"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 24 June

06:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 94%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1015
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1014
Humidity 76%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 82%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 28%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
W
Pressure 1014
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:45 BST
(00:45 GMT)
High Tide
07:51 BST
(06:51 GMT)
Low Tide
14:12 BST
(13:12 GMT)
High Tide
20:13 BST
(19:13 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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