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Tel code: 01656 | code search
Postcode: CF32 | code search
Population: 1400
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Mackworth Arms
"Just happened to be passing and had not prebooked.Despite it obviously being busy we were given a table immediately.Food plentiful, very hot and delivered quite promptly after ordering.We were made ..." More

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Laleston village is two miles from Bridgend. Travelling from the east gives a choice of routes either via M4 junction 35 (possibly stopping at the retail park with its outlet stores) but a prettier route would be the B4265 through the picturesque villages of Wick and St Brides Major - perhaps stopping for a seaside lunch at Porthcawl en route. Laleston itself is famed for its hospitality and hostelries but the local legend still serves as a warning against dishonest greed! It tells of a man who collapsed outside the Mackworth Arms. The landlord gave a stiff brandy to him, thus allowing him to continue. Sadly he was overcome again outside the Bell Inn, Again a landlord came out and administered a brandy. Shortly after this he relapsed as he walked past the Oystercatcher Inn. This landlord came out with a bucket of water and threw it over him. It obviously worked as he was last seen fleeing the village. Today tourists can enjoy the historic grade II* listed Great House originally built in 1586 for Sir Robert Sidney Earl of Leicester now a luxurious hotel and restaurant This area has many charms; why not check it out for yourself?

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Mackworth Arms
The Oystercatcher

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Sultan Emperor

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Bridgend Christian School

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Great House (0.02 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 House (1.69 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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Hazelwood Guest House (1.69 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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Wyndham Arms (1.81 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 (1.94 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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The New Inn Guest House (2.08 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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Best Western Heronston Hotel and Spa (2.11 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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Ewenny Farm Guest House (2.17 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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Ballas Farm Country Guest House (2.40 miles)

Ballas Farm Country Guest House
Standing in its own grounds Ballas Farm Country Guest House, is set in eight and a half acres of beautiful pasture and woodland. Assisted by family, Liz Hopkins welcomes guests to enjoy, relax and unwind ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Bridgend Central (2.63 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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