Hendre Lake Park

About Hendre Lake

A favourite site for birdwatching and fishing, Hendre Lake Park benefitted from European Union funding in the 1990s to enhance its 58 hectares (143 acres) in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

The circular walk around the lake is ideal for a quick stroll.

Visitor information

The park is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Parking: Small carpark available and on-street parking is available in the surrounding area.


Hendre lake memorial
  • Large well stocked fishing lake: managed by Club FAW
  • Seating areas: located around the lake to rest and admire the views
  • Connections to footpaths: Hendre Lake is part of the western extent of the Wentloog Levels. The Living Levels project aims to restore areas of the levels and increase local understanding of this important ancient landscape that stretches from Chepstow to Cardiff along the Severn Estuary.
  • Large lake surrounded by wildlife
  • Lookout points across the lake
  • Fishing platforms available for use (no booking required)

How to find us

How to find us
Access point GPS (latitude / longitude)
Car park 51.519080, -3.086138
Willowbrook drive 51.520728, -3.092682
Lloyd Place 51.518450, -3.091581
Matthysens Way 51.515078, -3.095423

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Discover the park

Hendre lake sunset
Hendre lake footpath
Wildlife at Hendre Lake
Hendre lake reeds
Frozen hendre lake
Sunrise near Hendre Lake
Frosty Hendre Lake

See also...

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