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Things to do in Bridgend

Historical town located on the River Ogmore to the west of Cardiff

Are you looking for things to do in Bridgend? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.




 

  Attractions

Newcastle FREE

Initially a Norman castle, the site appears to have been refortified by Henry II in the 1180s.
Bridgend
CF31 4HA

 

Ogmore Castle FREE

Substantial remains of a Norman stone-built castle, raised by the de Londres family.
St Bride's Major
CF32 0QP

 

Old Beaupre Castle FREE

Medieval manor house, modified during the Tudor period, including a magnificently carved Renaissance porch.
Llanfair
CF71 7LT

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St Quentin's Castle FREE

Mainly early fourteenth-century remains of a large courtyard castle, including a massive twin-towered gatehouse.
Llanblethian
CF71 7JT

 

Coity Castle FREE

Although originally established soon after 1100, much of the castle dates from the fourteenth century and later.
Coity
CF35 6BH

 

Ewenny Priory FREE

Impressive Norman monastic church within a fortified perimeter wall. It was founded for Benedictine monks of Gloucester Abbey.
Ewenny
CF35 5BW

 

South Wales Karting Centre

One of the largest and fastest circuits in Wales.
Pencoed
Bridgend
South Wales
CF71 7PB

01446795568

 

Go Ape! Margam

Go Ape is the UK's No.1 Forest Adventure.
Margam Country Park
Port Talbot
South Wales
SA13 2TJ

 
 

  Parks

Margam Country Park

Wide range of activities set in 1000 acres of glorious parkland.
Margam
West Glamorgan
SA13 2TJ

01639881635

Recommended by Catherine Evans, Swansea
“For nature walks, castle visiting and lots of events, you can't beat it.”

 
 

  Cinema

Odeon Bridgend

Multi-screen cinema.
The Pines
Bridgend
CF32 9ST

03330144501

 
 

  Water sports

Bridgend Recreation Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre and many other activities available.
Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4AH

01656657491

 

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