Getting to the Festival
FROM M4 JUNCTION 37
Take the A4229 south to Porthcawl. At the first roundabout go straight across and at the second roundabout by the Esso filling station, take a right. At the 3rd roundabout on the outskirts of Porthcawl, go straight ahead and you will come to another roundabout, go straight ahead and this brings you onto the promenade and the Grand Pavilion is on the right approx 500m on the right.
For all Rail journeys your destination station is BRIDGEND, approx. 8 miles (13km) from Porthcawl. Taxis take about 20 minutes to travel from Bridgend to Porthcawl and are available outside the front of the railway station. A local bus service is also available. All times are approximate.
FROM CARDIFF WALES AIRPORT
Outside the North of the airport take the B4265 West past Llantwit Major, St Brides Major and Ewenny to Bridgend (approx 16 miles). At the roundabout junction with the A48, turn left. Approximately 5 miles on at the 4th roundabout, still on the A48, turn left towards the M4 (junction 37). Go straight across the intersection onto the A4229 – see above from Junction M4.
FROM FISHGUARD FERRY TERMINAL
Take the A40 out of Fishguard towards Haverfordwest. Some 49 miles further on, at Carmarthen, take the A48 towards Swansea. Another 15 miles brings you to the start of the M4 which you should take as far as junction 37, 26 miles away – see above from Junction M4.
By Rail – 2:20 hrs:
From Fishguard Harbour, catch a train direct to Bridgend. Occasionally you may be required to change at Swansea.