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The seaside resort of Porthcawl in South Wales is one of the most popular destinations for vacations and day trips in Wales. With its fairground, donkey rides and fish and chip shops, the town takes you back to the hay-days of British tourism. There is never a dull moment in Porthcawl, with plenty to keep children of all ages occupied. The rugged coastline is popular with walkers and there are events throughout the year which attract thousands of fun-loving tourists and locals alike.
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Popular Rental Amenities in Porthcawl
Our search page's filters will help you find the perfect rental in Porthcawl. Porthcawl is the right spot to book a property if you can't imagine a vacation without internet or you want to tune out with some TV time, as the most frequently offered features are "Internet" and "TV." Three features that are not typical are "Sauna," "Hot tub," and "Grill."
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The Weather in Porthcawl
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You can see our climate diagram above. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 68°. However, temperatures can go lower than 37° in Porthcawl in February. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is April.
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Accommodations for your vacation in Porthcawl
Users who are interested in resorts in Porthcawl will have a lot of options to choose from, as they are the most typical accommodation type in this destination. In addition, these accommodations have a median size of 210 ft² as well as cost, on average, $144 per night. Furthermore, these properties are a great option for 7 as that is the average number of people resorts can welcome in Porthcawl. If you would prefer to compare a different accommodation type, you may want to consider cottage, which are the second most typical accommodation option in Porthcawl. Our data reveals that the average price of cottage is $203 a night for an area of 1,430 ft².
What are the best activities for families in Porthcawl?
Porthcawl children's attractions
Trecco Bay is a vacation park within short walking distance of Coney Beach. It is home to some of the best children's attractions in the area, icluding Jungle Jim's (an indoor play center) and Splashland, complete with large slides and an area for younger children. There are amusements and bowling as well as indoor dodgems and eateries. Surfing is also very popular in the area.
What are the benefits of self-catering in Porthcawl?
Go traditional with fish and chips and hand-made doughnuts
Self-catering in Porthcawl is very simple. The main store in the town itself is a large Cooperative supermarket which will supply everything you could need. There are also a huge variety of places to eat around the town and surrounding area from fish and chip shops to indian and italian restaurants. The town also has a bakery and a number of small coffee shops.
What are the must-see attractions in Porthcawl?
Popular attractions in Porthcawl
Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Coney Beach Pleasure Park has been around since 1920 and operates from the end of February each year until the beginning of November. It boasts a number of fairground rides and indoor amusements which are open throughout the year. It is located at the center of the tourist hub in Porthcawl and leads directly onto Coney Island Beach.
The Grand Pavilion plays host to a number of events over the course of the year including pantomime, during the winter period, and well-known comedians as well as performances from musicians covering all genres.
Margam Country Park
Margam Country Park is located just 15 minutes away from Porthcawl. The Park features a small farm, two large play areas and miles of beautiful landscape popular with walkers and cyclists.
The castle at Margam Park is more of a manor house and has been used as a backdrop for a number of TV shows including Da Vinci's Demons. It is located at the heart of Margam Country Park and is surrounded by gardens and an orangery.
Kenfig Pool is part of the Kenfig Dunes National Nature Reserve and is a haven for wildlife set in some 70 acres. Located just 3.4 miles from Porthcawl, it is a lovely place to visit for a walk among the wildlife of South Wales.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Porthcawl?
The average nightly price for vacation rentals in Porthcawl is $50.
How many vacation rentals are available to book in Porthcawl?
There are currently 142 vacation homes in Porthcawl to browse and book for your next trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation homes in Porthcawl?
If you're looking to book a vacation rental in Porthcawl, the most common amenities others search for are houses with Internet, TV, and Fishing.
How many vacation rentals are in Porthcawl?
Porthcawl has 142 Resorts and Cottage on offer to rent.
Are pets allowed in vacation rentals in Porthcawl?
If traveling with a dog in Porthcawl, 18% of vacation rentals allow pets.
What's the best time of year to travel to Porthcawl?
Porthcawl has its warmest time of year around July and August, with average nightly prices being around $50.
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