Local Beaches 

The nearest beach is Cwm Colhuw or Llantwit Major beach, and is about a 20 minute walk from Acorn Campsite. This beach is a mainly rocky beach with sandy sections.  Fantastic beach for Rock Pooling and Sand Castle building.

 

This beach has dog friendly areas and dog ban areas during summer months.

There are a number of beautiful beaches all within a short drive or cycle from Acorn Campsite.

Grab you buckets and spades and visit Ogmore, Southerdown or Barry Island.  

Or go on a hunt for hundreds of years old fossils at Nash Point, Summerhouse Point or Porthkerry

 

Dog Friendly beaches all year round in the area

 

Ogmore by Sea,                         Fontygary Bay

Porthkerry,                                 Lavernock Point - near Penarth

St Mary's Well Bay - Sully       Jacksons Bay - Barry

Nash Point - Monknash           Summerhouse Point - Boverton

The Leys - Aberthaw                 Penarth Beach - to the right of the lifeboat slipway

 

Dog Beach Ban from 1st May to 30th September:

 

Llantwit Major,                        Southerndown

Cold Knap,                                Barry Island

Penarth

 

Please take care when spending time on any of the beautiful beaches in the area. Be aware of the tides as they can catch you out quickly.

 

Please check tides times before your trip to the beach.

 

If you get into trouble, call 999 and ask for the coastguards 

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