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Whitmore Bay (Barry)

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Whitmore Bay (Barry) - Glamorgan

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Barry Island is located at the very southern tip of Wales, ten miles along the coast from Cardiff. Whitmore Bay is a golden sandy beach sandwiched between two limestone headlands. Swimming, sunbathing and plenty of amusements, including horse and carriage rides and the famous Pleasure Park, which lies just behind the beach.

Type of beach

Sandy

Lifeguard service

Yes

Dogs friendly beach?

Glamorgan dog friendly beaches »

Activities

  • Amusement arcade

Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Disabled facilities
  • First aid point
  • Lost child centre
  • Shop
  • Promenade

Nearest town

Penarth

Postcode

CF62 5TJ

OS grid ref.

ST 1155 6645

Water quality

Water quality star rating

Awards

Blue Flag AwardMarine Conservation Society Recommended