The beach faces south west towards the Bristol Channel, backed by cliffs at the north end, with a promenade at the south end towards Cold Knap Point and the highly urbanised town of Barry in the surrounding area.
Cold Knap Beach is adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.
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The tide at Cold Knap Beach is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 4:12 AM tomorrow, and the next low tide will be at approximately 10:30 AM tomorrow.
Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low
Approximate sea surface temperature: 10°CDetailed weather and tides »
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Porthkerry Country Park (0.8 miles)
Smugglers Cove (0.8 miles)
Barry Island Pleasure Park (0.9 miles)
Brit Movie Tours (1 miles)
High Street (1.2 miles)
Brynhill Golf Club (2.1 miles)
The Fontygary Inn (3 miles)
Fonmon Castle (3.4 miles)
Amelia Trust Farm (3.6 miles)
All distances are approximate
less than a mile east-southeast as the seagull flies, less than a mile by road.
less than a mile east as the seagull flies, just over a mile by road.
around 2 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 3 miles west as the seagull flies, around 7 miles by road.
around 5 miles west as the seagull flies, around 8 miles by road.
around 9 miles west as the seagull flies, around 12 miles by road.
Location: The knap, Barri
Location type: Urban
OS Grid: ST099663
Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan
Nearest postcode: CF6 8YZ
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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