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Coastal Hero Anne Davidson on why Porthcawl is the ultimate outdoor learning destination

From outdoor adventures to the Porthcawl Elvis Festival, Bridgend's coastline offers an abundance of family friendly events all year round. SeaQuest offer a range of outdoor learning opportunities in Porthcawl, helping to familiarise families and children with their coastal environment.

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How Porthcawl became one of the UK’s best waterside holiday destinations

It's considered one of the best surf destinations in Wales, home to one of the UK's highest ranking golf courses and a paradise for holiday makers. This summer, Rest Bay in Porthcawl will launch its brand new watersports centre.

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Coastal foraging in Bridgend with Sasha Ufnowska

Covering both coast and valleys, Bridgend County offers a diverse offering for explorers. From foraging along the coast to wild garlic hunting in the woods, we spoke with Sasha Ufnowska from Wild Spirit Wales to learn about Bridgend County's wonderfully wild side. Here's what we learned…

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Woman foraging in sea pools

Coastal Hero Tom Simonds talks Porthcawl, Powerboats and Skis

Ever wondered what powerboating is all about? We spoke to Tom Simonds of the Porthcawl Powerboat and Ski Club to learn more about motorised watersports and how to enjoy them safely in Porthcawl. From safety first to qualifications around the coast, here's what we learned…

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Tom Simonds on a Powerboat at sea

The next swell of September Seascapes to look out for in Porthcawl

The summer is far from over yet, with plenty of Seascape events throughout September to keep you entertained in Porthcawl! From the sensational Ocean Film Fest to Europe's largest gathering of Elvis impersonators - you'll feel as though summer has only just begun!

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The Seascape Events to expect in Porthcawl this month

Bridgend County invites all ages to join its selection of seaside events this month, as the Porthcawl Seascape Events and PromenArt Programme continues throughout August. Make a weekend of it and book into our laid back campsites, luxury hotels and self catered stays.

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Porthcawl Seascape events this month

This month will see some amazing events coming to Bridgend County as part of the Porthcawl Seascape Events and PromenArt Programme. Come and discover Porthcawl.

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Free surf lessons at Rest Bay to celebrate International Surfing Day

This Saturday (16 June) is International Surfing Day. Bridgend County is quickly establishing itself as one of the best places to surf in the UK.

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Waves crashing on shore

How to celebrate World Oceans Day in Bridgend County

2018 is Wales' Year of the Sea. Here in Bridgend County you can experience some truly epic coastal adventures. And with June 8th marking World Oceans Day, a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration, there's never been a better time to give back to our beautiful beaches.

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Surfer walking in the shallow sea with board in hand

Surf instructors needed - spend this summer on the beach!

Love surfing? Fancy spending this summer at the beach? Some of Wales' leading activity providers are seeking experienced and trainee surf instructors to help teach lessons on South Wales' beautiful Blue Flag beaches throughout the 2018 summer season.

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Surfer in wetsuit walking towards the sea

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