Pontypool Park is locally known as the People’s Park, covering some 64 hectares with several historical features - including Italian Gardens, Ice Houses and Shell Grotto - which have been restored with a Heritage Lottery Fund grant and funding from Torfaen County Borough Council. There is also a link from the Park, through adjacent farm land to the Folly Tower, via a public footpath.
Facilities include a children's play area, rugby pitch (home to Pontypool RFC), tennis courts, pitch and putt, bowls and a dry ski slope.
There are footpath links into the Brecon Beacons National Park on the most northern boundary.
Park Users Guide
Please feel free to have a picnic, play games or even hug a tree!
Dogs should be kept under control and responsible owners are welcome, but please clear up after your dog and dispose of the waste in the bins provided.
Please use the litter bins – it helps to keep the Park looking good.
Sorry, no cycling allowed.
Sorry, no horses allowed.
Sorry, no motorised vehicles allowed.
Sorry, no fishing unless you have purchased the appropriate licence.
Last Modified: 05/12/2018
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