Gnoll Country Park

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Water feature at the Gnoll Country Park

The Gnoll Country Park (or Gnoll Estate) is a park in Wales. It is an early-18th-century landscaped garden covering over 100 acres (0.40 km2) in the Vale of Neath in Neath Port Talbot county borough in south Wales.

The park features lakeside and woodland walks, restored formal cascades, a grotto, a coarse fishery, play area, adventure playground and a visitor centre exploring the history and evolution of the estate.[1]

As well as this there is a building in the centre, where there is a shop, toilet facility and a cafè. Entry to the park is free of charge, however the council have recently started charging for parking. They often have special events for the children. A bamboo forest is located towards the ruins, this is very popular as the children play in it.

Formerly owned by the Mackworth family, there are now only ruins and traces of the glorious house that used to be there.

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  1. ^ "BBC - South West Wales - Gnoll Estate Country Park". BBC. Retrieved 17 September 2010. 

The Gnoll Park has four major ponds.

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Coordinates: 51°39′45″N 3°47′13″W / 51.6626°N 3.7869°W / 51.6626; -3.7869