Award for Parc Slip Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre!

Parc Slip Visitor's Centre

Parc Slip Visitor's Centre

Congratulations to Parc Slip Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre on winning the Bridgend Business Forum ‘Tourism Business of the Year’ Award.

Parc Slip is a beautiful mixed habitat nature reserve located at the gateway to the Llynfi Valley and lovingly managed by The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales. The award was presented to The Wildlife Trust at the prestigious Bridgend Business Forum Awards evening on the Friday 13th March at the Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, Coychurch. The Awards evening was hosted by popular TV Presenter Sian Lloyd and celebrated the very ‘best of business’ in and around Bridgend.

Gina Gavigan, Marketing and Development Manager at The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales said:

We are absolutely delighted to have won the ‘Tourism Business of the Year’ category at the Bridgend Business Forum Awards. Parc Slip is one of our flagship nature reserves and home to over 1,000 species of wildlife. The reserve and accessible visitor centre has something for everyone. We are extremely proud of what our Parc Slip Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve team have achieved over the past year and winning this award is the icing on the cake. We would like to thank the Bridgend Business Forum and Handelsbanken Bridgend for sponsoring the award category.

Illtyd Francis, Handelsbanken Branch Manager said,

Handelsbanken Bridgend were delighted to be a sponsor of the Bridgend Business Forum Awards again this year, and I was thrilled to present Gina Gavigan from The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales  with the award for the Tourism Business of the Year 2019. The Parc Slip Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre in Tondu is a fantastic facility where you can really appreciate the natural beauty of the countryside and wildlife in our local area, with 300 acres of nature reserve in a family friendly environment. Congratulations to all involved who help maintain and look after this valuable, local resource.

Parc Slip Visitor Centre, Tondu is open 6 days a week Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm. The Visitor Centre coffee shop serves a range of delicious home cooked food including vegetarian and vegan options as well as more traditional meat options. And of course there is always cake!

Entry is FREE to the Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve. Check out for events and further information.