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The unique rural village of Ewenny sits in the vale of Glamorgan just south of Bridgend, on the edge of the Ewenny River. The highlight of the village is Ewenny Priory and Church, widely regarded as one of the finest fortified religious buildings in Britain. The village is also the home of Ewenny Pottery founded in 1610. It is the oldest working pottery in Wales, run by one family for over seven generation, it has continued in its tradition of making beautiful hand thrown glazed earthenware pottery for use in the home. Close to Ewenny Priory is an area of land known as White Lady’s meadow and White Lady’s Lane. It is believed that the area was haunted by a Lady’s ghost. It is suggested this could have been in connection with her not disclosing the location of hidden treasure. There is a similarity in this story and one at Ogmore Castle. As these two locations are close to each other, it could be the same story and the same ghost. The nearby Coed-y-Bwl nature reserve established in 1971 has around a quarter of a million ‘wild’ daffodils.A Roman bridge is situated near the reserve. Perfect spots for picnics!

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Ewenny Farm Guest House (0.20 miles)

Ewenny Farm Guest House

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Nestling within 2 acres of heritage parkland and close to magnificent beaches, this guest house enjoys a superb location, with the River Ewenny flowing through its grounds. The guest house offers holidaymakers ... More

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Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa (0.50 miles)

Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa

This beautifully refurbished modern hotel makes an ideal venue for business or pleasure. It is ideally located just two miles from the dramatic Heritage coastline, minutes from sandy beaches. A short drive to the vibrant ... More | visit website

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The New Inn Guest House (0.66 miles)

The New Inn Guest House
The New Inn Guest House is situated in the historic town of Bridgend, being just 3 miles from the coast and the picturesque Vale of Glamorgan. The New Inn Guest House is a recently converted nineteenth ... More | visit website
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Wyndham Arms (1.49 miles)

Wyndham Arms

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Bridgend is conveniently located mid way between Cardiff and Swansea, just a few kilometres from the south Wales coast. Boasting the ‘Welsh Margate’ in Porthcawl, it offers all of the ... More

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Alexandra Guest House (1.75 miles)

Alexandra Guest House
Alexandra Guest House has been providing quality accommodation for over 25 years right in the heart of Bridgend town. Ideally placed within a 2 minute walk of the town's centre, bus station and train station. ... More | visit website
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Great House (2.35 miles)

Great House
Originating from around 1550, The Great House is a grade II* listed building and is believed to have been a gift from Queen Elizabeth 1 to the Earl of Leicester and used as a hunting ... More | visit website
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Hazelwood Guest House (2.36 miles)

Hazelwood Guest House
Built to Gold Business Standard and having recived our four star rating, our guest house offers accommodation in six spacious en-suite bedrooms, a discrete dining room and a lounge area housed in the conservatory. Residents ... More | visit website
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Hazelwood House (2.36 miles)

Hazelwood House

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Welcome to Hazelwood House, Bridgend only purpose built guest house. Built to Gold Business Standard in 2008 and with a four star rating tourist board rating, our guest house offers ... More

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Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel (2.76 miles)

Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel

You'll feel like you've taken a step back into traditional country life when you escape to this romantic refuge in the heart of scenic Wales. Set in 17 acres of beautiful woodlands, Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Bridgend Central (3.14 miles)

Premier Inn Bridgend Central
Ideally situated for shops and local amenities, within easy reach of the M4 and for great shopping this hotel is near to McArthur Glen designer outlet. Our Bridgend Central Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website

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