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Autumn fun in Bridgend County

Looking for Autumn fun ideas? From pumpkin picking and knife throwing, to Autumn walks and cocktails, there's plenty of action for all! Here's how you can keep the whole family busy in Bridgend County this Autumn.

Porthcawl Pumpkin Picking Patch

Barking from bars to beaches: Bridgend's best spots for dogs this summer

With news that Dogs Trust will be extending its A Dog’s Trail with Snoopy and going walkies into Porthcawl in 2022, there’s now little doubt that Bridgend County is the paw-fect destination for coastal adventures with your four-legged friends.

Snoopy at Rest Bay

Bridgend in Bloom

Celebrate St David’s Day with the First Signs of Spring


Sustainable Bridgend County

Here in Bridgend County, we take sustainability seriously. With golden beaches, luscious parklands and protected nature reserves on our doorstep, taking pride in our natural environment is a top priority.

Pond dipping at Bryngarw

Bridgend's best coastal walks

Rediscover Bridgend’s beautiful beaches and dramatic sea views by foot with one of these wonderful coastal walks.


Fuel your adrenaline with adventurous activities

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

Bushcraft Adventures, Axe Throwing

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.

Tree in Kenfig Pool

Walks and Wellness across Bridgend

It's time to shake off the tinsel, step outside, and enjoy the refreshing winter air with 6 of Bridgend County's best breathtaking walks. Walking has been proven to improve both physical and mental wellness: Exactly what you need after the stress of Christmas.

Couple walking along the beach

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...

Band playing in the woods at Between The Trees

Barking from bars to beaches: check out Bridgend's best dog-friendly spots this summer…

No family wants to leave their four-legged friend in the dog house this summer. Luckily, with a selection of charming local pubs, cafes and brilliant beaches, Bridgend County is the ideal host for dog-friendly destinations.

Golden Retriever at Porthcawl Sea Front

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