Out & About

The Local Area

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Gileston Manor located in the Vale of Glamorgan, is within easy reach of an abundance of attractions including the capital city, Cardiff, many of Wales’s historical castles and places of interest and the outstanding beauty of the Glamorgan Heritage coast.

Easily reachable from the M4 and just minutes from Cardiff airport, the Manor is perfectly located for weekend breaks or longer holidays.  Whether you want to walk along the coast or countryside, explore the many historical sites or visit Cardiff and the bay for shopping, a sports event, theatre or to partake of the many bars and restaurants.

The village of Gileston

The village of Gileston itself its picture post card pretty and boasts one of the last remaining red telephone boxes a number of self-catering cottages and B&Bs. 

Just a 10 minute walk from Gileston Manor, through the village is Limpert Bay, attached to Breaksea Point which is the most southernly point in Wales.   The beach is mainly pebble and offers magnificent views across the Bristol Channel to  Exmoor and Minehead. 

Limpert Bay

The Vale of Glamorgan

The Vale of Glamorgan Tourism department has devised a number of Vale Trails around the coast and countryside covering 60km of the Coastal Path.

Vale Trail 4 Park and Seaside walk starts at Limpert Bay (Gileston Beach)

For further information:

Vale Trail 4 Park and Seaside walk
Visit the Vale (www.visitthevale.com)
Visit Wales (www.visitwales.com)
Weddings at Gileston manor