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About the area

Thinking of a holiday to Porthcawl?

Find out what Porthcawl has to offer

Whether you are looking for the excitement of water sports or a relaxing family break on the beach then Porthcawl is the place for you. With so many activities to choose from, there's definitely something for everyone. Choose from a quiet walk along the seafront, building sandcastles on the beach, dining in one of the many restaurants or taking up a new sport - start planning your Porthcawl stay now!

An aerial view of a town by the sea
Surf Point

Porthcawl is one of the most popular locations for surfing in Wales. 

There are a number of great beaches (including Blue Flag awarded beaches) in and around the area, so check out Rest Bay and Coney Beach for the surf! 


Enjoy the fresh air and stunning views while you tee off around a Championship golf course or take a lesson from a pro and touch up on aspects of your game.

There's a course for everyone to enjoy in Porthcawl.⁠

Golfer hitting golf
Bicycling by the Sea


Cycling in and around Porthcawl is a great way to stay active and spend quality time together.  So come along for an adventure and explore the local routes!


Love to walk? Scenic views, rare wildlife and stunning sunsets are just some of the great reasons to walk the Wales Coast Path.

costal path overlooking the green common with surfers in the sea in the background
A rocky beach with blue water


There are 7 different beaches in Porthcawl and each one has something different to offer. From the busy, family-oriented entertainment of Sandy Bay to the unique pink rocks of Pink Bay. You can try surfing, sunbathing, or swimming at one of the two blue flag beaches.

Kenfig Nature Reserve

Kenfig National Nature Reserve is a hidden gem of sand dunes surrounded by a variety of Fenn orchids, exuding fragrant yellow gorse flowers, uniquely found here and on the coast of Brittany

A lake at a nature reserve with a swan in the middle and a tree to the left
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