Bridgend County Borough Council
In Bridgend County, the pristine beaches and dunes of Porthcawl lie midway between Cardiff and Swansea, just 30 minutes from both cities along the M4. We’re proud to take sustainability seriously in Porthcawl. Blue flag beaches. Green flag parklands. Protected nature reserves. Geo certified gold courses. While visiting, embrace our open spaces. With 24 miles of coast path, 7 beaches and 2 nature reserves at Kenfig and Merthyr Mawr it’s easy to keep a safe distance.
We are dog friendly in Bridgend County! Your furry friend is welcome on a number of our seven beaches year-round, and many local businesses will be happy to see them too!
“We are delighted to work with Dogs Trust on this fantastic trail, boosting the local Porthcawl economy while benefiting a brilliant charity with well-established links locally.”