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Bryncethin is a small village located just north of the M4, Junction 36 in Bridgend county borough, Wales. Situated approximately 3 miles north of Bridgend, it is surrounded by the villages of Sarn, Brynmenyn, Aberkenfig, Abergarw, Tondu and Ynysawdre.

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Education

There is a large primary school, Bryncethin Primary and a medium sized comprehensive school, Ogmore Comprehensive School There is also a small nursery called Cylch Meithryn.

Sport and leisure

Bryncethin is home to Bryncethin RFC, a rugby union club formed in 1890.

Mc Arthur Glen Designer Outlet

Bryncethin has a Designer Outlet nearby, the Bridgend Designer Outlet (also known as McArthurGlen Designer Outlet) is a commercial retail park and outlet store development in Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom. It is owned and operated by McArthurGlen Group.

Strategically situated on Junction 36 of the M4 motorway between Cardiff, Swansea and a large proportion of Wales' population in the South Wales conurbation it consists of around ninety different stores which offer discounts off brand and designer labels. An array of goods are available including clothes, toys, books and electrical products. McArthur Glen operates a number of other similar outlet complexes in the United Kingdom and western Europe.

There are a range of amenities on site including a customer information desk, special needs services, three coffee shops, two restaurants, a foodcourt, a nine screen multi-screen cinema ; a children's play area; a tourist information centre and car parking.

The Designer Outlet is located near to the villages of Sarn, Litchard and Pen-y-fai and the town of Bridgend. Within the same development is a supermarket, a restaurant, and a hotel.

It is also served by a number of bus routes to destinations both north and south of the village to and from the town of Bridgend and the Llynfi, Garw and Ogmore Valleys. It also contains a bus stop which is served by National Express and TrawsCambria coaches in between Swansea and Cardiff.

Bryncethin Park

The New Bryncethin Park opened a few years ago by the Council after they decided that the old park had become a mess. It is located next to the nursery in the Bryncethin RFC Rugby field.

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Coordinates: 51°33′N 3°34′W / 51.55°N 3.567°W / 51.55; -3.567

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