Activities and Attractions
Tourist Information Tel: 01656 786639
Royal Porthcawl Golf Club Tel: 01656 782251
The club was once described as ‘one of the twelve finest courses in the world’ and is a regular host of some of the most prestigious tournaments in the golfing calendar.
Grove Golf Club Tel: 01656 788771
This popular 18 hole course nestles in rolling countryside with spectacular views across the Bristol Channel.
Southerndown Golf Club Tel: 01656 880476
Famous for its year round golf and natural conditions.
Pyle and Kenfig Golf Club Tel: 01656 783093
Just 5 minutes from the Seabank Hotel, this 24 hole course lies in sand dunes next to Kenfig Nature Reserve.
Porthcawl Grand Pavilion Tel:01656 815995 (Box Office)
Built in 1932, The Grand Pavilion, with its octagonal dome and striking frontage dominates the Porthcawl seafront and is one of the area’s top entertainment venues, with a range of top-class entertainment including comedy, musicals and theatrical productions.
Porthcawl Museum Tel:01656 788853
The Porthcawl Museum traces the history of Porthcawl and area and features a changing exhibition of local art as well as mementoes of WWII, old photographs, and Victoriana. The museum is housed in the Old Police Station, built in 1877 and home to local police force until 1974. The charge room used by the police now houses the local Tourist Information Centre.
Kenfig National Nature Reserve Tel: 01656 743386
Situated just 10 minutes from Porthcawl at Kenfig Pool, Glamorgan’s largest lake, Kenfig is home to many endangered animals and plants including the rare Fen Orchid.
Ocean Quest Tel: 01656 783310
South Wales’ premier water sports facility offers tuition in a range of watersports, including scuba diving and kayaking.
Outdoor Activity Centre Tel: 01656 782300
The centre provides facilities for all ages and abilities.
Coney Beach Amusement Park Tel: 01656 788911
Established for over 90 years, Coney Beach was modelled on New York’s Coney Island and offers many facilities including rides, restaurants, cafés, arcades and shops. The amusement park is on the edge of a sandy beach, where there are trampolines and donkey rides.
Millennium Stadium Tel:0870 013 8600
Cardiff’s superb stadium is just 35 minutes’ away and hosts spectacular sporting and musical events.