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Limpert Bay

(Aberthaw Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales


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A wide bay overlooked by Aberthaw Power Station.

At low tides this is a vast expanse of rocks and pebbles. Rich in fossils and interspersed with rock-pools and patches of sand. In the water there are two large cooling water outlets from the local power station.

Limpert Bay is on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, and adjacent to the Wales Coast Path.

Bay Sand Rock

Weather and tides for Monday 15 October

Tonight
Chance of rain 12%
Min temp. 11°C
(feels like 8°C)
Wind 9mph
Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 15°C)
Wind 9mph
Max UV Index

The tide at Limpert Bay is currently rising. High tide will be at approximately 11:25 PM, and the next low tide will be at approximately 5:10 AM tomorrow.

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 Limpert Bay

Things to do and see in the area

The Fontygary Inn (1.9 miles)
Fonmon Castle (2.2 miles)
St Illtud s Church (3.8 miles)
St Illtyd's Church (3.8 miles)
Porthkerry Country Park (4.3 miles)
Beaupre Castle (4.6 miles)
Amelia Trust Farm (5.1 miles)
Llandow Circuit (5.1 miles)
Dyffryn Gardens (6.4 miles)

All distances are approximate

Other beaches nearby

Location: West Aberthaw

Location type: Urban

Nearest village: Silstwn (Gileston)

OS Grid: ST020657

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan

Parish: St. Athan

Nearest postcode: CF6 9ZW

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

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