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Kymco Stadium | Penybont football ground guide

Kymco Stadium guide

The Kymco Stadium is a football stadium in Bridgend, Wales. It is the home ground of Penybont Football Club, who compete in the Welsh Premier League. The stadium has a capacity of 3,000, of which 500 are seated.

The stadium was built in 1992 and was originally known as Bryntirion Park. It was renamed the Kymco Stadium in 2018 after a sponsorship deal with Kymco, a Taiwanese scooter manufacturer.

The stadium is a largely open one, located on the outskirts of Bridgend. It is built onto a slight hillside and this has meant that it has a raised stand on one side. The stand is covered and has windshields to either side. It is of a reasonable size, running for around half the length of the pitch and contains around 300 seats. The rest of the stadium is terracing.

The Kymco Stadium is a popular venue for football matches and other sporting events. It has also been used for concerts and other events.

The stadium is well-maintained and is a good venue for watching football matches. The atmosphere at matches is usually good, with a good mix of home and away supporters.

Pubs near the Kymco Stadium, home of Penybont FC

  • Pheasant. This pub is located in Church Road, Bridgend. It has a good selection of beers and ciders, as well as a menu of pub food. Address: Church Rd, Pen-y-fai, Bridgend CF31 4LY. Phone: 01656 653614.
  • Llangewydd Arms. This pub is located in Broadlands, Gentle Way, Bridgend. It is a traditional Welsh pub with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Address: Broadlands, Gentle Way, Bridgend CF31 5EJ. Phone: 01656 658059.
  • The West House Cefn Glas Bridgend. This pub is located in W House Road, Bridgend. It is a popular spot for food and drinks, and it also has a function room that can be booked for events. Address: W House Rd, Bridgend CF31 4RJ. Phone: 07778 313512.

These are just a few of the many pubs near the KYMCO Stadium Penybont. If you are looking for something specific, you can use Google Maps to search for pubs in the area.

Hotels near the KYMCO Stadium, Bridgend, Wales

  • Travelodge Bridgend is a 2-star hotel located just 0.6 miles from the stadium. It has free Wi-Fi and a bar.
  • Premier Inn Bridgend is a 3-star hotel located 1.1 miles from the stadium. It has a restaurant, a bar, and a fitness centre.
  • YHA Bridgend is a hostel located 1.2 miles from the stadium. It has a bar, a games room, and a laundry facilities.
  • Penybont Hotel is a 3-star hotel located 1.3 miles from the stadium. It has a restaurant, a bar, and a spa.
  • The Old Brewery Inn is a 4-star hotel located 2 miles from the stadium. It has a restaurant, a bar, and a garden.

How to get to the KYMCO Stadium, Penybont football ground

By car:

  1. Take the A4063 towards Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont.
  2. Go under the M4 Bridge and then take the next right (signposted Court Colman/Dog Rehoming Centre).
  3. After passing the Pheasant pub on the left, bear right at the church.
  4. Go under the bridge, then at the T-Junction turn right onto Merlin Crescent.
  5. Continue along Merlin Crescent for around a mile and after passing some school patrol signs turn right into Llangewydd Road.
  6. The ground is further up on the right.

By train:

  1. Take a train to Bridgend Railway Station.
  2. The stadium is about 2 miles from the station. You can either walk (it’s a bit of a hike) or get a taxi (around £5).

By bus:

  1. Take the number 2 bus from Bridgend bus station.
  2. The bus stop is called “Penybont Football Club” and is located right outside the stadium.

The stadium is also accessible by bike. There are bike racks at the ground.

Things to do near the KYMCO Stadium, Bridgend

  • Bryngarw Country Park: This 113-acre park has a variety of attractions, including a cycle track, a play area, woods, gardens, and Bryngarw House.
  • Wigglys Fun Farm: This family-friendly farm has animals to see, rides to go on, and a playground to play in.
  • Candleston Castle: This 13th-century castle is set in beautiful gardens and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.
  • Bridgend Museum and Art Gallery: This museum tells the story of Bridgend from its early days to the present day. It also has a collection of art and artifacts from around the world.
  • Bridgend Indoor Market: This market has over 100 stalls selling a variety of goods, including food, clothing, and household items.
  • Riverside Park: This park is located on the banks of the River Ogmore and has a variety of amenities, including a playground, a skate park, and a boating lake.

These are just a few of the many things to do near the KYMCO Stadium Bridgend. With so much to see and do, you’re sure to find something to keep you entertained.