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Cold Knap. Barry Beach

Barry, Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan

Barry island is a busy built-up seaside resort town with a large fairground, lots of amusements and some sandy beaches. Cod Knapp headland is slightly removed and generally quieter.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets
Further facilities in the town and pleasure park

Activities

Coastal walks

Nature and Wildlife

A walk along the beach to the west will reveal the remains of a roman building.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

No

Dogs

Dogs are banned during summer.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

The Promenade. Paget Road. Barry Island. CF62 5TQ. Tel: 01446 747171

Location

Nearest town: Barry
County: Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3889, -3.29863
Postcode: CF62 6TA
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

Signposted off junction 33 of the M4. cold Knapp is situated just to the east of Barry Island.

Public Transport

barry is served by trains from Cardiff.

Nearest Railway Stations

Barry (About a mile away)
Barry Island (About a mile and a half away)
Barry Docks (Approx. 2 miles away)
Rhoose Cardiff International Airport (Approx. 2 miles away)
Cadoxton (Approx. 3 miles away)

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

Parking

Parking available a short walk from this beach.

Nearby Car Parks

The Knap, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Bron-y-Mor, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Harbour Road, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Barry Station, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Airparks Cardiff, Rhoose (Long stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Long Stay 2, Rhoose (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Wyndham Street, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Short Stay, Rhoose (Short stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Court Road, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 2 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Long Stay 1, Rhoose (Long stay).
About 2 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Barry