The Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Bro Morgannwg) is a county borough in Wales. The Vale of Glamorgan has a successful agriculture industry and is the most southerly county in Wales. The Vale of Glamorgan, sometimes known locally as the 'Vale,' has a rich history and geography and has a large number of towns, villages and attractions.
The Vale also has a number of notable locations including Barry Island Pleasure Park, known worldwide for the BBC sitcom, Gavin & Stacey. Other attractions include the Barry Tourist Railway, Porthkerry Park, St Donat's Castle, Cosmeston Lakes Country Park and Cosmeston Medieval Village. It is also the location of Atlantic College, one of the United World Colleges.
The largest town is Barry. Other towns include Penarth, Llantwit Major and Cowbridge. There are many villages in the county borough.From Wikipedia - click for full entry