Glamorgan Windsurfing beaches

The beach guide has 10 windsurfing beaches listed in Glamorgan. Check here for all windsurfing beaches in the UK

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    1. Sandy Bay (Porthcawl)

    Sandy Bay, also known as Coney Beach, is a wide, sandy, and gently sloping beach. Looking south from near the centre of the town of Porthcawl there are views out onto the Bristol Channel. 

    The beach is wide, but there can…

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    2. Rest Bay (Porthcawl)

    Rest Bay is a golden, sandy beach on the outskirts of the town of Porthcawl, backed by The Royal Porthcawl Golf Club and low cliffs.

    The beach faces south-west, which means that it is not sheltered from the Atlantic winds and…

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    3. Llangennith Sands Beach

    Making up the northern half of the vast expanse of sand which stretches up from Rhossili is Llangennith Sands. Backed by extensive sand dunes, and not much else, there is a wild feel to Llangennith. The scenery along this stretch of…

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    4. Sandfields East Beach (Aberafan)

    This long strip of sandy beach stretches north from the Afon Afan (River Avan) estuary near Port Talbot Docks, right up to the Afon Nedd (River Neath) estuary. The golden, sandy beach is backed by sea defences and a promenade which is…

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    5. Cold Knap Beach (Barry Island)

    Cold Knap beach is a long stretch of steeply shelving pebbles, although at low tide some sand is revealed. The beach at Cold Knap is located around a mile from the main resort beach at Barry. As a result it is always quieter, although…

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    6. Trecco Bay (Porthcawl)

    Also known as Bae Trecco, safe, sandy, spacious Trecco Bay is just over two kilometres long and one of a half dozen beaches making up the "7 Bays" of Porthcawl. Located on a low limestone…

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    7. Oxwich Bay

    Located on the Gower Peninsula's southern coast is Oxwich Bay, a vast stretch of golden sand. Oxwich is one of those beaches that genuinely does have something for everyone with a…

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    8. Newton Bay (Porthcawl)

    Also known as Black Rock Beach, Newton Bay is located just east of Porthcawl. A long sand and rock beach backed by the very extensive and scientifically interesting Newton Burrows and Merthyr Mawr sand dunes. Newton Bay stretches from…

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    9. Margam Sands Beach (Aberafan)

    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…

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    10. Port Eynon Beach

    Port Eynon is one of the Gower's most popular beaches, well-served by caravan and camping sites. The beach is safe, sandy and close to a mile long, backed by dunes and easily accessible.…