Located between Cardiff and Swansea, the town of Bridgend in Wales has a long history and fascinating culture. With a population of around forty thousand this town has come a long way over the past few decades. You can get around the town with ease and convenience, giving you plenty of opportunity to explore both the town and the surrounding areas with ease.
The history of the town is said to go back to before Roman times, with a number of prehistoric mounds having been discovered here. There is a Roman road here that is commonly known as 'Crack Hill'. Bridgend has been known as both an agricultural and a popular market town over the years. It was even home to a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War.
There are plenty of shopping opportunities that you can enjoy when you visit this market town, such as the Rhiw Shopping Centre, and a number of nearby out of town shopping areas. Although there is only one night club in the town, there are many pubs and restaurants to choose from if you are looking to enjoy some evening entertainment.
You will find a choice of accommodation such as hotels and bed & breakfast accommodations either in or close to this town, so you can enjoy a comfortable place to stay. There are a number of attractions in this area, so you can look forward to visiting the various places of interest in order to learn more about the history of the town and the surrounding area during your time here. The town has strong musical links, with many famous artists having performed here or even originated from here.