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We're not just a golfing paradise - here at Cottrell Park, we offer a whole range of exciting things to do in South Wales! All ages permitted - everyone can enjoy the fun we have on offer.

From golf and sport simulators, to games of snooker or a nature trail for a peaceful yet energising getaway, a day at Cottrell Park is always full of joy. And with direct links to Cardiff, nearby villages, and the M4, it's right on your doorstep.



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Very friendly venue. Pleasant staff and the food was perfect pub-grub style with the modern twist. Fantastically kept grounds which are very picturesque. Will visit again!

Elliot T, Google

The full range of things to do at Cottrell Park

Things to do in Cardiff - Golf simulators South Wales - A group of teenagers eating pub grub as they watch friend play with the sport simulator

Our simulators are impressive, innovative and have a staggering degree of accuracy. New for 2019, our range are now 3 state-of-the-art GC Hawk simulator.

Equipped with numerous cameras and cleverly angled to capture a video analysis of your swing, our golf simulators are incredibly popular.

Alongside golf, our simulators offer games including Bowling and fun Fair Games.

Our leisure area also offers an indoor putting green, for extra practice when the weather's a little wet!

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Members and visitors can enjoy use of the snooker rooms, featuring two full-sized snooker tables in the golf academy hall.

Relax with a few games of snooker with friends, or hone your skills at snooker - this activity is ideal for couples, groups, and work teams.

Fishing in South Wales, private fishing lake - Cottrell Park's private fishing lake enclosed by nature

Our private fishing lake sits within the nature trail, and is swarming with carp, roach, tench, bream, rudd and even a few domestic fish. Members can fish for free and visitors are welcome upon registration and settlement of the £5 per day access fee.

Please note a rod licence is required to use the fishing lake.

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Navigate your way around our 400-acre park with our tranquil trail - perfect for an early morning jog, a daytime adventure or an evening stroll. Free to members and patrons, the trail shows mother nature at her finest and showcases the captivating countryside as the jewel in South Wales’s crown.

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For adventure explorers who love all-terrain fun, our off-site activities include quad biking, paddle boarding, archery, mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting & raft building.

Get in touch to enquire about booking one of our off-site activities and all things to do at our South Wales venue.

Our activity packages are perfect to enjoy with friends, family and businesses

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When your team's worked hard or you're celebrating success, let off steam with any of our sporting activities! Raft building is the ideal activity for problem-solving and team bonding, while our other sports are great for a much-needed dose of fun

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For mini golf fans, we offer golf parties with our resident golf professional, Gareth Bennett.

Or, choose from our sports simulators involving football, rugby or golf, and enjoy the outdoor play area.

Our children's party menu features all their classic favourites, including pizza, sandwiches, buffet food, ice cream and nibbles.

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With an activity resort on your doorstep, Cottrell Park is a great spot to bring family and friends. With something for everyone, there's no shortage of things to do and places to explore in South Wales.

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From a romantic walk through our 400 acres of Welsh parkland, to an afternoon drifting through our lake on paddle boards, Cottrell Park is full of great date ideas! Keep it traditional or go unconventional with something a little more 'sporty' - either way, you're guaranteed a date to remember.

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Great food, great prices, lovely staff. Lovely garden to sit outside - especially days when the sun is shining. Highly recommended!

Tracey P, TripAdvisor

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High-quality facilities for professional teams & businesses. From small meetings through to gala dinners and exhibitions, take advantage of our luxurious, state-of-the-art facilities within outstanding surroundings.

Venue hire

Hire our luxury spaces in the heart of the Welsh countryside for your next big event. With plenty of rooms on-site, no event is too large or too small.


From relaxing afternoons spent fishing to strolling countryside trails across 400 acres, Cottrell Park has activities for everyone.


From wedding showcases to golf competitions, from our hugely popular Sunday carvery to Christmas carols concerts, check out our regular events and book your space.