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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 Sunday 24 October

Chance of rain 94%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 22mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 58%
Min temp. 13°C
(feels like 11°C)
Wind 13mph

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.

British Beaches is a Good Stuff website. Sun, 24 Oct 2021 14:28:59 +0100