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Southerndown Beach

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.