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FESTIVAL PARK BRANDED OUTLET SHOPPING.

Situated amongst 70 acres of what was the Garden Festival of Wales site (1992), it is a shopper's paradise, with over 40 shops to choose from.

There is also the UK's longest super tubing run, the Red Dragon's Adventure Castle, 1000 free car parking places, an owl sanctuary, woodland craft centre and public walkways to the lake Festival Park Branded Outlet offers a whole lot more.

There is a café and 200-seater restaurant with panoramic views across the valley provides an opportunity to take a break and enjoy something to eat and drink.

To find out more about Festival Park Shopping, please click on their logo.

Festival Park - The site of Garden Festival Wales 92.

 FESTIVAL PARK LAKE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.

The photographs below were taken in April 2011, and show the beautiful surroundings where you can explore the lake and woodlands areas, have a picnic, join the well-established Festival Park Angling club and fish the lakes.

Garden Festival Wales was built at Ebbw Vale as the last British Garden Festival site  because of the waste land which had been created by the demolishment of the steelmaking part of the Ebbw Vale Steelworks in the early 1980s.

The Festival started on 1st May 1992 and ended on 4th October 1992. As well as gardens, plant exhibitions and fairground-style attractions the festival also featured a funicular railway.

To find out more about Garden Festival Wales in 1992, please click on the following link.

ATTRACTIONS AT FESTIVAL PARK

The Owl Sanctuary - to visit their website, please click on the following link.

 

Supertubing - The U.K's longest Tube Ride, please click on the following link.  

The Garden Festival site, now known as Festival Park, is now made up of housing developments, a fishing lake, the Festival Church, an owl sanctuary, woodlands and on the upper level, the Festival Park Branded Outlet Shopping Centre.

 

The photographs below of the Festival Park Branded Outlet Shopping Centre, were taken in September 2013. 

The Owl Sanctuary Garden Festival Wales Supertubing