Bridgend is a town located in the county of Glamorgan in South Wales. Historically a market town for the Glamorgan lowland and old mining valleys to the north, Bridgend is now a popular Welsh destination to visit. If you are relocating here on business, the town has a great selection of cafes and small shops along its high street. The coastline is only a 15-minute drive away and during the warmer months the county of Bridgend becomes a popular with tourists looking to experience immense sea views. Head over to the SilverDoor website to find out what accommodation options are available in Bridgend.
Things to do in Bridgend
Outside of the town within the county of Bridgend are numerous outdoor trails and natural reserves such as Kenfig National Nature Reserve and Parc Slip Nature Reserve, offering 300 acres of Welsh terrain home to lots of wildlife. An array of stunning beaches close-by mean you enjoy outdoor activities such as paddleboarding, kayaking, or surfing. The Rest Bay Watersports centre allows visitors to hire equipment. The Royal Porthcawl and Pyle and Kenfig are nearby so if on your travels to Bridgend fancy a game of golf, you’re in luck. Restaurants and bars such as La Cocina Tapas and Cane & Rye are just a selection of fantastic places for dining and drinking. Ogmore Castle is a highly recommend historical site and Grade I listed ruin, a great place to visit for corporates relocating with family.
Transport in Bridgend
Bridgend has a train station that operates from 06:00am to 22:00pm. The ticket office opening hours are from 05:45am to 19:00pm Monday to Friday. This allows you to stay easily connect to neighbouring towns via rail. Bridgend has 17 bus routes which includes 61 bus stops, these are all connected to nearby areas such as Whiterock and Litchard. Biking and cycling are very popular options because the picturesque views and infamous Welsh countryside.