Dunraven Bay is very popular it is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village.  The walled gardens and Dunra

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Much loved by the locals and attracting many visitors every year, although officially called Dunraven Bay, it is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village.

The Heritage Coast Centre and its team of rangers is located at Dunraven Bay. Dunraven Gardens are situated just up from the beach and are a wonderful place to visit.

This beach is a great place to fossil hunt and has some of the best rock pools along the coast. It has a great sandy beach, large car park and visitor facilities.

Southerndown - Seaside Award 2023

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  • Parking with charge

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  • Accepts groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

B4265 south from Bridgend signed for Llantwit Major. Continue through Ewenny to St Brides Major; turn right where signed to Southerndown. Continue through Southerndown and right where signed for the beach.

Public Transport Directions

Accessible by Public Transport: Bridgend station is 6 miles away.

Dunraven Bay (Southerndown Beach)


Southerndown, Vale of Glamorgan, CF32 0RP

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