"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Whitmore Bay Beach

The bay is a sandy 700m cove located, west of Barry Docks and Jackson's Bay. It faces south towards the Bristol Channel, backed by the dock area and the town of Barry. Seaside shops can be found in the immediate foreground, with limestone cliffs on either side and headlands called Friars Point to the west and Nell's Point to the east.

Beach type: sand

Nearest town: Whitmore

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST115661

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Whitmore Bay Beach

  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (0m)
  • Adventure Island (0m)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (0m)
  • Barry Island Quasar (0m)
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral (1m)
  • Porthkerry Country Park (1m)
  • Jungle Jacks (1m)
  • Porthkerry Country Pk (2m)
  • Coconuts Play Centre (3m)
  • Three Horseshoes (4m)
  • Dyffryn Gardens (4m)
  • Amelia Trust Farm (4m)
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village (4m)
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (4m)

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 Friday 19 April

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
NE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 80%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 71%
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12:00


Chance of rain 1%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 5mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 19°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1029
Humidity 51%
UV Index
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18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 17°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NE
Pressure 1030
Humidity 62%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1031
Humidity 75%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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Barry Island's soft sandy bay is particularly popular with day trippers. Barry island is bristling with amusements, fairground rides and entertainments.

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