Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
The Vale of Glamorgan, often referred to as The Vale, (Welsh: Bro Morgannwg) is the southernmost unitary authority in Wales. The borough borders Cardiff to the north east, Rhondda Cynon Taf to the north, Bridgend to the north west and the Bristol Channel to the south.
Attractions include Barry Island Pleasure Park, Porthkerry Park, St. Donat's Castle, Southerndown Beach (above), Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Cosmeston Medieval Village. 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 and Cowbridge.