The goings on in and around Bridgend

Monthly Archives: June 2011

Garw Valley Walk 1

Garw Valley, looking towards Blaengarw


Garw Valley Walk 1, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.


A scenic walk through the pine forests and grassland with great views of the Garw Valley and beyond. A free guided walk, Wednesday 7th September, start time: 10.00am , starting point: Parc Calon, Blaengarw, Bridgend. CF31 4AH Grid Ref: SS 902 794, Duration: 4 hours, Distance: 8miles / 13km.


Newcastle Bridgend

Newcastle Bridgend, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

Newcastle, near Bridgend, with its far-reaching views over the historic town of Bridgend, is seeking a dedicated key keeper email: Rhodri@cambrensis.uk.com For more information go to Cadw's website www.cadw.wales.gov.uk.


A Summer Ramble


American Skunk Cabbage, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

With flowers in bloom across the park, it’s a great opportunity to explore the wonderful scenery and interesting features of the award-winning 113 acres of spectacular parkland at Bryngarw. Join in this summer guided walk on Sunday 26 June from 11am – 12.30pm.


Sker Beach, Porthcawl


Sker Beach, Porthcawl, originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

This weekend there’s another chance for beach lovers to do their bit and care for the coastline. Beach cleaning not only helps to improve the coastal habitat for plants and animals but also ensures that beaches are clean and ready for visitors. The next ‘Beach Blitz’ events will run this Friday and Saturday 17 and 18 June at Sker Beach. http://www.visitbridgend.com/


Porthcawl Beach Blitz


Porthcawl Beach Blitz , originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

Come and join us today and tomorrow at Newton Burrows for a family litter blitz 10am - 12 noon Meet at Beach Road Car Park http://tinyurl.com/2a7bdkl