The Beach Guide

Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach

Aberafan - Margam Sands Beach - Glamorgan

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Margam is long sandy beach just to the south of the town of Port Talbot.

It is unfortunately overlooked by a huge steel works at its northern end, but the further south you walk the more you find surroundings of moorland and dunes along with the Kenfig Nature Reserve (visitor centre now closed).

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

Glamorgan dog friendly beaches »


Nearest town

Port Talbot

OS grid ref.

SS 7641 8656

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