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Bridgend is a town in Bridgend County Borough in Wales, 18-mile (29 km) west of the capital Cardiff and 20-mile (32 km) east of Swansea. The river crossed by the original bridge, which gave the town its name, is the River Ogmore, but the River Ewenny also passes to the south of the town.
There are numerous public houses and restaurants within the town centre. There is only one specific nightclub, Sax, although a few of the pubs double up as nightclubs or specifically create a nightclub atmosphere, notably Toms Bar ", "The Roof, The Phoenix and pub-cum-rock-club Hobo's.
Bryngarw Country Park is the largest (113 acres) Country Park in the Borough. It offers many amenity based areas including an adventure play area, barbecue and picnic areas, car park, cafe, visitor centre and toilets; as well as a patchwork of woodland, grassland and freshwater habitats.
Kenfig National Nature Reserve Glamorgan’s largest natural lake, Kenfig Pool, is set on the edge of this beautiful area, with spectacular views from Sker beach across Swansea Bay to the Gower. It is one of the finest Wildlife habitats in Wales and one of the last remnants of a huge dune system that once stretched along the coast of Southern Wales from the River Ogmore to the Gower peninsula. The reserve is home to unique wild orchids, as well as insects and wildlife. Kenfig is one of the most important sites in Britain for nature conservation.
Parc Slip Nature Reserve a unique environment of wetlands, woodlands and meadows at the Parc Slip Nature Park where there is a wealth of wildlife to see, whatever the season. After a century of coal mining on the site, the Wildlife Trust began to manage the land for nature in the late 1980s. Varied habitats have since been created and the park supports an increasing diversity of wildlife.