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Meadow Walk at Parc Slip

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.

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Beach Academy

Blankets at the ready - the Ultimate Guide to Picnics in Bridgend County

Nothing says ‘summer staycation’ like a picnic. Pack a basket full of delicious local treats, spread out your blanket in the midst of some beautiful scenery and spend the day basking in the summer sun without a care in the world.

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Picnic at Coity Castle

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.

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Cycling the Garw Valley

Bridgend County's top festive experiences

There’s no doubt this is going to be a unique Christmas for everyone. That said, Bridgend County is still getting into the festive spirit and there are a variety of seasonal experiences planned, from festive wreath making to drive in panto.

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Bridgend winter scene

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.

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Horror scene above the Grand Pavilion

Sun, sea and suspicious minds: why you have to visit Bridgend this summer

Following the hugely successful debut of the Healthspan Porthcawl 10K at the weekend where more than 3,000 runners and supporters enjoyed picture perfect conditions, we are firmly in summer mode!

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Lifeboats at Porthcawl Sea Front

How to spend the ultimate day in the Bridgend valleys

Looking for ways to get the whole family outdoors this half term? From hikes in the hills to epic mountain bike trails, there's plenty of adventure to be had in our glorious valleys.

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A man walking through the woods

The festive events you won’t want to miss in Bridgend this Christmas

Looking for ways to celebrate the festive season? From the UK's largest Christmas Day swim to pudding themed runs, Bridgend County provides the perfect festive escape. Here are some of our best festive picks you won't want to miss this Christmas.

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Group of people running into the cold sea

Our top tips for keeping children entertained this month!

Calling all parents and carers! With Children in Need one of our calendar highlights this month, we're dedicating this blog post entirely to children. From a giant pyjama party to outdoor adventure, here's how to keep your little ones entertained, helping to support children in need across the UK.

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Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

How to keep the whole family busy this Half Term!

Wondering how you'll keep the whole family entertained this half term? From pumpkin trails and scary screenings, to Autumn walks and Firework displays, there's plenty of action for all! Here's how you can keep the whole family busy in Bridgend County this Half Term.

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Porthcawl's Fire and Water Festival

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