Pen-y-Fan Pond

Pen-y-fan Pond is one of the last remaining canal feeder reservoirs in Wales. This popular summertime family destination offers safe, flat, open spaces to picnic, fly a kite, kick a ball or take an easy ramble.

Experienced walkers can use the park as a base to explore the beautiful and historic countryside around Manmoel.

Fly fishing is permitted on the pond but please make sure you get your day ticket from Pontllanfraith Leisure Centre or Green's Fishing Tackle, Pontllanfraith beforehand.


  • Healthy walking route
  • Fishing (Fly Fishing only)
  • Toilets (accessible for people with disabilities) April - September
  • Parking
  • Picnic areas
  • Café kiosk April to September

How to get there

Location: Google maps

By bus: Service 52 - Blackwood to Abertillery

By car: The entrance is to the north of the Pen-y-fan Industrial Estate, signposted from Oakdale on the B4251.

Contact Details

Telephone: Pen-y-Fan Pond on, 01495 270991.


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