Cosmeston Lakes Country Park

This is a large country park which is also designated as a Local Nature Reserve.  It has a variety of habitats including 2 flooded quarries as well as a brook, reedbed and 5 smaller ponds, including the dragonfly pond.  Cosmeston Lakes are designated as a SSSI because they contain a rare plant called Starry stonewort.  There have been 15 species of dragonfly and 8 species of damselfly seen here.

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Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
Lavernock Road
Penarth
Vale of Glamorgan
CF64 5UY

T: 029 2070 1678

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park