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Llantwit Major Beach
Explore Vale of Glamorgan Beaches and Coast

The Vale of Glamorgan lies at the southern tip of Wales in the United Kingdom. Known for its dramatic coastline of secluded coves, steep cliffs and amazing views it's a beautiful spot to visit at any time of year.

You're never more than minutes away from a stunning beach in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Heritage Coast Walk stretches from Aberthaw to Porthcawl, which not only showcases the varying wildlife and scenery of this coastline but is also fringed with pretty towns and villages full of character for you to visit.

The Glamorgan coastline is a must for walkers, cyclists or for those who want to soak up the countryside charm. Explore the coastal footpaths and country lanes, past cliffs, coves and sandy dunes. Also for those water enthusiasts amongst you, this is fast becoming one of the top spots in the United Kingdom to go surfing, windsurfing, kayaking or paddle-boarding.

Vale of Glamorgan Coast Map


Want some ideas on where to visit?

Every favourite location must be visited for the first time. Want some ideas, why not check out the below small selection of coastal locations, including beaches, activities, things to see and do, and places to stay and eat:

Amelia Trust Farm

Atlantic College lifeboat station

Glamorgan Heritage Coast Centre

Barry Dock lifeboat station

Welsh Hawking Centre

The Bears Head Pub

Cosmeston Medieval Village

The Knap Beach

St Marys Well Bay Beach

Jacksons Bay Beach

Porthkerry Country Park

Limpert Bay Beach