Vale of Glamorgan Guides

Use the guides in this section to provide you with even more inspiration as to where to go and what to do.

We're pretty chuffed about what's on our doorstep here in the Vale of Glamorgan, so we've put together these guides to give you a sense of what's on offer. Our landscape is diverse – we've got bustling towns and villages, a rich rural and agricultural scene and a big expanse of beautiful coastline. Our residents and visitors bring a creative and artistic energy, we've got fantastic boutique businesses and a great breadth and depth of music, culture and arts.

A Potted History

A Potted History

Whichever period of history is your particular favorite, you'll find something to fascinate you here in the Vale

A Potted History

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts

The Vale has inspired poets and writers, painters and authors. Music remains the strong undercurrent here today

Arts and Crafts

Folklore, Customs and Dialect

Folklore, Customs and Dialect

Discover folk tales, ghost stories and legends from this part of Wales

Folklore, Customs and Dialect

Food and Drink

Food and Drink

The Vale enjoys a rich and varied larder of meat, dairy produce, soft fruit and wine

Food and Drink

 

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

The Vale of Glamorgan's spiritual history is as layered as the liassic limestone of its coast.

Heart and Soul

Mysteries

Mysteries

The Vale of Glamorgan echos with the ghosts of battles and shipwrecked souls from times gone by.

Mysteries

Naturally

Naturally

The Vale of Glamorgan is home to rich and varied array of wildlife species

Naturally