Porthcawl Holidays |

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The seaside town of Porthcawl sits along the western tip of Wales’ heritage coast and is a popular destination, largely due to its traditional charm. Holidays in Porthcawl place you nearby several sandy beaches and an impressive promenade further adding to its appeal as a holiday destination.

One of the first things to do when on a Porthcawl holiday is to explore the local beaches and you’re not short of choice. Whether you’re looking for a traditional bucket-and-spade break or trying to catch some waves, Porthcawl has something for everyone. Rest Bay, Coney beach and Newton beach are some of the most popular with surfers in the area, while both Trecco Bay and Sandy Bay are closer to the town centre and are traditionally more popular with families. Newton Bay is a long sand and rock beach which is backed by both the Merthyr Mawr and Newton Burrows sand dunes.

Porthcawl Grand Pavilion regularly hosts shows ranging from musical performances to stand-up comedy with plenty in-between. Why not combine your holiday in Porthcawl with a visit to one of these? The town even hosts the ‘Elvies’ where thousands of Elvis Presley fans head to the town for a one of a kind celebration of the iconic singers life.

For lovers of golf, head to Royal Porthcawl Golf Club that has been described as ‘one of the twelve finest courses in the world’ by a leading writer on golf. Several top events have been held at the course over the years including the European Team Championships and The Walker Cup, why not follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s top players and play your way around the course.

Perfectly placed between Cardiff and Swansea, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. A seaside break with all its quintessentially British qualities and two major UK cities nearby, offering a faster pace of entertainment in contrast to the relaxing break Porthcawl can offer. Cardiff is an historic city that is only 30 miles away from Porthcawl with plenty to see and do including the beautiful Cardiff Bay and imposing Millennium Stadium. Swansea is just under 20 miles away and the place to go to add some culture to your Porthcawl holiday, with the city being the birthplace of famous poet Dylan Thomas.

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