Welcome to Wenvoe

Wenvoe (Welsh: Gwenfô) is a Welsh village in the Vale of Glamorgan located on the western side of a shallow valley between Cardiff and Barry, surrounded by woods and farmland.

The Community of Wenvoe encompasses the communities of Dyffryn, St Lythans, Twyn-yr-Odyn and Brooklands Terrace/Parc y Gwenfô. The Community consists of around 800 properties, 500 being located in the village.

Wenvoe is a popular commuter village conveniently situated for the City of Cardiff but set in the countryside only a few miles from the sea and with easy access to the M4 motorway a few miles away. 

The village developed around the parish church, which can be traced back to the 12th Century with the adjacent locality now being a conservation area. The village has a well-stocked store with a post office, a church, primary school, a public house and travel lodge, a part time library and three halls. There is also a public house in the adjoining hamlet of Twyn-yr-Odyn, and another church at St Lythans. 

Wenvoe has a very healthy community spirit which supports many local community groups with activities to meet everybody's needs. Amongst these are Wenvoe Scout Group, Youth Club, the Village Quaffers, Ladies Choir, Rotary, W.I., Whist Drives, the Church and many social events. It also boasts its own monthly newspaper titled the 'Wenvoe What's On'.
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WHAT’S TO DO

Some activities that are taking place in the area dur-ing the month of September. Are you in the mood for some different flowers, food or watching others swim?

Unusual Plants Fair - Sat 6 Sept, 10am to 4pm

Old Hall Gardens, Cowbridge

The Autumn Events for garden lovers, plant hunters and horticulturalists. Meet your local growers. The Cream of Welsh Specialist Nurseries are bringing their prime plants. Herbaceous perennials to hardy nursery stock. There's plenty of professional advice on care and planting of your purchases and lots of local knowledge on nurture and nature.

Cost: Free entry to Plant Fair. Free Parking

St Fagans Food Festival 2014

10am - 5pm 6 & 7 September

Visitors to St Fagans Food Festival can taste and buy produce from more than 80 stalls nestling amongst the Museum’s re-constructed buildings, buy bread and cakes baked in the Museum’s own bakehouse and try home-made pork sausages made with meat from animals reared at the Museum.

Barry Island Aquathon

Sunday 28 September, 9am

An 800 metre open water swim followed by a 5km run around Barry Island organised in partnership with Cardiff Triathlete


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