"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Penarth Head

Penarth Head is a coastal feature in South Glamorgan, Wales.

It is listed under Cliffs and Headlands: Cape

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST190719

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Things to see and do near Penarth Head

  • Turner House Gallery (1m)
  • Planet Ice Cardiff (1m)
  • Cardiff International Pool (1m)
  • Cardiff International White Water (1m)
  • Penarth Leisure Centre (1m)
  • Techniquest (2m)
  • Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail (2m)
  • Wales Millennium Centre (2m)
  • Zone Playcentre (2m)
  • Doctor Who Experience (2m)
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (2m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (2m)
  • Parc (2m)
  • Cardiff Bay Visitor Centre (2m)
  • Laser Quest Cardiff (3m)
  • The Cardiff Story Museum (3m)
  • Welch Regiment Museum (3m)
  • Regimental Museum of Dragoon Guards (3m)
  • Cardiff Castle (3m)
  • Adamsdown Play Centre (3m)
  • National Museum Cardiff (3m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (3m)
  • Pebbles Soft Play Area (4m)
  • Boulders Climbing Centre (4m)
  • Ants Inya Pants Play Centre (4m)
  • Jazzy Jungle (4m)
  • Cardiff Ski and Snowboard Centre (5m)
  • Jungle Jacks (5m)

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Penarth Pier
The Esplanade
CF64 3AU

Phone 029 2070 8849
Email penarthtic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Tuesday 20 March


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 3mph.
Pressure 1028
Humidity 77%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1030
Humidity 68%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1031
Humidity 61%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
Pressure 1032
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1033
Humidity 63%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 4mph.
Pressure 1035
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
02:51 GMT
High Tide
08:49 GMT
Low Tide
15:07 GMT
High Tide
21:04 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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