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Beaches in South Wales & Self Catering Nearby


Top 5 Gower Beaches and self catering accommodation nearby...

5 of the best beaches in the Gower, including Llangennith, the surfing capital of the Gower, Three Cliffs Bay, Caswell, Port Eynon Bay and Rhossili Bay.

Southerndown beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Located on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Southerndown beach is the closest great beach to Cardiff and definitely worth the visit. Ideal for families and popular with surfers, this sandy expanse backed by dramatic cliffs is one of the most popular locations to visit in the region. It boasts a large beach, huge cliffs, gardens and a wooded area with picnic tables. The area has the second largest tidal range in the world.


Sker Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Sker Beach is the most westerly beach in Porthcawl and is only accessible by walking from Rest Bay or Kenfig National Nature Reserve. The beach is a peaceful location, mostly sandy and flat and one of the quietest beaches in Porthcawl.

Sandy Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Sandy Bay, with the area in front of the fairground known as Coney Beach, is a very popular, large, sheltered and sandy beach. 

Rhossili Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Rhossili Bay is the most westerly bay on the The Gower and faces head on into Atlantic swells making it the most consistent surfing beach on The Gower


Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School and self catering accommodation nearby...

Welsh Surfing Federation Surf School is owned by the governing body for surfing in Wales and the only surf school based at Llangennith, the best beach to learn to surf in Wales. It is a non-profit organisation that takes the role of fund raising to promote surfing in Wales. The WSF surf school is charged with the education of new surfers to the safe, enjoyable use of the sea and to promote environmental awareness. 


Mewslade Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Mewslade Bay  is unspoilt and perfect for those who like to get away from crowds.


Seafront Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Seafront Beach, also known as Town Beach, is a rocky beach in the centre of Porthcawl which was partly tarmaced over in the 1980s to repair sea defences. Swimming is prohibited at the beach and conditions are only suitable for experienced surfers due to the tides and sharp rocks.

Newton Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Newton Beach is a long sandy beach, approximately 3 miles long, stretching from Newton Point in the east to the mouth of the River Ogmore in the west.

Fishing in Cardiff and self catering accommodation nearby...

Being a coastal city the areas around Cardiff have some superb sea fishing in the Bristol Channel. Charter boats can be hired form Cardiff Bay.
 
The river Taff is a recovering Salmon river that also holds huge stocks of wild trout and Grayling. Day Tickets are available from local associations.

Barry Island beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Barry Island is perfect for a fun filled day and has something for every visitor, with activities centred around sandy Whitmore Bay and the on site pleasure park. Between the two are the gardens and promenade, and the area is filled with attractions, amusements, and all manner of gift shops, food outlets and licensed premises (pubs and bars!)


Beaches in Cardiff and self catering accommodation nearby...

There are many beaches in the Cardiff area including Penarth and St Mary's Well Bay. Only a short drive away is the more famous Barry Island with its large sandy beach and family friendly amenities.

Penarth Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Penarth Beach has a traditional seaside resort feel to it, with a stone and shingle beach overlooked by the esplanade, and not to mention Penarth Pier, beautiful gardens and a pleasant range of cafes this location really does take you back!.


Oxwich Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Oxwich Bay is two and half miles of stunning golden sandy beach backed by sand dunes, salt marshes and woodland.



Port Eynon Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Port Eynon Bay is a popular for all types of watersports including, diving, sailing, surfing and windsurfing, with a slipway to the beach. It has good access, plenty of parking, shops and three quarter's of a mile of golden sand backed by sand dunes.


Rest Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Rest Bay, a South-westerly facing beach is wide, flat and clean, with firm golden sands sweeping up to a rocky shoreline backed by acres of common land. It offers the perfect place to relax. The beach is popular with surfers and windsurfers having been awarded Blue Flag status for beaches in previous years.

Llangennith Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Llangennith Beach  is the surfing capital of The Gower, mainly due to the consistent swells that pour in from the mighty Atlantic Ocean, and is situated at the northern end of Rhossili Bay.


Trecco Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

Trecco Bay is a large, sandy and rocky beach, with excellent water quality and has achieved Blue Flag status over the years. It is a sheltered sandy beach within walking distance of Porthcawl and within a holiday park with public access. Family facilities include amusement arcade and leisure centre. The excellent quality of water makes the beach popular for swimming and paddling.

Nash Point beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Nash Point is a headland and beach, popular with visitors who come to see the superb lighthouse and popular with walkers who enjoy the stunning scenery on walks along the cliffs. A short circular walk (approximately 4 miles) from the lighthouses at Nash Point to St Donats can be accessed along the cliff tops. The walk covers part of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast path with dramatic views of the coast.


Swansea Watersports and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whether you're looking for a quiet family day out, or exciting water activities such as powerboating, Swansea watersports have something for you.

Beaches in the Gower and self catering accommodation nearby...

Th Gower has the most beatiful beaches ranging from Llangennith, Three Cliff Bay, Caswell, Rhossili Bay, Mewslade Bay, Whiteford Sands, Port Eynon Bay and Oxwich Bay.

Beaches in Porthcawl and self catering accommodation nearby...

A perfect place for the great traditional seaside holiday, Porthcawl has seven beaches making it a favorite with holiday makers.

Whiteford Sands Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Whiteford Sands is a vast two mile expanse of beach at the edge of the Loughor Estuary.

Pink Bay and self catering accommodation nearby...

The rocks have a unique pink marbling effect and give the name Pink Bay. This is a quiet beach, 15 minutes walk from Rest Bay that has a steep pebble bank down onto a flat beach edged by a rocky shoreline.

Ogmore-by-sea beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Ogmore-by-sea is a popular sandy beach with excellent views out across the Bristol channel to the hills of Exmoor. There is something for everyone at ogmore - rock pools for the children to explore, nice walks along the coastline, surfing at the commonly surfed river mouth and it is also a popular area for sea fishing. Bathing is considered safe (please observe any safety notices from the lifeguards).


Three Cliff Bay Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Backed by steep sand dunnes Three Cliff Bay Beach is a well known beauty spot. Great for families, walkers, horse riding and climbers.


Caswell Beach and self catering accommodation nearby...

Caswell is a sandy beach with good access and facilities, a popular destination for both visitors and locals all year round. The beach is close to Mumbles, The beach shops are tailored for young families, and are well stocked with all the essentials for building sand castles.


 
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