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Jackson's Bay

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales


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The 170 metre cove slopes gently and comprises of sand, backed by steep cliffs on the west to Nell's Point, with a harbour wall on the east.

It faces south east towards the Bristol Channel and is backed by the highly urbanised town of Barry.

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Weather and tides for Sunday 24 October

Today
Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 15°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 20mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 58%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 16mph

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

Approximate sea surface temperature:   15.1°C  

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Recommended holiday cottages near Jackson's Bay

Things to do and see in the area

Brit Movie Tours (0.4 miles)
Barry Island Pleasure Park (0.4 miles)
Smugglers Cove (0.5 miles)
High Street (1 miles)
Porthkerry Country Park (2 miles)
Brynhill Golf Club (2.1 miles)
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park (3.9 miles)
Amelia Trust Farm (4.2 miles)
Dyffryn Gardens (4.2 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: Barry Island, Barri

Location type: Urban

OS Grid: ST120666

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan

Parish: Barry

Nearest postcode: CF62 5TU

(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)

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Visitor information for Jackson's Bay, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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