Atlantic College was one of the first nine inshore lifeboat stations to be established by the RNLI. Experimental work on the development of fast inshore rescue boats was carried out Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Vale of Glamorgan
Heading to Vale of Glamorgan and looking for something to do or a place to visit nearby. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Vale of Glamorgan coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
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Finding the best things to see and do on a Vale of Glamorgan day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, to find the closest hit the jump to my location compass or use the search bar to plan where your next Vale of Glamorgan activity could be.
The Amelia Trust Farm is set in beautiful countryside near Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. A working farm, it was established to support and educate disadvantaged young people. Here Read more [...]
Dunraven Castle was actually a fortified mansion built in 1803 near Southerndown on the South Wales coast. This is on the headland overlooking Dunraven Bay and is a spectacular location. The castle is Read more [...]
The Welsh Hawking Centre in Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan is where you can get up close to over 200 birds of prey. It enjoys a lovely location, situated Read more [...]
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park is a country park open to the public located between Penarth and Sully in the Vale of Glamorgan. Enjoy nearly 250 acres of Lakeland, woodland and Read more [...]
Two circular towers were built each with massive walls and a stone gallery. The eastern, or high lighthouse being 37 metres high and the western or low lighthouse 25 metres Read more [...]
Dyffryn Gardens are located near the villages of Dyffryn and St Nicholas in the Vale of Glamorgan. They are a collection of botanical gardens run by the National Trust and Read more [...]
Fonmon Castle is medieval castle near the village of Fonmon in the Vale of Glamorgan. It was built around 1200 by the St John family and has only changed hands Read more [...]
The Glamorgan Heritage Coast Centre at Dunraven Park in Southerndown is where you can find out anything you want to know about the Glamorgan coastline. The centre contains a small Read more [...]
Penarth lifeboat station established in 1861 and now operates two inshore lifeboats. Station is only open by appointment, no shop.
Porthkerry Country Park is located on the western side of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan. The park consists of 220 acres of extensive woodland and meadowland in a sheltered Read more [...]
Penarth Pier is one of the last remaining Victorian piers in Wales. The pier opened in February 1895 and the original structure was of cast iron with a timber deck. Read more [...]