"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Jacksons Bay Barry Beach

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

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Jacksons Bay Barry Beach

  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (1m)
  • Adventure Island (1m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (1m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (1m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks (1m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (1m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (2m)
  • Porthkerry Country Pk (2m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (4m)
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (4m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (4m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • Turner House Gallery (5m)
  • Penarth Leisure Centre (5m)

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

Forecast for Thursday 17 January

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like -1°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 91%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 5mph.
NNW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 84%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NNW
Pressure 1016
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
NW
Pressure 1017
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1018
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 2°C
(feels like 0°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 1mph.
NNW
Pressure 1019
Humidity 76%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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