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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.

Beach Academy

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Porthcawl's Fire and Water Festival

You won’t want to miss this sizzling new festival in Porthcawl

Did you know Porthcawl is hosting a brand new fire and water festival this half term? The sizzling event will celebrate the spirit of the sea, jam-packed with flaming excitement. From world record attempts, to fire eating, dancing and juggling, here's what you won't want to miss.


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 have an eggstra special Easter in Bridgend County

On the hunt for fun things to do this Easter? With plenty of options in Bridgend to eggsplore you'd be hoppers not to spend it in the county! From the ultimate Sunday roast to Bridgend's most eggstreme egg trail, here are some of the best ways to spend a cracking Easter in Bridgend.

Easter eggs

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