Bryngarw Christmas Opening Hours 2023

Enjoy Bryngarw Country Park over Christmas and the New Year. Our toilet facilities will be closed from Saturday 23rd December to Wednesday 27th December, re-opening as usual on Thursday 28th December. Our café and the toilet in our Visitor Centre will be open for use as normal over the festive period, apart from closure on …

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Bryngarw becomes part of National Forest for Wales

We are pleased to announce that Bryngarw Country Park is now a part of the National Forest for Wales, recognising our commitment to creating an exemplar woodland space. First Minister Mark Drakeford and Minister for Climate Change Julie James MS visited Bryngarw Country Park earlier this month to announce its new status. The National Forest, …

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What you can see in Bryngarw this Winter

There’s lots of amazing things to see in Bryngarw during the Winter months, look out for the following when you visit us: Festive Sights A bright splash of colour at this time of year, look out for the eye-catching red berries of the Holly tree as you wander around the park. Did you know, Holly …

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Take part in our Autumn Photo Competition

You’re invited to take part in Bryngarw Country Park’s Autumn Photo Competition for a chance to win a 4-5ft Christmas tree from B-Leaf! All you need to do is take a photo (or many) in the park between Monday 11th September and Thursday 30th November 2023, post in on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, tagging us …

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Eighth Green Flag for Bryngarw Country Park

Bryngarw Country Park has reached the high standard required to fly the coveted Green Flag for another year! The award is given to publicly accessible parks and green spaces that have achieved international standards in the areas of: a welcoming place; healthy, safe and secure; well maintained and clean; environmental management; biodiversity, landscape and heritage; …

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Take part in our Summer Photo Competition

You’re invited to take part in Bryngarw Country Park’s Summer Photo Competition for a chance to win a £10 voucher for Bryngarw Café! All you need to do is take a photo (or many) in the park between Saturday 1st July and Thursday 31st August 2023, post in on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, tagging us …

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Bridgend Green Gathering in Bryngarw Country Park

We are pleased to be hosting the Bridgend Green Gathering 2023 in Bryngarw Country Park on Friday 16th June. The gathering is a celebration of nature and well-being innovations across the borough. The event is open to anyone interested in supporting better health and well-being in local green and natural space. It is an opportunity …

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B-Leaf summer plants on sale from 24th May

Summer bedding plants and hanging baskets will be on sale at B-Leaf from Wednesday 24th May. A wide variety of plants, flowers, and shrubs will be on sale, as well as different sized pre-made hanging baskets. The 2023 price list is available to view online, and on B-Leaf social media channels. From Wednesday 24th May …

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Arborists to start tree safety work on Monday 27th March

As part of The Welsh Government and National Lottery Heritage Fund ‘The Woodland Investment Grant’ awarded in 2022, Arborists will be starting work on Monday 27th March to carrying out some tree safety along the pathways and roads into Bryngarw Country Park. They will be removing only dead, dying or dangerous branches above pathways and …

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Volunteers needed for woodland “bramble bashing”

We are in need of some volunteers to help us cut back some of the bramble to help our flowers flourish. The ranger-led session will take place on Thursday 16th February from 10.30am until 12.30pm. Unfortunately, bramble grows quickly in our woods, creating thick carpets which block sunlight and stop woodland wildflowers from growing. If …

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