The goings on in and around Bridgend

Archive for tag: Odeon Bridgend

10 things to do in Bridgend in the school holiday

Half term is officially here so why not start thinking about how to enjoy every bit of it. We have prepared our own top 10 list of ideas for a perfect half term in Bridgend!

10. Trekking and tea - Enjoy the sun, the nature and the fresh Welsh air while treating yourself with a nice cup of tea in one of Bridgend's finest restaurants
9. Clubs, clothes & coffee - Fancy 18 holes of golf or shopping all day long? Why not combine both and finish with a cup of coffee Olive Tree Cafe

Screen Shot 2014-02-17 at 11.18.18

8. Adventure Centre How about spending an adrenaline-fuelled day out with your friends at Adventures Wales? Hop on a quad bike and race to the finish, grab a paintball gun and capture the flag or don a harness and scale the climbing wall in the quickest time possible.

7. Bridgend Indoor Market - Located in the Rhiw Shopping Centre, the market is in the centre of town. Experience the local food and lots of other goods in the 30 stalls

6. Mud and mountains  - Spend a day racing around Bridgend's MTB trails at Darren Fawr. You might be surprised how much the Bridgend bike trails have to offer.

5. Odeon Bridgend - The Odeon Bridgend is a 9 screen cinema complex showing all the latest productions as well as hosting special event presentations.

4. Ella Riley's traditional sweets and toffees - The toffees are handmade in the Ella Riley kitchens, and guests are welcome to come and watch as the toffees are made on a daily basis.

Dune trekking

3. Kenfig National Nature Reserve - Kenfig pool is Glamorgan's largest lake and features a spectacular view across Swansea Bay to the Gower.

2. Parc Tondu Victorian Ironworks - Learn about iron making and explore the natural woodland, landscaped parkland and attend a variety of event at the ancient monument.
1. Coney Beach Pleasure Park - Spend a day at the fun fair right next to the sea. Enjoy rides, slot machines, fish and chips, and everything else needed for a fun day out.