"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Limpert Bay Beach

A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

Beach type: Rock/sand

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST019661

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Things to see and do near Limpert Bay Beach

  • Porthkerry Country Pk (4m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • South Wales Karting Centre (5m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (5m)
  • Bijou (5m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (6m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (6m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (6m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (6m)

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 25 April

06:00


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SE
Pressure 992
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 33%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSE
Pressure 994
Humidity 77%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 37%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
S
Pressure 995
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 38%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SSW
Pressure 997
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
SSW
Pressure 999
Humidity 72%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
S
Pressure 1002
Humidity 83%
UV Index n/a
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A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station. At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

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