"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 and Tides

Forecast for Saturday 18 November

06:00


Chance of rain 4%
Max temp. 7°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
W
Pressure 1025
Humidity 85%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 39%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1024
Humidity 88%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1023
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
WNW
Pressure 1022
Humidity 89%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 10%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
WNW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 47%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
WNW
Pressure 1023
Humidity 90%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
00:26 GMT
High Tide
06:35 GMT
Low Tide
12:41 GMT
High Tide
18:51 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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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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