Facing westwards out to the Atlantic and stretching between Llantwit Major and Ogmore-by-Sea, discover the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, while on holiday in and around Glamorgan. The only international airport in Wales, Cardiff International Airport, is located in Rhoose, which is in the south of the county.
Cowbridge is one of few medieval walled towns in Wales with substantial portions of the walls still standing. With many inns including the Bear Hotel, Duke of Wellington and the Horse and Groom the town is home to Cowbridge RFC and the Cowbridge Cricket Club which first played in 1840. Cowbridge is a market town approximately 7 miles west of Cardiff. Twinned with Clisson in the Loire the town lies on the site of a Roman settlement with the present town hall dating as far back as the Elizabethan era.
Penarth is the Vale's first Fairtrade town, is one of the most affluent areas to visit while on your holiday in Glamorgan. Its traditional seafront continues to be a regular Vale summer holiday destination with many attractions including the surviving Victorian and Edwardian architectures located in the traditional parts of the town and the 1930 Penarth Pier with its art deco pavilion. The town and seaside resort is located on the top of cliffs on the north shore of the Severn Estuary. Landmarks and attractions include Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and the Cosmeston Medieval Village.