Aberthaw Beach

Visit Aberthaw Beach

On the South Wales coast overlooking the Bristol channel Aberthaw Beach is rocky with some sand at low tide backed by the imposing Power Station.

Did you know? To the east of the beach you can find the Aberthaw Lime Works in operation from 1888 to 1926, now a derelict, Grade II Listed Building.

The beach is is a well known and popular sea fishing destination, popular with anglers. There are no facilities on the beach but in the village nearby stop in at the The Blue Anchor Inn a traditional thatched pub established in 1380.

This beach is …

  • Rocky With Some Sand
  • Off The Beaten Path
  • Great Fo Fishing

What to see and do

  • Go Fishing

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Places to stay

  • Holiday Cottage

Holiday accommodation near this beach

Have a great day out by the coast

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Getting To Aberthaw Beach

Beach Location

Aberthaw Barry, South Glamorgan CF62 4ZW


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train

Rhoose Station

Getting to the beach

Map of Aberthaw Beach

Explore the Welsh coastline

beautiful beach on South West England coast

What’s On along the Coast

Throughout the year there are a series of events and festivals taking place along the Coast. Find out What’s On from food festivals to cultural and sporting events.

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Get active on the beach

Find the best beaches for water sports. Learn to kitesurfsurf or sail at schools around the UK. Lessons are available to suit all abilities.

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