"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 Thursday 18 October

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
NNE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 79%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
NE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 75%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
ENE
Pressure 1028
Humidity 79%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 14°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 4mph.
ENE
Pressure 1026
Humidity 71%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 12°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 78%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1027
Humidity 83%
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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