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Porthcawl

Porthcawl is an attractive seaside town close to Bridgend. Why not visit the funfair, or take a walk along the promenade? The fine beaches are popular with families and surfers alike.

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Sailing from: Porthcawl outer harbour wall [short walk from Porthcawl RNLI Lifeboat Station].

Postcode: CF36 4AP

Access: By road - M4 Junction 37/ A4229/ A4106 and follow signs to Harbour.

Car parking: Hillsboro Place car parks or alternatively on-street parking in town centre.

Public transport: Pyle (3 miles) or Bridgend (7 miles) Railway Stations. Local buses run by First Cymru Bus or taxi to harbour. Local bus stops: Porthcawl, Esplanade Hotel and Porthcawl, Lias Road (town centre).

Please use http://www.travelinesw.com/ to plan your journey.

Additional local information: Porthcawl Tourist Information Centre 01656 786639

 

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