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You can easily reach Dare Valley Country Park by train. The nearest station is Aberdare, which is served by Transport for Wales services. It's 36 minutes to Dare Valley Country Park on foot. Simply walk south-east of the station on Glamorgan Street.

Escape to the Dare Valley Country Park to enjoy hundreds of acres of unspoilt countryside. Walk or hike your way around the park, and make sure you find a shaded spot to enjoy a picnic with your family or friends.

Visit the Dare Valley Country Park official website for opening information.

 

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 - 13:20
Saturday 08:00 - 14:30
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
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Car parking spaces41
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

A ramp with a smaller gradient is located across the road from the main entrance.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Aberdare

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to PenarthTransport for Wales05:511On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales06:411On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales07:411On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales08:411On time
to PenarthTransport for Wales09:411On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Cardiff CentralTransport for Wales07:341On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales08:35On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales09:35On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales10:35On time
from PenarthTransport for Wales11:35On time
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