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Porthcawl dog-friendly Beach, Wales


Long beach about 2 miles long.


GPS coords for car park: 51.4792, -3.6758  You can park on the beach car park busy in nice weather. In the summer there is a charged car park also. You can also park in Merthyr Mawr Village (Cadleston) small charge. Access to the sand dunes another great walking area. Cafe next to the beach, Parkdean Caravan site 2 mins walk. A shop just up the road. 2 pubs for meals. Village shop around the corner. Great for fishing.

The beach is a ten minute walk from Newton village, which is easily reached by bus services to or from Porthcawl. First Bus run various direct services from Bridgend, Cardiff (X2) and Swansea. For the beach, alight at the Globe garage.


Not the biggest beach in the world, but there's plenty for the dog to explore. The kids may enjoy exploring the many rock pools.

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Edited: 8th March 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.