Place:Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

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NameVale of Glamorgan
TypePrincipal area
Coordinates51.5°N 3°W
Located inWales     (1990 - )
See alsoSouth Glamorgan, Walesparent
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The Vale of Glamorgan is a county borough in Wales; an exceptionally rich agricultural area, it lies in the southern part of Glamorgan, South Wales. It has a rugged coastline, but its rolling countryside is quite atypical of Wales as a whole, although it is generally flat.

The Vale also has many tourist attractions which attract many visitors every year, including Barry Island Pleasure Park, Vale of Glamorgan Railway, St Donat's Castle, Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Cosmeston Medieval Village and many more. It is also the location of Atlantic College, one of the United World Colleges.

The largest town is Barry. Other towns include Penarth, Llantwit Major, Cowbridge and Ogmore-by-Sea.

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