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Attractions near the coast

Vale of Glamorgan LogoThe Glamorgan Heritage Coast
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

The Glamorgan Heritage Coast

The Glamorgan Heritage Coast, 14 miles of unspoilt coastline and breath taking scenery.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoAberthaw Beach
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Aberthaw Beach

Popular with fishermen this is the rockiest beach along this coast, and marks the eastern end of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoBarry Island Beach Huts
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Barry Island Beach Huts

Barry Island has 24 vibrantly coloured beach huts with excellent views across Whitmore Bay.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoCwm Nash
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Cwm Nash

Off the beaten track, Cwm Nash Beach - also known as Monknash, is the perfect quiet get away.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoDunraven Bay (Southerndown)
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Dunraven Bay (Southerndown)

Much loved by the locals and attracting many visitors every year, although officially called Dunraven Bay, it is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoLlantwit Major Beach (Cwm Colhuw)
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Llantwit Major Beach (Cwm Colhuw)

Popular with families and surfers alike, Cwm Colhuw beach is packed with all the facilities you need for a family day out.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoNash Point Beach and Lighthouse
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Nash Point Beach and Lighthouse

Nash Point, in the heart of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, is a spectacular location to visit.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoOgmore by Sea Beach
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Ogmore by Sea Beach

Ogmore is one of the most popular beaches for visitors along the Glamorgan Heritage Coast due to its expansive golden sands and fertile rock pools.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoWales Coast Path
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Wales Coast Path

Over 60km of the Wales Coast Path runs along the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan Coastline.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoWhitmore Bay Beach, Barry Island
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Barry & Barry Island

Whitmore Bay Beach, Barry Island

Whitmore Bay at Barry Island is a sweeping crescent of perfect golden sand flanked by a wide promenade. 24 vibrantly coloured beach huts available for hire,climbing wall, mist feature, beach wheelchairs and year round events.

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Activities Near the coast

Vale of Glamorgan LogoCapital Adventure Wales
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Penarth

Capital Adventure Wales

Capital Adventure Wales Ltd is a young company that are keen to offer a range of activities and experiences to a wide client group.

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Vale of Glamorgan LogoIsland SUP Ltd
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Barry & Barry Island

Island SUP Ltd

Island SUP ASI & AALA Accredited SUP School and Club based on the beautiful Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan. We offer stand up paddle board beginner, improver, advanced and SUP Surf lessons with UK national champion Kerry Baker.

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