Porthcawl is a seaside resort town located in Mid Glamorgan, Wales. The town has a rich history dating back to the 19th century when it was a small fishing village. Today, Porthcawl is known for its beautiful beaches and wide range of events that take place throughout the year.
One of the main attractions in Porthcawl is its three sandy beaches - Rest Bay, Trecco Bay and Sandy Bay. These beaches offer visitors stunning views and plenty of opportunities for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. The town also boasts a number of shops, cafes and restaurants where visitors can relax after their time on the beach.
Throughout the year, Porthcawl hosts a variety of events including its famous Elvis Festival which attracts thousands of fans from all over the world. Other events include the annual carnival, jazz festival and Christmas lights switch-on. Whether you're looking to soak up some sun or enjoy some local culture, Porthcawl has something for everyone.