GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Bridgend Circular Walk

20 miles (32 km)

Starting at Ogmore Castle on the River Ogwr, follow this relativley flat route around the town of Bridgend.
To the south of the town you pass through the villages of Ogmore and Merthyr Mawr. Here you'll pass close to the lovely Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes which are worth a short detour from the route. The National Nature Reserve includes the 'Big Dipper', the highest dunein Wales.There's also the option of picking up the Wales Coast Path here and following it towards Porthcawl on our Porthcawl Coastal Walk.
To the north of the town you can visit Bryngarw Country Park. There's great walking trails here taking you to woodland, gardens, and an ornamental lake.

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Bridgend Circular Walk OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Bridgend Circular Walk Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Bridgend

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes Walk - This walk visits the lovely Merthyr Mawr Warren National Nature Reserve on the South Wales coast
  • Bryngarw Country Park - This 120 acre country park is situated on the River Garw just north of Bridgend
  • Porthcawl Coastal Walk - A walk from Porthcawl to Ogmore along a lovely section of the Wales Coast Path
  • Kenfig Nature Reserve - A lovely coastal walk around this national nature reservenear Porthcawl,Bridgend
  • Margam Country Park - This large country park includes the magnificent Margam Castle, an 18th Century Orangery with ornamental gardens and a Deer Park, all set within1000 acres of beautiful countryside


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Ogmore Castle

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Bridge on the River Ogwr, Aberkenfig

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Llantrisant Glamorgan

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Coychurch Stream

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GPS Files

GPX File

Bridgend Circular Walk.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Bridgend Circular Walk.mmo (right click - 'Save As')