The Knap beach is a wide steeply sloping pebble beach popular with surfers. At low tide you do get some sand.
As you head along the coast the beach is backed by cliffs and there are good coastal walks near by.
Parking is behind the beach and toilets available.
The Knap Beach has been awarded a regional Seaside Award.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for The Knap Beach.
- 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.
Our 7 day weather forecast for Barry in Vale of Glamorgan
Expect a temp in the range 15.9℃ to 17.1℃ with wind speed 10.5 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 14.3℃ to 15.1℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 13.7℃ to 15℃ with wind speed 9.3 m/sec (ESE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.4℃ to 15.7℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 13.6℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 15.1℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 1.7 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 15.8℃ to 16.6℃ with wind speed 4.6 m/sec (ENE)
Weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Our tide forecast for The Knap Beach in Vale of Glamorgan.
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