Beaches in Llantwit Major, Glamorgan

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The beach guide has 4 beaches listed in and around the town of Llantwit Major. We have arranged these beaches in order of closest to the town first (distance in brackets).

  • Llantwit Major Beach (1.1 miles)

    Llantwit Major Beach © Stewart Black | BY-SA

    This pebble and rock beach has some patches of sand and is backed by cliffs. The terrain can be difficult for those with mobility problems as the rocks are often quite slippery. Llantwit Major beach is popular with dog walkers and families who come here to hunt for crabs and other marine wildlife in the…

  • Tresilian Bay (1.5 miles)

    Tresilian Bay © Nigel Homer | BY-SA

    Tresilian Bay is located along the 14-mile stretch Glamorgan Heritage Coast, known for its limestone cliffs and stunning scenery. This rock and shingle beach is set in a cove underneath the chalk cliffs. Located at the rear of the beach is the distinctive Tresilian House, a large, white farmhouse at the end of a small…

  • Nash Point Beach (3.2 miles)

    Nash Point © Alan Hughes | BY-SA

    At low tide an expanse of smooth flat limestone bedrock is revealed at Nash Point. Dotted with rock pools of all sizes, this a fantastic place for looking for marine life. Please note that at high tide the sea comes right up to the cliffs.

    But Nash Point is an even better spot for finding fossils.…

  • Limpert Bay (Aberthaw) (3.4 miles)

    Limpert Bay (Aberthaw) © Gareth James | BY-SA

    Limpert Bay lies to the west of Cardiff Airport, and is overlooked by the Aberthaw Power Station, from which two large cooling water outlets enter the sea. The wide bay has a shingle and rock beach and at low tide an expanse of wet sand and mud is exposed. From the beach here there are…

Llantwit Major beaches map

Map featuring Llantwit Major beaches. Click on pins to view beach details