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Aberafan Beach

Aberafan, Castell-nedd Port Talbot / Neath Port Talbot

A long strip of sandy beach, popular with surfers.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Beach is near a large town

Activities

The surfing can be really good but also dangerous at high tide
Beginners should surf on a dropping tide and avoid the southern area near the breakwater

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

Yes

Dogs

Dogs allowed all year.

Tourist Information

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

Location

Nearest town: Aberafan
County: Castell-nedd Port Talbot / Neath Port Talbot
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5906, -3.82053
Postcode: SA12 6QP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Access through Port-Talbot. Follow signs for Aberavon beach.

Public Transport

Nearest train station. Port talbot. Local bus services serve the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Port Talbot Parkway (Approx. 2 miles away)
Baglan (Approx. 2 miles away)
Briton Ferry (Approx. 3 miles away)
Neath (Approx. 5 miles away)
Skewen (Approx. 5 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

The Princess Margaret Way South, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
The Princess Margaret Way, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Pier Way, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Channel View, Aberavon (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Sandown Road, Aberavon (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Scarlet Avenue, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 0.8 miles away
St Mary's, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Port Talbot, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Bethany Square, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Station Road, Port Talbot (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Aberafan