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Tel code: 01656 | code search
Postcode: CF32 | code search
Population: 39400
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Birthplace of:
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South Wales Model Show

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Masons Arms
"This was my first time at the Masons Arms and was looking forward to a good night at a hen party of one of my friends. Only to be greeted ..." More

Maerdy Hotel
"Good Points: Good breakfast, service friendly and the hotel was clean Bad Points: decor is dated and some areas need some TLC General review: considering the price point and the inclusion ..." More

Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa
"General review: Very relaxing and private

Date visited: 2009-11-11 ..." More

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Bridgend is located midway between Cardiff and Swansea. Originally a fording place on the river Ogmore, this once thriving agricultural centre saw massive change both in terms of growth and decline in parallel with the rise and fall of the coal industry. Today, this expanding town has a population of approx 40,000 and its economy is now based more on consumerism and technology than industry. Bridgend is also known for its designer outlet centre and as home to a thriving “indie” music scene. Urban Bridgend is not usually considered beautiful but the balance is restored as the surrounding countryside is very popular with outdoor enthusiasts. The National Cycle Route has an off road spur to the Celtic Trail and the renowned tracks at Glyncorrwg and Afan Valley are relatively near by. Another local attraction is Parc Slip a 305 acre reserve on a former open cast mining site. Managed by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, these woodlands, wetlands and meadows have been created for the benefit of wildlife and to encouraging ecotourism. A number of rare species live here, including great crested newts, brown hares, lapwing, bullfinch and linnets. Do watch out for the occasional adder though.


Accountants Plus Ltd
David Wright Accountants
Glamorgan Financial Advisors
Kenneth Lewis & Co
Phoenix Audit


Bryngarw Country Park
Coity Castle
New Castle
Ogmore Castle


Days Inn Bridgend Cardiff *book online*
Express by Holiday Inn Bridgend *book online*
Green Acre Motel *book online*
Premier Inn Bridgend (M4, J35) *book online*
Premier Inn Bridgend Central *book online*


Odeon Bridgend


Dance - Freedom Dance Co


Lava Ignite


Bridgend County Borough Council


Broadlands Dental Surgery
Dental Practice

Dental Surgery
The Dental Surgery
Vale View House Dental Surgery


Ashfield Surgery
Nantymoel Surgery
Newcastle Surgery
Oak Tree Surgery
Riversdale House

Estate Agent

Monaghans Estate Agents
Payton Jewell Caines Hurry
Peter Alan
Peter Morgan
Watts & Morgan

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Health and Fitness Club

Esporta Health Club


Wyndham Arms


Bridgend Market
Bridgend Sunday Market

Pub and Bar

Cornelly Arms
Five Bells Inn
Golden Mile
Mason's Arms
Masons Arms
Oystercatcher (The)


Bryngarw House
Cafe Bangla
Courthouse (The)
East Port
Fountain Restaurant
Heronston Hotel
La Terrazza
Mason's Arms
New Garden
Oystercatcher (The)
Quaranta Sei
Raj Of Bengal


Bridgend Christian School
St John's School


Tytanglwyst Farm Holiday Cottages


Andrews Solicitors
Berry Smith
Gordon A Battrick & Co
Melanie Lazarus & Co Family Solicitors


Allwhite Taxis
Angel Cabs
Bridgend Central Taxis
Diamond Executive Travel
K Cabs
Radio Cabs
Valley Cars Bridgend


Berwyn Centre


Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa
Bryngarw House


Maes Glass Veterinary Group

Sports Clubs

Breakaway Cycling (Cycling)
Bridgend LTC (Tennis)

Bryncethin R.F.C (Rugby Union)
Celtic Crusaders RLFC (Rugby League)
Garw Valley LTC (Tennis)
Glamorgan LT & Croquet Club (Tennis)


Townsend Florists
Wyevale Garden Centre
Bryncethin Nursery
Singleton Garden Centre
Precious 2 U Ltd
Pen-Y-Bont Pets
Whittard of Chelsea
Cefn Glas Pharmacy
Parslow & O'Leary
Key Shoes
Watkins Menswear
Bridgend Office Furniture (BOF)
Mountain Warehouse
Swiss Herbal Remedies

H Samuel
McArthur Glen Wales
Julian Graves
A.D.M. Nurseries
Precious Petals Florist
Pets At Home
Bumps ‘n’ Babies
Platinum Health & Beauty Suites
Steve Richmond Carpets
Once Upon A Playtime
Tarw Embroidery
Felicity Accessories
Maple Hair & Beauty
Cutter & Co
Shades Hair Design
Gemini Ladies Fashions
Uniform 2 Go


Hart Antiques
Nolton Antiques & Fine Art
Nolton Art Gallery

Places to Stay near Bridgend

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Alexandra Guest House (0.13 miles)

Alexandra Guest House
Alexandra Guest House has been providing quality accommodation for over 25 years right in the heart of Bridgend town. Ideally placed within a 2 minute walk of the town's centre, bus station and train station. ... More | visit website
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Wyndham Arms (0.15 miles)

Wyndham Arms

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Bridgend is conveniently located mid way between Cardiff and Swansea, just a few kilometres from the south Wales coast. Boasting the ‘Welsh Margate’ in Porthcawl, it offers all of the ... More

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Hazelwood Guest House (0.80 miles)

Hazelwood Guest House
Built to Gold Business Standard and having recived our four star rating, our guest house offers accommodation in six spacious en-suite bedrooms, a discrete dining room and a lounge area housed in the conservatory. Residents ... More | visit website
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Hazelwood House (0.80 miles)

Hazelwood House

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Welcome to Hazelwood House, Bridgend only purpose built guest house. Built to Gold Business Standard in 2008 and with a four star rating tourist board rating, our guest house offers ... More

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The New Inn Guest House (0.99 miles)

The New Inn Guest House
The New Inn Guest House is situated in the historic town of Bridgend, being just 3 miles from the coast and the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan. The New Inn Guest House is a recently converted nineteenth ... More | visit website
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Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa (1.14 miles)

Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa

This beautifully refurbished modern hotel makes an ideal venue for business or pleasure. It is ideally located just two miles from the dramatic Heritage coastline, minutes from sandy beaches. A short drive to the vibrant ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Bridgend Central (1.50 miles)

Premier Inn Bridgend Central
Ideally situated for shops and local amenities, within easy reach of the M4 and for great shopping this hotel is near to McArthur Glen designer outlet. Our Bridgend Central Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website
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Ewenny Farm Guest House (1.60 miles)

Ewenny Farm Guest House

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Nestling within 2 acres of heritage parkland and close to magnificent beaches, this guest house enjoys a superb location, with the River Ewenny flowing through its grounds. The guest house offers holidaymakers ... More


Express by Holiday Inn Bridgend (1.60 miles)

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Great House (1.89 miles)

Great House
Originating from around 1550, The Great House is a grade II* listed building and is believed to have been a gift from Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester and used as a hunting ... More | visit website

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