Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Bridgend

Come and experience Bridgend and its history, culture and theater scene. Well known for its golfing, parks and mountain views, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Museum of Welsh Life and Castell Coch are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Bridgend

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bridgend a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Techniquest (18 mi / 28.9 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Treharris Park (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bridgend

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bridgend. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swansea Beach (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Tresilian Bay (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Rhondda Valley (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Aberavon Beach (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Trelai Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bridgend

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 12.7 mi (20.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Swansea (SWS), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bridgend Station, Wildmill Station and Sarn Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Bridgend?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 214 vacation rentals near Bridgend. From 101 Houses to 27 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bridgend for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bridgend?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bridgend. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bridgend Station: 566 vacation rentals
  • Wildmill Station: 603 vacation rentals
  • Tondu Station: 640 vacation rentals
  • Sarn Station: 638 vacation rentals
  • Swansea (WSS-Swansea Train Station): 774 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bridgend listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bridgend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 101 Houses in Bridgend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bridgend include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Cabins: 69 rentals available
  • Cottages: 69 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bridgend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Bridgend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.