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.

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 Website
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Website
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
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
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Aberdare

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales09:51On time
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales10:21Scheduled
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales10:51On time
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales11:21Scheduled
to Barry IslandTransport for Wales12:21Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BridgendTransport for Wales09:461On time
from Barry IslandTransport for Wales10:16Scheduled
from BridgendTransport for Wales10:461On time
from Barry IslandTransport for Wales11:16Scheduled
from Barry IslandTransport for Wales12:16Scheduled

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