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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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Autumn colours #autumn #autumncolours #porthkerrycountrypark #valeofglamorgan
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Forest reflections by Tina Haydon. Love this photo. #Trees #forest #reflections #ValeofGlamorgan #woodland #walking
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The perfect seat. Thank you Tina Haydon for the photo. #dyffryngardens #valeofglamorgan
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Cowbridge & The Rural Vale
Autumn fruits #medlar #cowbridgephysicgarden #cowbridge #valeofglamorgan #physicgarden
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Barry & Barry Island
Hello George! George loves visiting Barry Island. After a paddle in the sea, he loves going for coffee and cake in one of the cafes. Well that's what his best friend tells us anyway. Thanks for the pic Tina Haydon. Check out #PawsintheVale for some great ideas for visiting like George. web in the Bio. #DogFriendly #coast #dogsofinstagram #dog #BarryIsland #beach
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Fawkes Fest at Barry Island
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Fancy winning a Free School Trip to explore our Country Parks? To mark #outdoorlearningday we’re offering just that. All details and T&C’s are on our website. All you need to do is nominate your school in the comments 😊 #school #explore #discover #ValeSchoolTrips #schooltrip #lovelearning #PorthkerryCountryPark #Cosmeston https://tinyurl.com/36shmdzj
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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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