenes were filmed at Cosmeston Medieval Village.
Free Entry at Certain Times, Café Serving Meals, Picnic Area, Public Toilets.
No easily accessible wifi. Designated smoking areas only.
Cosmeston Lakes are open daily from dawn to dusk. Free admission.
Advance booking is not required.
Located south of Cardiff and Penarth on the main road to Sully.
Regular bus services to and from Cardiff city centre operate along Lavernock Road.
Free onsite parking available.
The country park has a variety of habitats covering over 100 hectares of land and water, some areas designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest protecting the rare and diverse plant and animal species.
Cosmeston Lakes and Medieval Village, Lavernock Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. CF64 5UY • (029) 2070 1678
Last Updated Monday 10 February 2020
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