The county borough of Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) is in southern Wales, in the United Kingdom. Its capital is the town of Bridgend.
The county offers country parks being the largest Bryngarw Country Park - a Grade II listed Historic Park and Garden. Along the Bristol Channel there is Porthcawl, a holiday resort.
Population: approximately 145 thousand residents
Other places: Maesteg, Porthcawl
Main attractions: Ogmore Castle (Grade I listed castle ruin), Bryngarw Country Park, Margam Country Park, Margam Castle, Jump Jam Trampoline Park,
Nearest Airports: Cardiff Airport (CWL - Maes Awyr Caerdydd)