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Rock Park Spa Llandrindod Wells

Rock Park is one of the earliest public parks in Wales dating from the late 1860s, when the arrival of the railway and the enclosure of common land led to the development of Llandrindod as a flourishing spa town. The park, which covers approximately 12 acres (4.9 ha) includes a number of mineral springs, including saline, sulphur, magnesia, lithia, radium and chalybeate, the last being the only one that is still available to drink from a marble drinking fountain. The springs were known in Roman times when the area was known as Balnea Siluria (baths of the Silures, a Celtic Tribe).