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Penarth - South WalesPenarth lies in Glamorgan, now represented by the three preserved counties of West Glamorgan, Mid Glamorgan and South Glamorgan in South Wales. The county falls into several distinct regions with the industrial valleys, the agricultural Vale of Glamorgan, and the very scenic Gower peninsula. The south of the county lies on the Bristol Channel and extends west to Carmarthen Bay. Attractions in the region include historic castles to explore, the rich culture and heritage of the South Wales Valleys, stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons and Vale of Usk, breathtaking walks along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast and the delights of the capital city of Wales, Cardiff.

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Attractions Welsh Hawking Centre, Weycock Road, Barry, South Glamorgan, CF62 3AA. Tel: 01446 734687. Normally open daily throughout the year, except Christmas Day. 200 Bird of Prey - Eagles, Owls, Hawks, Falcons and Buzzards as well as lambs, calves, rabbits and chicks. Picnic Tables, Free Car Park, Gift Shop, Cafe. About 6 miles west of Penarth.
Welsh Hawking Centre

Attractions Vale Of Glamorgan Railway, Barry Island Railway Station, Barry Island, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF62 5TH. Tel: (01446) 748816. Trains run from Barry Island, to Hood Road for the waterfront, or Woodham Halt for the Heritage Skills centre. Trains also run to Plymouth Road for the engine shed and museum displays. Barry Island Buffet & shop. www.valeofglamorganrailway.co.uk. Location: About 4 miles west of Penarth

Vale Of Glamorgan Railway

Attractions Cosmeston Lakes, Country Park & Cosmeston Medieval Village. Over 100 hectares of land and water, being designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The village consists of reconstructed 14th Century medieval buildings, gardens. It includes rare breeds and a small museum. About 2 miles south of Penarth .

Cosmeston Lakes, Country Park & Cosmeston Medieval Village

Attractions Turner House Gallery, Plymouth Road, Penarth, CF64 3DM. Tel: 029 2070 8870. Turner House Gallery, built in 1888, displays temporary art exhibitions. Location: In the centre of Penarth.

Turner House Gallery

Attractions Penarth Pier, Briar Bank Studios, 10 Beach Road, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan. CF64 1JX. Tel: 02920 711462. Proposals are in place to develop the pier into a multi functional building. (2006). www.penarthpier.com. Location: In the centre of Penarth.

Attractions The Cardiff Waterbus. Tel: 07940 142409. The Waterbus operates everyday in Cardiff Bay giving visitors to Cardiff's waterfront a unique view of Cardiff from the water. The Waterbus sails daily between Penarth, Cardiff's waterfront and the City Centre. www.cardiffcats.com. Location: Around Cardiff and also in Penarth.

The Cardiff Waterbus

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