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It's easy to reach Cosmeston Lakes by train. The nearest station to Cosmeston Lakes is Penarth, which is served by Transport for Wales services throughout the day. It takes around 28 minutes to walk from the station to the park. Simply exit the station and walk south down Westbourne Road. You can also catch the 94 bus, which takes just 10 minutes.

Escape to Cosmeston Lakes to enjoy over 100 hectares of unspoilt parkland. Walk or hike your way around the park, and make sure you find a shaded spot to enjoy a picnic! Be sure to check out the medieval village and experience rural life as it would have been in 1350!

Visit the Cosmeston Lakes website for information on opening times and facilities.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:50 - 14:20
Saturday 08:30 - 15:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Car parking spaces15
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on the platform
Cycle storage notes<p>5 hoops</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Departures and arrivals from Penarth

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Penarth station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Merthyr TydfilTransport for Wales06:52On time
to AberdareTransport for Wales07:28On time
to Merthyr TydfilTransport for Wales07:52On time
to AberdareTransport for Wales08:28On time
to Merthyr TydfilTransport for Wales08:52On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from AberdareTransport for Wales23:581Early
from Merthyr TydfilTransport for Wales07:22On time
from AberdareTransport for Wales07:461On time
from Merthyr TydfilTransport for Wales08:22On time
from AberdareTransport for Wales08:461On time
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