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Vale of Glamorgan

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Barry & Barry Island

Barry & Barry Island

Barry is a vibrant coastal town with a bustling High Street and the Goodsheds and Innovation Quarter - a shopping, eating and relaxing destination. Barry Island is famous for golden beaches, family amusements, colourful beach huts and “Gavin & Stacey”.

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Cowbridge & The Rural Vale

Cowbridge & The Rural Vale

One of Wales’ most fashionable places - independent shops and cafés, historic buildings and a Physic Garden. Nearby are majestic castles and Dyffryn House & Gardens, while the beautiful countryside beyond is home to award-winning food and drink producers.

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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Historic market town packed with interesting buildings and a fine collection of Celtic carved stones at St.Illtud’s Church. Nearby, 14 miles of unspoilt Glamorgan Heritage coastline offer cliff-top walks and beaches for rockpooling, surfing and sandcastles.

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Penarth

Penarth

Elegant seaside town with a Victorian pier, Art Deco Pavilion, and modern Marina. Splendid parks link the coast to the traditional town centre with its independent shops and arcade. Just moments from Cardiff Bay.

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Cowbridge & The Rural Vale
#SpectacularVTC #Cowbridge looking ‘Fa-boo-lous’ ❤️ this by @valetowncentres #halloween #decoration #scary #towncentres
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast
#octoberoutdoors by @wildtrailswales on our stunning #GlamorganHeritageCoast
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A thing of beauty (thank you Tina Haydon) #tree #autumn #romillypark #valeofglamorgan
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Autumn sunset #autumn #sunset #valeofglamorgan #coldknap
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast
In celebration of Diwrnod Shwmae Sumae Day we’re sharing some of our favourite Welsh words. ‘Hiraeth’ - to long for, sums up how we feel each time we leave stunning our coastline after each visit. What’s your favourite Welsh word? Beth yw eich fefryn chi? #shwmaesumae #hiraeth #glamorganheritagecoast #coast ##trailsfromthevale
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Barry & Barry Island
Romilly Park Autumn Vibes #Barry
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast
Looks like the perfect day for exploring the #glamorganheritagecoast. Thanks for sharing @wildtrailswales #Trailsofthevale #coast #nashpoint #autumn #walking @visitwales
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Welcome to the Vale @phoebersmith Really looking forward to following your adventures while you’re visiting us over the next few weeks. Follow Phoebe and #TrailsFromTheVale to hear all about her three trails with us exploring #Coast #Culture #Culinary. @visitwales @southernwales #loveWales #findyourepic #visitwales
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Cowbridge & The Rural Vale
Beautiful autumnal feel @cowbridgephysicgarden this morning. #garden #physicgarden #autumn #crispmornings #cowbridge Thank you @cowbridgephysicgarden for these beautiful photos
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And they're back! Dogs are allowed on all the Vale beaches from today 1st October until 30th April. Please be responsible dog owners and pick up after your pooches! Check out our website for dog friendly ideas! https://www.visitthevale.com/see-do/dog-friendly
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Feeling those Autumn vibes?.....There’s lots to do in the Vale, this October! Enjoy daytime and twilight pumpkin picking, haunted gardens, a Halloween festival, scary films plus pumpkin crazy golf and trails! www.visitthevale.com
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Penarth
Lovely weather for a nice stroll and where better than Penarth's Esplanade with its array of eateries, shops and, of course, the Pier. #penarth
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