Events and Activities

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

 

Book a Place:

To book a place please contact:

  • 02920701678

 

Enchanted Elves and Fanta-stick Fairies with Sticks & Stones + Nature's Little Adventures

Glamorgan Heritage Coast Centre

  • Sunday 25 July,  10.00am - 11.30am and 12.30pm - 2.00pm

 

Hunt for signs of elves and fairies in the woods, create your own woodland fairy or elf, build a tiny den and make miniature, magical meals in the mud kitchen. 

 

Age: 3 - 8 years with adult

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.

Enchanted Elves and Fanta-stick Fairies with Sticks & Stones + Nature's Little Adventures

Glamorgan Heritage Coast Centre

  • Monday 26 July, 10.00am - 11.30am and 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Hunt for signs of elves and fairies in the woods, create your own woodland fairy or elf, build a tiny den and make miniature, magical meals in the mud kitchen. 

 

Age: 3 - 8 years with adult

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.

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Drumming workshop - with Children's Musical Adventures

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Monday 26 July, 10.00am - 11.00am and 11.15am - 12.15pm

 

Samba fun for all ages, come and enjoy a workshop exploring drumming and rhythms inspired by South America…no previous experience required!

 

Age: Suitable for all ages 

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.

Pilates

Family Pilates and Mindfulness with Fran Healer

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Friday 30 July, 10.00am - 12.00pm and 1.00pm - 3.00pm

 

A mix of Family Pilates and a fun mindful eating and quiz session for families

 

Age: Suitable for all ages - Family activity

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.

Woodland activities

Would you survive? with Sticks & Stones with Nature's Little Adventures

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Sunday 01 August, 10.00am - 11.30am and 12.30pm - 2.00pm

 

Would you survive?Imagine you are lost in the wood and need to find ways to survive. Can you make a den? Can you light a fire? And can you summon help?

 

Age: 7 - 11 years with adult

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.

Woodland activities

Would you survive? with Sticks & Stones with Nature's Little Adventures

Porthkerry Country Park

  • Monday 02 August, 10.00am - 11.30am and 12.30pm - 2.00pm

 

Would you survive? Imagine you are lost in the wood and need to find ways to survive. Can you make a den? Can you light a fire? And can you summon help?

 

Age: 7 - 11 years with adult

Cost: Free

 

Sessions must be pre-booked.


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.

 


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Walking 

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.


Cyclists

Cycling

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.


Sea-swimmers

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.