"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Llantwit Major Beach

The beach is at the end of a valley and has rock strata with pebbles and sand. It is backed by cliffs.

Beach type: Sand/Pebbles/Rocks

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: SS955672

Awards

Keep Britain Tidy Seaside Award

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Things to see and do near Llantwit Major Beach

  • South Wales Karting Centre (3m)
  • Bijou (5m)
  • Sadie and Franks (7m)
  • Ewenny Pottery (7m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (7m)
  • Three Horseshoes (8m)
  • Porthkerry Country Pk (8m)
  • Bridgend Recreation Centre (8m)
  • JumpINGym (8m)
  • Warren Mill Farm (8m)

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 Friday 19 January

06:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
WNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 80%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 10mph.
WNW
Pressure 1010
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 6°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 7mph, gusting to 11mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 74%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
WNW
Pressure 1011
Humidity 82%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:18 GMT
High Tide
07:42 GMT
Low Tide
13:38 GMT
High Tide
19:58 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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