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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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#octoberoutdoors by @wildtrailswales on our stunning #GlamorganHeritageCoast
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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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Looks like the perfect day for exploring the #glamorganheritagecoast. Thanks for sharing @wildtrailswales #Trailsofthevale #coast #nashpoint #autumn #walking @visitwales
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Stormy seas #glamorganheritagecoast #coast #waves #dogsofinstagram #nashpoint
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Our stunning coastline #Dunraven to #Ogmore have to pinch ourselves at times to live in such beautiful surroundings. Thanks @gregbphoto_explores for this exceptional photo ❤️ #coast #glamorganheritagecoast #llantwitmajor #walescoastpath #coastline #geology #lovethisplace @southernwales @walescoastpath @visitwales
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#bloominglovelyvtc #llantwitmajor Vale Festival of Flowers
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#bloominglovelyvtc #llantwitmajor Vale Festival of Flowers
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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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Driftwood hiding in the pebbles #driftwood #beachfinds #pebbles #glamorganheritagecoast #valeofglamorgan
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Pebble art on the #GlamorganHeritageCoast how clever is this?
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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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