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"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Southerndown Beach

(Dunraven Bay Beach)

Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

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A beautiful west facing sand and pebble bay at the foot of cliffs on the Heritage Coast.

The bay faces south west towards the Bristol Channel, measuring approximately 1 kilometre on a low tide, narrowing to approximately 200 metres at high tide. The beach is sandy, with a shingle bank at the high tide mark, backed by steep sandstone cliffs. The village of Southerndown is located north of the bay. The coast waters and coastal belt is listed as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, confirming the high conservation status of the Area.

Southerndown Beach is on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.

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Weather and tides for Thursday 22 March

Chance of rain 9%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 16mph
Max UV Index
Chance of rain 87%
Min temp. 7°C
(feels like 3°C)
Wind 16mph

The tide at Southerndown Beach is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 2:57 AM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 9:20 AM.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Southerndown

Location type: Rural

OS Grid: SS884729

Country: Wales

Local Authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

Parish: St Bride's Major

Nearest postcode: CF32 0RP

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

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