Porthcawl is a town and community on the south coast of Wales in the county borough of Bridgend, 25 miles (40 km) west of the capital city, Cardiff and 19 miles (31 km) southeast of Swansea. Situated on a low limestone headland on the South Wales coast, overlooking the Bristol Channel, Porthcawl developed as a coal port during the 19th century, but its trade was soon taken over by more rapidly developing ports such as Barry. Northwest of the town, in the dunes known as Kenfig Burrows, are hidden the last remnants of the town and Kenfig Castle, which were overwhelmed by sand about 1400.
Local authority: Bridgend Council
OS Grid Reference: SS827770
Tourist Information Centre
Old Police Station
Phone 01656 786 639
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Located in the coastal town of Porthcawl, south Wales, Bayside Guest House offers free WiFi access and free parking. Details...
Situated in the 12th century village of Newton in South Wales' popular holiday resort of Porthcawl, Blue Seas Bed and Breakfast offers limited free parking and free WiFi throughout. Details...
Featuring free WiFi, Newton cottage offers accommodation in Porthcawl. Free private parking is available on site. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain units have a seating area where you can relax. You will find a kettle in the room. Details...
Situated on Mary Street in Portcawl, the Brentwood Hotel is less than 5 minutes' walk from the beach and the promenade. This family-run hotel offers rooms with en suite bathrooms and TVs. Details...
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, St Sebastien Guest House offers accommodation in Porthcawl. Rooms are fitted with a TV with satellite channels. You will find a kettle in the room. Details...
On Porthcawl’s seafront, the Seabank Hotel is an AA 2-star rated property on the south Wales coast. Its en suite rooms are joined by a bar, restaurant and enjoy free parking and Wi-Fi. All rooms are centrally heated and have a bath or shower. Details...
The Barn is a welcoming, detached character cottage in the village of Ton Kenfig, near Porthcawl. This cottage sleeps up to four people. The cottage has a double bedroom, a ground floor bathroom, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area, sitting area and double sofa and a mezzanine sitting area with a Juliet balcony. Details...
Ty Maen is a charming annexe, attached to the owner?s home in Bryncethin near Bridgend in South Wales. The property has a king-size double bedroom and a ground floor bathroom and can sleep up to two people. There is also a sofa bed in the walk-in dressing room, which can accommodate a child. Details...
Darren House is a spacious, detached cottage in the village of Heol-y-Cyw, within driving distance of Bridgend and Cardiff. This cottage sleeps ten people in five bedrooms, consisting of one ground floor twin, three doubles and another twin, as well as two bathrooms. Details...
2 Cadle Mill Cottages is a picturesque, semi-detached cottage, situated in a peaceful little glade, just four miles from Swansea, and can sleep six people. The cottage has two king-size double bedrooms (one with an en-suite bathroom), a twin bedroom, a shower room, a ground floor basin and WC, a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with a woodburner. Details...
Bay View House is a wonderful, detached cottage that occupies a fantastic position overlooking the sea, in Lynmouth, Devon. The cottage has five bedrooms, four with en-suite facilities, and can sleep ten people. Details...
Enfield is a beautifully decorated, traditional terraced cottage set in the village of Porlock in north Somerset. With three bedrooms, one king-size double with an en-suite shower room, one double bedroom plus one second floor double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, this cottage can sleep six people. Details...