"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Jacksons Bay Barry Beach

The 170 metre cove slopes gently and comprises of sand, backed by steep cliffs on the west to Nell's Point, with a harbour wall on the east. It faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and is backed by the highly urbanised town of Barry.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Barry

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST122665

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Jacksons Bay Barry Beach

  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (1m)
  • Adventure Island (1m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (1m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks (1m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (1m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (2m)
  • Porthkerry Country Pk (2m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (4m)
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (4m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (4m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • Turner House Gallery (5m)
  • Penarth Leisure Centre (5m)

Tourist Information

Barry Island
Tourist Information Centre
The Promenade
The Triangle
Wales
CF62 5TQ

Phone 01446 747 171
Email barrytic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Sunday 24 September

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1017
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ESE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 16°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
SSE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 82%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 94%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 86%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
SE
Pressure 1018
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
03:58 BST
(02:58 GMT)
High Tide
10:06 BST
(09:06 GMT)
Low Tide
16:07 BST
(15:07 GMT)
High Tide
22:16 BST
(21:16 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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