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Celebration of the Year of the Bat

celebration of the Year of the Bat , originally uploaded by Tourism Bridgend.

The rangers at Bryngarw Country Park in Brynmenyn, Bridgend have a programme of spring guided walks that will allow you to explore the award winning 113 acres of spectacular parkland whilst learning all about the fantastic wildlife on your doorstep.
In celebration of the Year of the Bat (2011-2012), the park which boasts Bridgend County Borough Council’s largest picturesque landscape, is offering the unique opportunity to discover the fascinating world of bats, during an exciting after dark guided walk on Tuesday 17 May from 8.15pm.
Setting off at sundown, tune in to the night time and identify different species of bats using habitat clues and ultrasound detectors.
Admission is £2 per person with free car park. Please note this event is weather dependant. Advanced booking is essential as places are limited.

For further details call the rangers office on 01656 725155 or email

Bryngarw Country Park voted number 13 as the ‘people’s choice’ destination in the top 50 valleys essentials.

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