Story Trail

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The Llanishen Story Trail

The Llanishen Story Trail is an interactive fable for children and families in the woodlands at Lisvane & Llanishen Reservoirs.

Follow the trail, engage with nature and load up the QR codes to uncover the tale…

• Story Trail Web Page •

Visitor Survey

We would be grateful if walkers of the Llanishen Story Trail provided feedback for a research study.

Please click the link below to answer a few short questions about your experience of the Llanishen Story Trail.

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About The Trail

The Llanishen Story Trail was commissioned by Cardiff’s Child Friendly City Team who have created bespoke story trails in Cardiff parks.

The trails lead children and their families through a curated series of stop points with QR codes where walkers can access each chapter of the particular story at that park. In addition to the Llanishen Story Trail at Lisvane & Llanishen Reservoirs, there are trails at Bute Park, Caerau Hillfort, Cardiff Bay, Cefn Onn Park, Coed Y Nant Park, Forest Farm Story, Hendre Lake and Park Tredelerch. Find out more here.

The Cardiff park story trails are designed to encourage playfulness, fun, and authentic engagement with the story by ‘finding’ the next location, engaging tangibly with the outdoor space (such as taking a bark rubbing/building something out of sticks), and discovering secret places in well-known Cardiff landmarks.


The Llanishen Story Trail is a project is funded by the Community Woodlands scheme, delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with the Welsh Government.

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