Accessed via the A48 south of Bridgend and voted one of the best places to live in Wales 2017, Cowbridge is a delightful market town that combines tradition with modern luxuries.
With a high street that boasts a mix of independent fashion boutiques, traditional country inns alongside national brands such as Waitrose; Cowbridge is certainly worth a visit during your stay in Swansea. We are also now recruiting cottages, apartments or townhouses in Cowbridge - get in touch for more information.
If you appreciate fashion, you will love Cowbridge. With over 18 clothes shops packed into the small high-street, you will find something for all ages and sexes.
Many of the businesses are independent, so you’re sure to find something unique, and with a number of tailors dotted along the road, you could even get something made to measure during your stay.
Jewellers, art galleries, wine merchants and a pottery shop are also nearby so if clothes aren’t your thing, have a wander!
Food & Drink
Alongside butchers, bakers, delicatessens and cake makers are many other local produce stores, so be sure to pick up an authentic taste of Wales during your visit.
If you get hungry or thirsty yourself, there are multiple options to choose from.
For such a small market town, Cowbridge is home to over 21 pubs and the Bear Hotel, and The Duke of Wellington are two of the more popular and more historic pubs on the high street.
Restaurants such as Bar 44, Oscars and The Market Place offer different dining options to suit all tastes and budgets, but as with the pubs, you are spoilt for choice, so why not wander around first until something takes your fancy?
Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show
If you’re visiting in August, why not pop down to the Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show? Held in Fonmon Castle Park a short drive away from Cowbridge, the show is a great day out for all the family and features over 200 trade stands and multiple competitions. A fun-filled day out for the whole family, with animal competitions, food and clothes stores and more.
More Events in Cowbridge
Cowbridge Farmers Market - 1st and 3rd Saturday of Every Month (except Dec & Jan) at Arthur John's Car Park CF71 7AB - More Info
Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival - Last Bank Holiday Weekend in May at Old Hall Gardens, Cowbridge - More Info
Vale of Glamorgan Walking Festival - Weekdays Before Last Bank Holiday Weekend in May, Organised by Charity Valeways - More Info