Jacksons Bay beach, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan
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    Jacksons Bay Beach Information

    Jacksons Bay beach is a secluded bay, backed by cliffs with one end being formed by the breakwater at the entrance to Barry Docks. Often overlooked by most people who stay on the larger beaches next door.

    Take the concrete footpath running from the east end of Whitmore Bay along the cliff top and you will eventually come to Jackson’s Bay. Beware in stormy weather or high tide as the path descends to the foot of the cliffs to reach the beach.


    Jacksons Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

    We have no current information on dog restrictions for Jacksons Bay Beach.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 3 beaches around Barry Island, 12 beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, or check our list of Vale of Glamorgan Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Water Quality

    Beach Bathing Water Quality

    Water samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
    • Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
    • Good: generally good water quality
    • Sufficient: meets minimum standards
    • Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
  • Tides
  • Weather

    7-day Weather Forecast

    No precipitation throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 14°C on Monday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
       0%  4%   4 mph
      7:06 am    7:04 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
       0%  23%   1 mph
      7:08 am    7:02 pm

    Friday, Sep 28th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
       3%  41%   13 mph
      7:10 am    6:59 pm
    Saturday, Sep 29th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
       1%  73%   7 mph
      7:11 am    6:57 pm

    Sunday, Sep 30th
     Mostly cloudy in the morning.
       0%  57%   8 mph
      7:13 am    6:55 pm
    Monday, Oct 1st
     Partly cloudy overnight.
       5%  13%   15 mph
      7:14 am    6:52 pm

    Tuesday, Oct 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the afternoon.
       11%  57%   12 mph
      7:16 am    6:50 pm
    Wednesday, Oct 3rd
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
       4%  55%   12 mph
      7:18 am    6:48 pm

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