"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

St. Marys Well Bay. Barry Beach

A small sand and rock beach close to Cardiff, looking out over the Bristol Channel.

Beach type: Sand/Rock

Nearest town: Cardiff

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST178672

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Things to see and do near St. Marys Well Bay. Barry Beach

  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (1m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (1m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (2m)
  • Turner House Gallery (2m)
  • Penarth Leisure Centre (3m)
  • Cardiff International White Water (4m)
  • Cardiff International Pool (4m)
  • Jungle Jacks (4m)
  • Planet Ice Cardiff (4m)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (4m)
  • Adventure Island (4m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (4m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (4m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (4m)
  • Zone Playcentre (4m)
  • Techniquest (5m)
  • Cardiff Spy Mission Treasure Trail (5m)
  • Wales Millennium Centre (5m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (5m)
  • Doctor Who Experience (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 Thursday 23 March


Chance of rain 12%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like -0°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
Pressure 1012
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality


Chance of rain 50%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 87%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 34%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 4°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
Pressure 1014
Humidity 81%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 46%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
Pressure 1015
Humidity 70%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 17%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1016
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 10mph.
Pressure 1019
Humidity 73%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:24 GMT
Low Tide
08:33 GMT
High Tide
15:11 GMT
Low Tide
21:14 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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A small sand and rock beach close to Cardiff, looking out over the Bristol Channel.

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