Caerphilly Council gradually re-opens its Visitor Attractions

From Thursday 16th July, Cwmcarn Forest, COFFI VISTA and Llancaiach Fawr Manor will re-open some of their facilities.

Cwmcarn Forest will be open Thursdays to Sundays 10am – 4pm over the coming weeks with a takeaway service from Raven’s Café (last food order 3pm, drinks orders 3.30pm). The gift shop and reception will be open during this time along with toilet facilities. Customers can enjoy their food and drink purchases at the outdoor seating area to the rear of the centre. View the menu here


2m distancing will be in place whilst queueing to place orders, all queuing will be outside of the building where there will be a one way system in operation around the centre. Order numbers will be given to customers, when orders are ready they will be called and customers can collect their order from the food collection point.

Cwmcarn Forest has reopened some of its outdoor facilities, including walking and cycling trails, car park (free of charge until the end of December 2020), mountain bike trails including downhill trails.

For more information on the facilities that are currently open at Cwmcarn Forest, visit the website



COFFI VISTA underwent a major refurbishment in February and March and hasn’t had the opportunity to be seen! Customers will be able to see the new serving counter and renovations whilst ordering food and drink from 16th July. Tables and chairs are available outdoors on the balcony and terrace, all spaced at least 2m apart. Opening times for the remainder of July and August are Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm.  Orders will be taken at the front counter and collected by customers one at a time. View the menu here




Llancaiach Fawr Manor re-opens its gift shop and takeaway café on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10am – 3.30pm. Takeaway Sunday lunch is available to pre-order. View the Sunday Lunch Menu here

Afternoon Teas are being served in the outdoor seating are, pre book by calling 01443 412248. View the Afternoon Tea menu here

From 27th July the gift shop and café will be open Monday to Saturday, selling hot food, sandwiches, drinks and snacks.

Card payment is preferred and social distancing measures are in place for queuing. View the café menu here