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
Tourist Information Centre
Phone 01446 747 171
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Forecast for Saturday 24 March
|Chance of rain||19%|
|Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.||
|Chance of rain||54%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.||
|Chance of rain||5%|
|Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.||
|Chance of rain||11%|
|Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.||
|Chance of rain||12%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.||
|Chance of rain||5%|
|Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.||
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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This large Victorian building has character. 40 minutes from Cardiff city centre and 20 minutes from Cardiff International Airport, and less than 2 miles from the beach. Details...
Aberthaw House Hotel is set in the charming West End of Barry, just 10 minutes’ drive from the M4 motorway. The property was built in 1892 and boasts some original features. Details...
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In the rolling green countryside of Moulton just 5 minutes’ drive from Cardiff, The 3 Horseshoes Inn offers accommodation, a restaurant, and a children’s play park. Details...
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Westview is a wonderful lodge, set solely on the ground floor, three miles from Weston-super-Mare, on the former site of the Bleadon railway station. The property has two bedrooms, a king-size double room with an en-suite and a further bedroom with the option of being a twin or a double. Details...
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