Events and Activities

Information on events and activities taking place at locations across the Vale of Glamorgan's Coast and Countryside.


Cosmeston Night Vision

Ghostly Goings On


October 29, 30, 31 2017

Come along to Cosmeston Medieval Village for a tour with a difference. Hear all about paranormal activity that has been witnessed by staff and paranormal investigation teams like UK Ghost Hunts and the South Wales Paranormal Research. What secrets will be revealed about the people who used to live here? Are you brave enough to book onto a tour?


Tour time 3pm (tour will last 45-60minutes)


Cost: £7.50 per person (pre-paid booking only)

Suitable for: Advisory notice, children may be frightened and must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-paid: booking essential due to limited spaces


Please arrive at the Medieval Village 15 minutes before your tour time to register.


Please contact the Reception to make a booking

  • Call Reception to book: 02920701678 



Spooky Halloween Tales

October 29, 30, 31 2017

Halloween returns to Cosmeston Medieval Village on October 29, 30 and  31


The Children’s Halloween tour will run at 10:30am only. (tour will last 45-60minutes)


On these days only the bravest will be granted access to search and discover the spooky tales of Old Cosmeston Village. Children will be led on an atmospheric tour as they discover All Hallows Eve has come.


Cost £5 per child (pre-paid booking only)

All children must be accompanied by an adult

Suitable for all the family

Pre-paid: booking essential due to limited spaces


Please contact the Reception to book your visit into the unknown

Please arrive at the Medieval Village 15 minutes before your tour time to register.

  • Please contact reception to book: 02920701678


Group of nordic walkers with their walking poles

Age Cymru, Nordic Walking Courses

Age Cymru offers regular Nordic Walking courses at Cosmeston Lakes for the over 50s. The courses are run over five consecutive weeks, each session lasting approximately two hours. Days and times vary according to demand. All poles are supplied for the course. 


The sessions give an opportunity to try out some of the techniques in this fast growing and enjoyable form of exercise.


  • 07986 868872


With a variety of woodlands, beaches and commons there are plenty of places to explore by foot across our countryside and coastal areas. Pop into one of our visitor centres for walking guides, orienteering routes, maps and nature trails.



The Glamorgan Heritage Coast is now easily accessible for cyclists along the road from Cardiff to Bridgend. You can also take a ride through our country parks and explore the nature and wildlife along the way.


Water Sports

With 14 miles of coastline, it’s no wonder that the water is a hot spot for locals and visitors alike. Visit the Heritage Coast Centre or Cosmeston Lakes for more information about surfing, kayaking, diving, paddle boarding and windsurfing.





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