"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach

A long sandy beach. Overlooked by steel works and backed by moors, dunes and a nature reserve.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Port Talbot

Local authority: Bridgend Council

OS Grid Reference: SS750836

Awards

Blue Flag Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach

  • Go Ape! Margam (4m)
  • Margam Country Park (4m)
  • Dizzys Castle (5m)
  • Wiggleys Fun Farm (7m)
  • Gower Coast Adventures (8m)
  • BEAUTY and the BEAST (8m)
  • National Waterfront Museum (8m)
  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (8m)
  • Mission Gallery (8m)
  • Abbey Woollen Mill (8m)

Tourist Information

Porthcawl
Tourist Information Centre
Old Police Station
John Street
Porthcawl Brigend
Wales
CF36 3DT

Phone 01656 786 639
Email porthcawltic@bridgend.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Sunday 24 March

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
N
Pressure 1033
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 49%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
NW
Pressure 1032
Humidity 48%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
NW
Pressure 1033
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
WNW
Pressure 1034
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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A long sandy beach. Overlooked by steel works and backed by moors, dunes and a nature reserve.

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