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Dunraven Bay Beach, Southerndown

Southerndown, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Review Rating: 3.75 out of 5 based on 1 reviews.
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Dunraven Bay Beach, Southerndown, Vale of Glamorgan
Feature picture © Mr M Evison licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence

Dunraven Bay beach, also known as Southerndown Beach after the small village nearby, is a sand and pebble beach popular with families and watersports (windsurfing, surfing and kayaks). The beach here is a west facing beach on the Atlantic coast, off-shore winds from the East generate some good surf.

When the tide is out you have a great expanse of sand and there are many rock pools, a good place to look for fossils amongst the rocks.

You have a second beach to the South just over the headland that rarely has anyone on it, partly due to the steep steps down the cliffs. This second beach is one of the largest in Glamorgan but be careful as tide conditions can cut you off from the steps.

The headland is Witches Point, designated under SSSI for geological importance.

The beach due to it's unspoilt scenery and remoteness has been used in films and TV series that include Doctor Who and Merlin.

Facilities

Car parking, toilets and cafe and lifeguards in the summer.

Dog Restrictions  Dog restrictions on this beach

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No Dogs allowed on the beach between 1 May and 30 September.


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Dunraven Bay Beach -  29 Aug 2013 - By Anonymous -  lovely family beach
Rating: 3.75  (location = , activites = , families = , relaxation = )

when the tide is out the large sandy beach with clear water is perfect for families. when tide is in you loose the sand but there are large areas of flat rock to lay out on. parking is reasonable and easy. toilets and cafe are available.


Tides & Weather

Tide Times & Heights for Porthcawl on 8th December 2016

06:02 - Low Tide (3.16m)
12:30 - High Tide (8.27m)
18:49 - Low Tide (2.87m)


Photos nearby Dunraven Bay beach


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