There are so many things to do in Bridgend County Borough. We're not just talking play parks and forests, swimming pools and sports centres (though we have some fabulous ones to tell you about).

We are talking about the undiscovered treats that often cost nothing but give you everything you could want for on a sunny Saturday or a rainy Sunday afternoon with your family or friends. And as for school holidays? We have tons of ideas to help you to fill the days with fun, when you're with your family, and (via news of the county's plentiful holiday clubs) when you're at work. Plus we've created a place where you can share your ideas and tips for the happiest day out. We're here to take you somewhere new... whatever the weather, whatever your mood, whatever your budget. So are you ready to go? Simply scroll down to search for something to do today!

Rainy Day Treats

Bridgend has launched the fabulous Sports Stars programme which gives your children the chance to learn up to 15 new sports skills (from footie to rugby, cheerleading to gymnastics). There’s a preschool timetable throughout the day, and after-school

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There is nothing children like more than a splash and a swim and in Bridgend County we have five public pools (Bridgend, Maesteg, Pencoed, Pyle and Ynysawdre) where an adult and two youngsters can enjoy a swim for under a fiver (during free swimming sessions)

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Sunny Day Treats

St. Bride's Major, CF32 0TF Although the beach is officially called Dunraven Bay, the locals in this county call it Southerndown beach. Whatever you call it, the views will blow your mind. When you visit you can meander through the remains of a 17th-century

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Merthyr Mawr, Vale of Glamorgan After a scenic drive past thatched cottages, blow the cobwebs away with a two-mile walk to the sea, or sledge down the amazing dunes (including one of the largest dunes in Europe) and picnic on the sand. If you’re lucky,

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Bridgend has launched the fabulous Sports Stars programme which gives your children the chance to learn up to 15 new sports skills (from footie to rugby, cheerleading to gymnastics). There’s a preschool timetable throughout the day, and after-school

Click here to find out more...