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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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Fancy exploring the #GlamorganHeritageCoast this weekend? Weather forecast is 🌞 Perfect walking weather. Just had a cancellation so spaces up for grabs on our #Free guided walk with @christywydd_welshweatherman exploring the #Coast&Lighthouse walk. #WarmUp session with Heini. Welcome by local #Historian, entertainment by a #MaleVoiceChoir. #Pint at the pub Sounds like the perfect way to spend this beautiful May weekend. Book through www.visitthevale.com or DM an we'll send a link #Ploughandharrowpub #Lighthouse #Coast @walescoastpath @visitwales Fab photo by @neil_holman of our last #10DaysInMay walk 😍
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Did someone say Camping? Book your camping adventures in the Vale and enjoy great outdoor fun with your family and friends. www.visitthevale.com #camping #camp #campinglife #Glamorganheritagecoast #greatoutdoors #adventure #wanderlust #travelgram #backpacking
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visitthevale #10DaysInMay #Walking event in May kicks off this Sunday. 10 guided walks of our 10 #ValeTrails by @christywydd_welshweatherman Everything you need to know can be found on www.visitthevale.com/events Fancy joining us? We'd love to invite adventurers, writers and outdoor enthusiasts. Get in touch tourism@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk 😊 @walescoastpath @walesdotcom @wales_on_my_doorstep @walesonline @walesonline @bucketlistwales @wales.explorers @walesandtheworld laura_loves_wales @cardiff_wales_snappers @discovercymru @yourwales @hikingwales @capture.wales @walking.wales @wildtrailswales @happywelshfeet @welshadventurer_ @welshgirl_adventures @musotravels @amy_john1 @yayamypay @walesandtheworld @derektheweather @ruthwignal @girl.onthetrail @explorewithed @this.girlwalks @thehappydaystravels @pipsays @phoebersmith @cardiffmummysays @jessieannlewis @wemadethislife @welshcakesandwellingtons #10DaysInMay #Walking #Coast #Photography #adventure #GlamorganHeritageCoast #WalesCoastPath
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Registration is now open for our #ValeTrails #10DaysinMay guided walking festival. www.visitthevale.com/events Let us inspire you. Take a look at one of our stunning walks... #walking #guidedwalks #glamorganheritagecoast #WalesCoastPath #valetrails #coast #countryside #beach #cliffs
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So excited to announce our #10DaysInMay #Walking event in May. 10 guided walks of our 10 #ValeTrails by @christywydd_welshweatherman Everything you need to know can be found on www.visitthevale.com/events Fancy joining us? We'd love to invite adventurers, writers and outdoor enthusiasts. Get in touch tourism@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk 😊 @walescoastpath @walesdotcom @wales_on_my_doorstep @walesonline @walesonline @bucketlistwales @wales.explorers @walesandtheworld @laura_loves_wales @cardiff_wales_snappers @discovercymru @yourwales @hikingwales @capture.wales @walking.wales @wildtrailswales @happywelshfeet @welshadventurer_ @welshgirl_adventures @musotravels @amy_john1 @yayamypay @walesandtheworld @derektheweather @ruthwignal @girl.onthetrail @explorewithed @this.girlwalks @thehappydaystravels @pipsays @phoebersmith @cardiffmummysays @jessieannlewis @wemadethislife @welshcakesandwellingtons #10DaysInMay #Walking #Coast #Photography #adventure #GlamorganHeritageCoast #WalesCoastPath
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A beautiful moody shot of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast from Itay Kaplan @itkapp #glamorganheritagecoast #valeofglamorgan
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#christmascountdown All ready for Christmas. #llantwitmajor #ShopLocal https://www.visitthevale.com/towns/llantwit-major-the-glamorgan-heritage-coast
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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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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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