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🌈 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pride movement nationally, Barry Island will host Barry Pride on Saturday 1st October 🏳️‍🌈🎉 Enjoy food, live music, stalls and more… all along Barry Island Prom. 🤩 🕛 11am - 7pm Follow @barrypride22 to stay up-to-date 🌈 📸: @ashleyds89 #visitthevale #barrypride2022
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🕸️🎃 Halloween is coming and it’s time to look forward to all the spooky fun! 👻🕷️ There are lots of events happening in the Vale, so keep up-to-date by visiting www.visitthevale.com/events or checking our Halloween highlight on our socials! 🦇 #visitthevale
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🏳️‍🌈 Cowbridge Pride starts today! 🏳️‍🌈 Come down and join @cowbridgepride for the raising of the LGBTQ+ Flag at the Town Hall @ 11am this morning and for the LGBTQ+ Q&A @ 7pm! 😁🥳 Both events are free and completely inclusive! Stay on top of the latest news, events and updates by following @cowbridgepride or visiting 📲 www.cowbridgepride.com
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Thanks for tagging us in your photos! Keep sharing your pics with us using #visitthevale ✨ to be featured. 📷 Here’s a stunning sunset shot over Nash Point🌅 📸: @chr1sdean #visitthevale #valeofglamorgan
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The Vale of Glamorgan walking festivals begins today! 🥾 An annual 6-day event set in the coastal and pastoral landscapes of the Vale 🌊 Enjoy one or more of 30 varied walks of 2 to 14 miles led by 16 experienced walk leaders from local walking organisations. @valeways For more details, visit www.valeways.org.uk
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Thank you to all the visitors who came along to join in the fun at the Festival of Flowers in Cowbridge. 🌸 Here are some fab photos of the festivities, we hope you enjoyed yourselves 🌼 Cowbridge looked blooming lovely! 💐🌻
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The adventure continues with the last instalment of our attractions collection ✨ Think we’ve missed one of your favourites? Let us know in the comments below ⬇️ 1. @goodsheds Situated in the centre of Barry, Goodsheds is a mixture of the best food, drink, boutique retail & lifestyle. With cutting edge outdoor gym facility and an independent coffee drive through! ☕️ 2. The RNLI experience - get a flavour of what it’s like to be an RNLI lifeboat crew member by hopping into a D class inshore lifeboat while hearing inspirational rescue stories from volunteers. ⚓️ 3. @islandsupwales Provides a wide spectrum of coaching sessions aimed at complete beginners to those hoping to compete for their country at a national and international level 🌊 4. @anturio_adventure Offers SUP classes for all levels and trips all over including abroad, trail running festivals, coasteering, team building and more! 🏄‍♀️ 5. @tyturnerpenarth Taking inspiration from the history of the building, The Turner House is a space for everyone to come together and make Penarth a great place to visit. More than just a gallery, it is a space for learning, making and getting inspired. 🎨
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Cowbridge is Festival of Flowers ready for tomorrow 🌺🌼🌸 Bring the family and join in for a day of festivities, street artists, workshops, string quartet and fairy trails 🧚‍♀️✨ Come and take stroll through the town, how fab does all the window art look? 🌼😍🌻 Swipe across for the full schedule of the day 🌸 See you there! bloominlovelycowbridge
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Part 3 of our attractions in the Vale collection is here! With many sites to visit, exploring the Vale is a great way to spend your time this summer. 🌻🌲 1. @ntdyffryngardens from forlorn to fabulous, an ambitious Edwardian garden revival. A peaceful oasis on the outskirts of Cardiff, Dyffryn Gardens covers more than 55 acres 🌼 2. @cowbridgephysicgarden Walk down Church Street in the ancient market town of Cowbridge and behind a stone wall lies Cowbridge Physic Garden 🪴 Open to all. 3. @cosmeston_lakes has been designed to enable people of all abilities to discover and enjoy the countryside. It has a variety of habitats covering 100 hectares of land and water 💦 (Check out our previous reel showcasing the recent makeover!) 4. @hensolcastledistillery located in the cellar of Hensol Castle where there is a craft spirit distillery, bonded warehouse, gin school and visitor experience together with the modern vibes and fun nature of small-batch craft gin create a truly distinctive experience. 🥂 5. @fonmoncastle where visitors can partake in a dinosaur experience, medieval working farm, lost Victorian gardens, pirate adventure, interactive story telling, fairy village, on-site costumed staff and much more! 🦕 #visitthevale
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The sun is shining and the beach is calling ☀️ Don’t know what to do with your Bank Holiday? Here’s so inspiration… How about a day out in Porthkerry Country Park. A picnic by the viaduct, walk on the beach, explore one of the many nature trails and have a coffee or ice cream at @mrsmarcoscafe ☕️🍦☀️
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We’re back with part 2 of our favourite attractions in the Vale (in case you missed it over on Facebook!) Stay tuned for more exciting attractions as we share them over the next few days… 1. @penarthpierpavilion stands majestically looking out over the Severn estuary and is home to the iconic 1929 Art Deco styled refurbished Pavilion building. The pavilion offers exhibitions, film screenings and more 🌊 2. @taskforceairsoftcowbridge offers an exciting range of activities, including archery, team building command tasks, laser clay pigeon shooting and more. If you love outdoor life, you’ll find something for you at Taskforce! 🌲 3. Warren Mill Farm, where you can see a large selection of friendly farm animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, sheep, goats, pigs, miniature ponies, donkeys & alpacas! 🐷 4. Porthkerry Country Park, at the end of Cold Knap beach. With 220 acres of woods and meadowland lying in a sheltered valley leading to a pebble beach with spectacular cliffs. Porthkerry makes for a great family day out with lots of open green space 🌲 5. The Pleasure Park features over 17 fairground rides and attractions, ranging from Childress amusements to much more extreme rides not for the faint hearted! 🎡 #visitthevale
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Sunset & Swan - The Knap, Barry #valeofglamorgan #visitthevale #theknapbarry
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