Making the most of Bridgend County's independent shopping.
Bridgend County is home to friendly towns and villages bursting with fascinating independent shops to uncover. Whether you’re looking for the latest fashion from local designers, historic family-run businesses or delicious local Welsh produce, here's a guide for "Independents Day" 2021.READ MORE
Barking from bars to beaches: check out Bridgend's best dog-friendly spots this winter….
Winter is a great time to get out an enjoy some bracing walks with your four-legged friend. There are no restrictions this time of year so you can explore all of Bridgend County’s beaches before stopping by one of our brilliant coffee shops for a warming tea or coffee.READ MORE
Elvis hasn’t left the building: Looking back at Porthcawl’s iconic Elvis Festival
As COVID-19 continues to keep the entire world All Shook Up, organisers unfortunately had no choice but to cancel the internationally-acclaimed Porthcawl Elvis Festival.READ MORE
Visit Rest Bay. Later.
It’s eerily quiet at Rest Bay. Launched just six months ago, the new Watersports Centre overlooks Porthcawl’s Blue Flag Rest Bay beach, and when it is safe to do so will open its doors again to provide the perfect base for adventure seekers eager to sample South Wales’ outdoor activity offering.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
How to make the most of Porthcawl’s independent shopping scene
Recognised as one of the UK's surf hotspots, adored for its long sandy beaches and world-famous Elvis Fest, it's easy to forget that the picture-perfect town is home to friendly streets bursting with fascinating independent shops to discover.READ MORE