Los Cabezos is home to one of he best conserved Peri-urban parks which was named on July 9th 1999. Its visit is highly recommended and it is one of the favourite places to spend a wonderful day. Although it is not too big (15 hectares), it possesses a beautiful landscape and a large range of biodiversity with one of the best well-kept areas of Mediterranean riverine forest. Its combination of holms, oaks and wild olive trees provide shade while many bird species nest and feed among their leaves.
There are a lot of things to enjoy and recreational facilities, a restaurant and a children´s play area have been built.
Furthermore, if you want to stay in this wonderful place, you will be able to have the possibility of choosing between bungalows and shelters. It is considered one of the best well-kept wildlife island forest parks in the province.
There are two different parking which are open within the park during opening hours. One of them is the North part with 27 spaces and the other (in the south) with 42 (both of them with spaces for disabled people).
Playground and picnic places
It offers you a lot of tables to eat barbecue where you can enjoy a meal with your friends and family at the weekends. Currently, we have 24 tables where you can prepare your barbecues there is also a special area for large groups (around 30 people) with three barbecues and 7 modern tables. You will also find several fountains throughout the routes and wastepaper baskets to keep the park clean. The maximum number of people allowed is 320.
Cars are not allowed to enter.
It is placed in the south entrance, next to the restaurant. It offers a variety of games for children under 12.
They are the perfect choice for groups of different ages. They are led by instructors. The activities are the following:
- Animal footprint
- Interpretative routes
- Recycling workshops
- Searching techniques
- Survival skills
- Balloon twisting
- Face painting activities
It is located in the south part with a large terrace and an indoor place for the coldest days. In our menu, our clients will discover a great selection of cordobesian traditional dishes like “El Salmorejo” (a pureé consisiting of tomato and bread, It is made of tomatoes, bread, oil and garlic) or “El Flamenquin” (consists of jamon Serrano wrapped in pieces of pork loin, egg, and breadcrumb) and “Carne de Ciervo con Piñones” (which is meat deer with pine nuts). It is a typical dish in Sierra de Hornachuelos. But also, innovative dishes like “the Carpaccio of Presa de Bellota” (consisting of thin slices of raw beef served with a sauce) or a unusual” Hojaldre de Cabrales” (which a Cabrales cheese puff pastry).
Additionally, we must say that its special dish is grilled meats made with cork wood. Our clients have a great variety of excellent meats which can be accompanied with a good wine.
We are open at the weekends and feast days during the winter and in summer nights from Wednesdays to Sundays.
Address: Los Cabezos Peri-urban Park
Phone number: 630 886 413
More information in www.loscabezospalmadelrio.com