Evenings and weekends
McArthur Glen Designer Outlet
The McArthur Glen Designer Outlet has about 90 shops selling discounted designer goods plus an Odeon cinema and a large food court, making it a great day out for all.
Ogmore and Southerndown Beaches
Ogmore beach is flanked by the dunes of Merthyr Mawr, great for the kids to play in. Southerndown is a lovely beach with high cliffs and popular with local surfers.
Bridgend is a shopper's paradise of old and new, happily winding its way through pedestrian only streets plus the Rhiw Shopping centre and some excellent Italian and Indian restaurants.
Cardiff has a whole spectrum of shopping experiences from charming Edwardian and Victorian arcades to ultra-modern shops plus plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars to stop and relax in.
Bridgend Recreation Centre
The centre has a large leisure pool complete with hydro-slide, wave machine and a Hydrogym, ideal if you want to get fit, learn to swim or enjoy family fun.