Beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales

 

We have 16 beaches listed for Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales

 

Aberthaw Beach (Limpert Bay)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This is a very rocky beach, near to Aberthaw Power Station. It's only redeeming feature is it's a good location for fishing. Swimming is certainly not recommended here.

Bendricks Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

There is a small section of sand on this beach (at low tide), which is surrounded by sandstone rocks. Access down to the beach can be a little awkward as you will have to make your way over some rough ground.

Cold Knap Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

If you like pebbles you'll love this beach, because that is what it mainly consists of, however, there is some sand revealed at low tide. This is a good location for sea fishing from the shore, and the waters are...

Fontygary Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This is a nice sheltered beach that is mostly made up of rocks and pebbles, with some sand exposed further down at low tide. The nearest facilities are in the leisure park located just beyond the beach at the top of...

Jackson's Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

Here you will find a lovely little sheltered sandy beach, surrounded by low lush green cliffs. It is not a busy beach (compared to

Lavernock Point Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This is a quiet beach made up of rocks and sand, with more sand exposed as the tide recedes. Although there are no facilities at the beach, there is a holiday park nearby which should be able to accommodate your...

Llantwit Major Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

aka Cwm Colhugh Beach This is a beach best visited at low tide if you are looking for some sand, otherwise, it's mostly made up of rocks. There are stunning cliffs set behind the beach and rock pools for the...

Marcross Beach (Nash Point)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This is a beach made up mostly of rock, with the odd smattering of sand here and there. Although it's not your typical beach it does offer some spectacular rock formations.

Ogmore-by-Sea Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

A beach best visited at low tide, as it then exposes a nice sandy beach with some pebbles. Please do not consider bathing in the Ogmore river which lies to the Western end of the beach. It should be noted that...

Penarth Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

The top section of this beach is made up of pebbles and shingle, with low tide revealing some sand for the kids to play on. There is a nostalgic 658-foot-long pier with a newly restored pavilion, and for anglers, the...

Porthkerry Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

The top section of this beach is mostly pebbles with some sand available at low tide. There are no facilities at this beach, however Porthkerry Country Park is only a short walk away and it offers a good number of...

Southerndown Beach (Dunraven Bay)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

Southerndown is a beach best visited at low tide when it reveals a nice sandy beach further down towards the sea, the top section is made up of rocks and pebbles. Kids will find plenty of rock pools and streams to...

St Mary's Well Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

The majority of this beach is made up of a mixture of pebbles and rocks, with a smattering of sand about at low tide.

Summerhouse Point Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: No wheelchair beach access

This is a quiet beach made up almost entirely of flat rock and pebbles, and access can be a little awkward. That said, it is a good location for sea fishing and walking.

Watch House Bay Beach

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed all year round
Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown

This beach is much quieter than Barry Island beach. Watch House Bay offers its visitors a nice...

Whitmore Bay Beach (Barry Island)

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Dogs Allowed: Yes dogs allowed only at certain times of the year
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes this beach has wheelchair access

This is a very popular sandy beach, backed by a seawall and a promenade. As it can get very busy here, you're better off visiting at low tide to give yourself more room to stretch out. The beach is backed by a wide...