The goings on in and around Bridgend

Half Term Family Fun in Bridgend!

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Are you already busy making a list of ways to keep the kids entertained this Half Term? Well never fear, as Bridgend County is home to a whole range of family-friendly activities and attractions. Read on, you can thank us later!

Search for Bryngarw's Autumn Fairies!
Collect your map from the visitor centre and head out to explore the fairy world... Follow the trail to find the hidden fairy doors and make your own magical nature crown along the way. Once you've found all the fairies, head back to the visitor centre to collect your very own nature fairy wand!
24th October (11am - 3pm) | £3 per child

Meet the Keepers
Don't miss the Nature Keepers Quest, a family-friendly adventure that will have you exploring Bridgend in search of 14 interactive keepers to discover their secrets! Each Keeper is located in an iconic area of the county and is twinned with our Dare to Discover app that comes to life via your smartphone with exciting videos and poems. Did we mention that it's free?

Get jumping at JumpJam Trampoline Park
Come explore a vast area of trampolines with angled walls, tumble tracks, parkour, stunt zone, height challenge, dodgeball, battle beam, foam pit, 6+ meter climbing wall (to name but a few). All new trampoline and tumble classes start on the 24th of October, plus there are a number of other classes including 'Jump Fit' and 'DJ Jam'

Fat biking the sand dunes
The Merthyr Mawr sand dunes are some of the largest in Europe and legend has it that they appear in the Oscar-winning epic Lawrence of Arabia. Brand new bike hire company Porthcawl Bike Hire are offering guided fatbike tours out over the dunes - a wonderful and unique way of exploring this fantastic landscape.

Hit the waves with Porthcawl Surf
You may not think it, but October is the perfect month for surfing as the sea is it its warmest. Officially one of the top rated surf schools in Wales, Porthcawl Surf offer lessons for all ages, whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned pro.

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