Margam Sands (Aberafan) (Morfa Mawr)

Margam Sands (Aberafan) - 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).

Also known as:

Morfa Mawr

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dog friendly beach

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  • Kite surfing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing

Nearest town

Port Talbot

OS grid ref.

SS 7641 8656


Parking available.

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