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Boats in Porthcawl Harbour

Looking for all weather family friendly fun? Bridgend County has you covered!

We all know that keeping the youngsters entertained on holiday keeps the whole family happy. There’s plenty to do without leaving Bridgend County. From seeking out rare and wonderful wildlife in Bridgend County’s natural spaces and nature reserves to exciting all-weather attractions.

Beach Academy

Bike with Confidence: Traffic Free Cycling Routes in Bridgend

Hop on your bike and head out to explore the breadth of Bridgend County's natural reserves and landscapes with this selection of top traffic-free cycling routes. Unearth the long mining heritage in Llynfi, spot some of the 1,000 species of wildlife that live amongst Parc Slip Nature Reserve.

Cycling the Garw Valley

Fuel your adrenaline with adventurous activities

Throw yourself into the exhilarating world of Bridgend County’s outdoor adventure activities.

Bushcraft Adventures, Axe Throwing

Bridgend County is Good To Go!

Discover which of our local businesses have been working hard to achieve the 'Good To Go' industry standard.


Your Guide To: Ogmore Valley

Explore local heritage, charming community culture and breathtaking natural beauty - spend a day exploring Ogmore Valley with the NEW Heritage hub and trail.

A winding road in Ogmore Valley

Valentine's in Bridgend

Five unfailing date ideas to win their heart this Valentine's Day

Eton Mess at Dockside Bar & Grill

Best October Half Term Activities

Half-term doesn't have to mean endless hours stuck inside the house. From seeking out the creepy marine creatures beneath the sands of Rest Bay to jumping the day away at Wales' biggest trampoline park, get going with wild adventures across Bridgend.

Horror scene above the Grand Pavilion

Coastal Heroes: An interview with Nigel Jones

For the next in our Coastal Heroes series we speak with Nigel Jones from Adventures Wales about his time as a champion wave skier and the perfect time of year to get surfing in Bridgend County.

Nigel Jones smiley beside the sea

How to spend your May Bank Holiday Weekend in Bridgend

In need of fun things to do over the May bank holiday weekend? From enjoying the dawn chorus to hitting the beach, Bridgend has plenty of fun fillers to make this weekend one to remember. Sit back, relax and enjoy your bank holiday in Bridgend.

Two children running into the sea with body boards

How to spend February Half Term in Bridgend County

Parents fear not! The February Half Term may be fast approaching, but with plenty of happenings taking place in Bridgend, you won't be stuck for things to do.

Overlooking rest bay on a bright summers day

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