"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 Saturday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 18%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1004
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 36%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SE
Pressure 1005
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
E
Pressure 1005
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NE
Pressure 1006
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
ENE
Pressure 1008
Humidity 94%
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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