Whitmore Bay Beach (Vale of Glamorgan)

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  • Information

    Whitmore Bay is huge sandy beach that lies between the two peninsulas of Friar’s Point and Nell’s Point. As the tide goes out you get more sand to play on.

    Whitmore Bay is the main Barry Island beach and is between the smaller Jackson’s Bay around Nell’s Point and the Little Island or Old Harbour beach around Friar’s Point.

    Whitmore Bay is the heart of Barry island and you have a wide selection of facilities on hand day and night: toilets, beach hut rental, cafes, restaurants, pubs, amusements and shops.

    Whitmore Bay Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.

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

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have no beaches around Barry Island, 13 beaches in Vale of Glamorgan, or check our list of Vale of Glamorgan Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Beach 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
  • 7 Day Weather Forecast

    Our weather forecast for Barry Island in Vale of Glamorgan is split into two widgets. The first shows a timeline containing temperature, wind, sunrise/sunset and chance of rain, whilst the second shows the forecast for the week ahead including severe weather alerts when available.



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