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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Llantwit Major’s meandering streets exude history. Follow the Blue Plaque Trail to uncover the town’s history as Britain’s oldest seat of Christian learning, and see a fine collection of Celtic carved stones in St.Illtud’s church.

Nearby is the Glamorgan Heritage Coast - 14 miles of unspoilt coastline, rich in geological features and wildlife. Enjoy Dunraven Bay & Gardens, Ogmore Castle with stepping stones across the river, cliff-top walks, and beaches for rockpooling, surfing and sandcastles.

Don’t miss

  • Six stunning beaches
  • St Donat’s Castle
  • Glamorgan Heritage Coast apps
  • St Illtud’s Church & Galilee Chapel
  • Dunraven Bay & Gardens
  • Ogmore Castle & stepping stones
  • Nash Point Lighthouse
  • Outdoor activities at Atlantic Experience
  • Slade Farm Safari & Gardens
  • Wales Coast Path & Vale Trails 1, 2, 3, 4 & 10

Don't miss our Guides page for some great ideas to make the most of your time at the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Bring days gone by back to life with our Dunraven AR App, and download some great activities for the kids to enjoy their time on the coast. You'll also find some great walks t download including the Vale Trails and 3 Dunraven walks.

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Perfectly secluded Monknash beach on the beautiful #glamorganheritagecoast. True explorers are rewarded by this amazing view. Thank you @bucketlistwales for this 📸 #coast #beachlife #clifftop #explorers @visitwales @croesocymru @southernwales #findyourepic
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Nash Point ❤️❤️ 📸 @pdmurphyphotography #glamorganheritagecoast #coast #skies #stars
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A glorious shot of Nash Point on the #glamorganheritagecoast by 📸 @pdmurphyphotography. We just ❤️ this place x #lighthouse
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We are a country of Castles, and St.Donats is up there as one of the most impressive overlooking the #GlamorganHeritageCoast. Fab 📸 @neil_holman #castles #coast #LlantwitMajor #castlesofinstagram @visitwales @uwcatlanticexperience
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We really do #LoveLlantwitMajor and now we have the flags to prove it. Hope you like them. 😊 Another great design by @lovingllantwit_tregannadesign #LlantwitMajor #GlamorganHeritageCoast #flags #banners
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Is it me or does this look like a waterfall off the end of the earth? 😍📸 by @pdmurphyphotography. Spoiled for choice for some of the best photography of the Vale to share #glamorganheritagecoast #wonderful_places #sea @visitwales @walescoastpath
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Some of the best night skies can be seen from our Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Great 📸 from @the_global_joe of the night sky at #LlantwitMajor #astrophotography #nightskyphotography #stars @visitwales @southernwales
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What a view. Monknash beach in all its beautiful glory. Another belter by @sian_owens_photography 📸😍 #glamorganheritagecoast #epic #monknash #wales @walescoastpath @visitwales
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Such a beautiful day just to sit and think💭 Lucas favourite spot to contemplate life #dunravenbay #glamorganheritagecoast #LlantwitMajor #dogsofinstagram #pawsinthevale #dogslife #coast #beach @lovingllantwit_tregannadesign @visitwales
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A far away galaxy? No just the stunning natural coastline of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Another amazing 📸 by @richies_incredible_britain #glamorganheritagecoast #ruralvale #clifftops #geology #noplacelikeit #landscape
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