Located on the edge of a shallow valley in the Vale of Glamorgan, Colwinston was first settled in prehistoric times. It lies just off the 'Golden Mile' part of the Roman road to the west coast and has a 12th century Norman church. One of only three Thankful Villages in Wales after the First World War, it has the bizarre local New Years Day custom of Collyball and Agatha Christie was a regular visitor, basing her book The Hollow on local folklore. Find out more...
The 'Colwinston News & Views' newsletter has published over 250 editions and comes out most months - the latest edition is here
The village has an active facebook group for its residents, sharing news and updates from the Community Council, Village Hall and Oil Syndicate, village chatter and photos of events.
Residents can join here
For photos of recent events and dates for future ones check out the Facebook Group or Village Newsletter
From the WI to the panto, there is usually a lot on at the village hall
Find out more about the School, pre-school and life for our younger residents
From the Philosophical Society to the Panto, the Cricket Club to the Cinema
Information on the shop and links to local produce and other businesses based here
Amazing publications about the village's history and a snapshot of recent village life
Info and links on the church, recycling, the Oil Syndicate and council services