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Cold Knap Beach

(Barry Cold Knap Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

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The bay, located adjacent to Barry Old Harbour, is primarily a steeply sloping stone and pebble beach, with sand exposed at low water only.

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.


Weather and tides for Sunday 5 December

Chance of rain 94%
Min temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 4mph
Tomorrow (Monday)
Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Cold Knap Beach is currently high. Low tide will be at approximately 1:48 AM tomorrow, and the next high tide will be at approximately 7:56 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   10.3°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Cold Knap Beach

Things to do and see in the area

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

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Location: The knap, Barri

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: ST099663

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan

Parish: Barry

Nearest postcode: CF6 8YZ

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Visitor information for Cold Knap Beach, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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