"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Porthcawl - Sandy Bay Beach

The bay faces south towards the Bristol Channel and is approximately 650 metres in length, with the harbour and promenade to the west, Coney Bay Amusement Park to the north and Rhych Point to the east. The beach is sandy and gently sloping.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Porthcawl

Local authority: Bridgend Council

OS Grid Reference: SS824764

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Porthcawl - Sandy Bay Beach

  • Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes (3m)
  • Dizzys Castle (4m)
  • Claypits Pottery (4m)
  • Sadie and Franks (5m)
  • Ewenny Pottery (5m)
  • Bridgend Recreation Centre (5m)
  • JumpINGym (5m)
  • Wiggleys Fun Farm (6m)
  • Once Upon A Playtime (6m)
  • Parc Slip Nature Reserve (6m)

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 Friday 19 October

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1026
Humidity 87%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
E
Pressure 1027
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
SSE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WSW
Pressure 1027
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
W
Pressure 1028
Humidity 86%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
N
Pressure 1029
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Sheltered sandy beach within walking distance of Porthcawl. The Coney Beach amusement park is situated on the promenade.

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