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Aberafan - Margam Sands (Opp. Steel Wks.) Beach

Port Talbot, County Borough of Neath Port Talbot

A long sandy beach. Overlooked by steel works and backed by moors, dunes and a nature reserve.

Beach Type

Sand

Activities

A popular spot for kite-surfing and wind-surfing

Nature and Wildlife

There is a local nature reserve. The beach itself is three miles long. plenty of room to stretch your legs.

Water Quality

Not Tested

Lifeguard

No

Tourist Information

http://www.neath-porttalbot.gov.uk Aquadome. Afan Lido. Aberavon Seafront. Port Talbot (01639) 871444

Location

Nearest town: Port Talbot
County: County Borough of Neath Port Talbot
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5379, -3.80256

Access

From junction 38 of the M4. take the road heading east and follow it across the level crossing and on towards the beach

Nearest Railway Stations

Port Talbot Parkway (Approx. 4 miles away)
Pyle (Approx. 4 miles away)
Baglan (Approx. 6 miles away)
Briton Ferry (Approx. 7 miles away)
Maesteg (Ewenny Road) (Approx. 8 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Parking available.

Nearby Car Parks

Kenfig National Nature Reserve, Kenfig (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Margam Park Abbey, Groes (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away
Heol Ton, Kenfig (Unknown stay).
About 3.6 miles away
Channel View, Aberavon (Unknown stay).
About 3.7 miles away
Port Talbot Station South, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Port Talbot Station North, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Sandown Road, Aberavon (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
The Princess Margaret Way South, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Station Road, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away
Margam Country Park, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Port Talbot