Cold Knap Beach

Visit Cold Knap Beach

Cold Knap Beach just west of Barry Island on the Glamorgan coast. The beach is very pebbly, but when the tide goes out the is a sandy expanse.

Backing the beach is the marine lake, a peaceful spot, stroll around feed the birds

Take a walk along the beach to cliffs to the western side, or head the other way to Knap Hill and the lifeguard station, passed the old pool.

This is also a popular sea fishing beach, and you will see people with their rods along the seafront.

There is parking on the seafront, and public toilets there.

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

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Getting To Cold Knap Beach

Beach Location

8 Knap Car Terrace, Barry CF62 6FF


There is a carpark close to the beach

Nearest Train


Getting to the beach

Map of Cold Knap Beach

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