Autumn events in and around Cowbridge you won't want to miss

Ah, autumn in Cowbridge! The leaves are turning into hues of orange and yellow, the air is crisp, and the sense of seasonal change fills the atmosphere. This guide is for you, whether you’re a family member with elderly grandparents or one of our Care Professionals! We’ve handpicked activities that are also suitable for every family member!

Dyffryn Gardens – A Walk Through Autumn Hues

If you’re looking to experience the feelings of autumn, Dyffryn Gardens is your destination. It offers a self-guided autumn walk where you can enjoy all the colours that this beautiful season brings so bring your camera! Not only is the event free, but booking is also not required. However, normal admission fees to the gardens do apply.

As the season progresses, the experience of your walk will change. Your trail leaflet, available on-site, serves as an evolving guide to the gardens throughout October, and into November. Take it with you and come back multiple times to see how the gardens change as the year draws to a close.

Why not bring your grandparents along? The walk offers a great way to introduce a bit of exercise and connect them with nature. Plus, they might enjoy learning about the science of autumn, such as why leaves change colour and how climate change is affecting this process.

Pontyclun's Dress Friendly Autumn/Winter Clothes Swap

Happening on November 18, 2023, at Cafe 50, Pontyclun, CF72 9EE, for a sustainable fashion experience. Bring up to 5 high-quality autumn/winter items to swap and freshen up your wardrobe. Tickets are just £5, with 20% donated to Cafe 50, a local community cafe.

What to Expect:

  • Refresh your wardrobe sustainably.
  • Support the local community with your ticket purchase.
  • Discover and support local businesses.
  • Affordable tickets
  • Enjoy culinary delights, including hot and cold beverages

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to renew your wardrobe at Pontyclun’s Dress Friendly Autumn/Winter Clothes Swap. Enjoy delicious treats, and give back to the community. It’s more than just a clothes swap; it’s a community fashion experience.

A Christmas Carol

Join Ebenezer Scrooge on a transformative journey from “Bah! Humbug!” to the true essence of Christmas. This timeless tale unfolds on December 8-9 at The Market Theatre in Cowbridge. Tickets: £5 – £12 per person 

The Story:

Guided by three spectral messengers representing Past, Present, and Future, Scrooge confronts his selfish ways and embraces the joy of giving. Christmas morning brings a newfound appreciation for love and compassion, as he reconnects with those he holds dear.

A Heartwarming Adaptation:

“A Christmas Carol” is a captivating adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved story, sure to rekindle your Christmas spirit just in time for the holidays. It’s a story that has resonated for generations and continues to warm the hearts of all who experience it.

Don’t miss this enchanting production. For tickets and details, visit A Christmas Carol.

Vale of Glamorgan Farmers Market

Step into a haven of fresh, locally sourced delights at the Vale of Glamorgan Farmers Market. Every week, local producers gather at Arthur John’s Car Park, North Road, Cowbridge from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, creating a vibrant marketplace since its inception in July 2000. This bustling market invites you to meet the producers, soak up the lively atmosphere, and indulge in some of the freshest and most delicious produce available at remarkably competitive prices.

What to Expect:

Browse a diverse range of quality local products, all meticulously grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked, or processed by the dedicated stallholders. Engage with the producers; they’re eager to share the stories behind their products. Explore the vibrant stalls, revel in the community spirit, and take home a taste of the Vale of Glamorgan. Don’t miss this opportunity to support local farmers and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culinary delights.

Don’t miss out on these events in Cowbridge and Pontyclun! Whether you’re a local resident or planning a visit, make sure to mark these events on your calendar. Embrace the season, enjoy the festivities, and create lasting memories. Keep an eye on event announcements and updates, and get ready to immerse yourself  in this charming town.