Heritage

Castles and legends

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Visit Bridgend logo iconOgmore Castle (Cadw)Ogmore Castle (Cadw)Ogmore Castle (Cadw)

Ogmore Castle (Cadw)

Step into the past

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Newcastle (Cadw)

A castle built to last. Evidence of the castle’s superior build quality can be seen in its striking Norman doorway, perfectly preserved after lying almost untouched since the 12th century.

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Visit Bridgend logo iconCoity Castle (Cadw)Coity Castle (Cadw)Coity Castle (Cadw)

Coity Castle (Cadw)

An important Norman stronghold rebuilt in the 14th century, forming part of the three castles of Ogmore, Newcastle and Coity.

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Hut 9

This is the historic World War 2 hut where 70 prisoners, German top Officers, escaped in 1945.

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St John's House

St John’s House is protected as a Grade II listed building, described as the oldest habitable building in the Bridgend area.

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