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Cowbridge (Welsh: Y Bont-faen) is a market town in Glamorgan.


The surround area, part of the Vale of Glamorgan includes many small villages and settlements including Peterston-Super-Ely, Bonvilston and Hensol.

Get in[edit]

A few miles south of the M4, on the A48 between Cardiff and Bridgend, which are the two closest rail stations.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Cowbridge Town Hall. Dating back as far as the Elizabethan era, served as a prison until 1830 Cowbridge Town Hall on Wikipedia Q15211886 on Wikidata
  • 2 Cowbridge Physic Garden. Herbal garden created in 2004 with high stone walls, parts of which date to the 13th century. Cowbridge Physic Garden on Wikipedia Q5179613 on Wikidata
  • 3 St Quintins Castle. St Quintins Castle on Wikipedia Q7595410 on Wikidata




Surrounding area[edit]


Surrounding area[edit]

  • Sportsmans RestPeterston-Super-Ely. Country pub
  • The Three HorseshoesPeterston-Super-Ely. Country Pub
  • The Red LionBonvilston.
  • The Old PostA48, Bonvilston.


Surrounding area[edit]

  • 2 The Vale Resort (Vale of Glamorgan Hotel), Hensol Park (near Hensol),  +44 1443 667 800. Luxury hotel in the rural vale close to the M4 (2 minutes away). £££.


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