Local attractions

Limpert Bay:

A short walk from the cottage takes you to Limpert Bay on the Jurassic Coast - great for sea bass fishing! Dogs are welcome all year round.

Vale of Glamorgan Heritage Coast:

This is an unspoilt section of the protected Heritage Coastline and has dramatic plunging cliffs and tiny secluded coves - wonderful scenic walking, cycling or just relax and enjoy the views!

Vale of Glamorgan:

The beautiful Vale of Glamorgan has so much to offer - outdoor activities galore including golf, horse riding and superb walks - rolling hills, wooded valleys, legendary villages, historic towns, ancient churches and medieval castles. There are beautiful gardens including Dyffryn House (open all year) and for the wine lovers amongst us Llanerch Vineyard, Wales' oldest vineyard, both close to Cowbridge.


The vibrant capital city is just 15 miles away from Gileston with unique attractions, top class entertainment and quality shopping with a difference. Innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings and Cardiff Bay offers entertainment for everyone. Pebbles is an ideal place to stay if attending sports events at the Principality Stadium. There are local bus and train routes into the city centre.

Local attractions

Cowbridge, Llantwit Major:

There are lots of excellent restaurants and pubs within a short drive of the Pebbles as well as stylish Cowbridge - known as the Bond Street of Wales with its boutique shops - and historic town of Llantwit Major. Within an easy 20 minutes drive is Southerndown , overlooking Dunraven Bay (used as a location for filming Dr Who) where there is a Heritage Coast Centre.

Ogmore by Sea is a small village fantastic for walking with wonderful views from the Coastal Path. In the prettiest setting by the side of a river crossed via stepping stones is ruined Ogmore Castle - a lovely picnic spot or enjoy a meal or a drink at the ancient Pelican Inn.

Local Pubs:

The Blue Anchor dates back to 1320 and can be reached by car or a 45 minutes walk along the coastal path. Numerous other pubs are dotted around the Vale, serving local ales and excellent meals. The Highwayman is a recently refurbished restaurant with super meals and a lovely atmosphere.