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Kenfig Nature Reserve

Your guide to Kenfig Nature Reserve

This beautiful area is one of the UK’s top sand-dune reserves, and makes up part of the largest active sand dune system in Europe.

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Tree in Kenfig Pool

New Year, New You: Explore the world of Bridgend wellness

This January marks not only the start of a new year but also the start of a new decade, making it the perfect time to jump into the world of Bridgend's wellness. From leg-burning sand dune assents to stress-relieving nature reserve saunters, read on to uncover your ideal outdoor activity.

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Winning runner finishing at the Porthcawl 10k

Behind the Bridgend Hero Dawn Woods

If we could design the ultimate summer weekend, art, science, music and nature would certainly make the cut. Fortunately for visitors, Merthyr Mawr's new, boutique festival has done just that. Welcoming families to join scientific discussion, spoken word and modern folk music...

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Band playing in the woods at Between The Trees

The secrets behind one of the most impressive sand dune systems in the world

Home to one of the most impressive sand dune systems in Europe, Kenfig Nature Reserve is subject to much love, care and attention. The man behind it all is David Carrington, manager and life-long supporter of the reserve. It seems not even a rainy day can dispell David's love for his work and as...

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Kenfig Nature Reserve

Five epic late summer adventures in Porthcawl

Porthcawl is home to some of South Wales' greatest adventure highlights. From riding the closest consistent waves to London, to fatbiking over Europe's second highest dunes, here are five ways to enjoy an active adventure in Porthcawl - and finish your summer with bang.

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Surfer in wet suit walking towards sea with board in hand

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