"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Penarth Beach

A long expanse of beach interspersed with groynes and a large pier which is a popular spot for fishing.

Beach type: Sand/rocks

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST190707

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Things to see and do near Penarth Beach

  • Turner House Gallery (0m)
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (1m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (1m)
  • Penarth Leisure Centre (2m)
  • Cardiff International White Water (2m)
  • Cardiff International Pool (2m)
  • Planet Ice Cardiff (2m)
  • Techniquest (2m)
  • Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Wales Millennium Centre (2m)
  • Zone Playcentre (2m)
  • Doctor Who Experience (3m)
  • Parc (3m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (3m)
  • Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre (3m)
  • Laser Quest Cardiff (3m)
  • The Cardiff Story Museum (3m)
  • Welch Regiment Museum (4m)
  • Regimental Museum of Dragoon Guards (4m)
  • Cardiff Castle (4m)
  • Adamsdown Play Centre (4m)
  • National Museum Cardiff (4m)
  • Pebbles Soft Play Area (4m)
  • Boulders Climbing Centre (4m)
  • Jungle Jacks (5m)
  • Ants Inya Pants Play Centre (5m)
  • Jazzy Jungle (5m)

Tourist Information

Penarth
Tourist Information Centre
Penarth Pier
The Esplanade
Wales
CF64 3AU

Phone 029 2070 8849
Email penarthtic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 18 November

06:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1024
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 20%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
WNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 16%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1023
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 44%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1024
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:38 GMT
High Tide
06:43 GMT
Low Tide
12:54 GMT
High Tide
19:00 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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