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Aberavon Beach

Port Talbot, Wales
+44 7831 810220
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Nice beach, but it is just a beach

Aberavon beach is a fine sandy example. It's clean, and on the day we went (today) in mid-August... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karl M
Beautiful beach

Massive beach area, sandy, tide goes all the way to the top daily meaning it is washed clean every... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“steel works” (29 reviews)
Port Talbot, Wales
+44 7831 810220
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Reviewed yesterday

Aberavon beach is a fine sandy example. It's clean, and on the day we went (today) in mid-August the waves hitting it were pretty spectacular. Go to Margam Country Park whilst in the area. It is simply stunning with amazing old ruins dating back to...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Massive beach area, sandy, tide goes all the way to the top daily meaning it is washed clean every day. Lost of parking, free or at a very low cost. Great walk way along the beach that is an easy walk. Plenty of benches at...More

Thank Torlus
Reviewed 4 days ago

the beach is kept very clean and and is a good place to take the kids, its not over commercialized YET ! There a lovely play area for the kids on the prom which is really good. Also o lovely place to take a walk...More

Thank stevehandley40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here for years, very impressed with the changes that the council have done, well done. Lots of things to do with young children (4 & 8) pool and play area and the beach. Good flat walking promenade for all. Will be going back

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the beach with my friends and their young boy this week for the first time, despite it only being 30 mins from where I live. I had been told its a great beach for dog walking (although May-Oct dogs aren't allowed but that's...More

Thank Melanie037
Reviewed 1 week ago

As beaches go it's a real pleasure to visit, good parking and several good food outlets at the seafront.

Thank juyamah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Aberavon is a long sandy beach on Swansea bay... It is only spoilt by the ugly port Talbot steelworks on the eastern end. Looking across the bay towards mumbles lighthouse ,it's a lovely view .... There are places along the promenade to get a coffee,...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a windy day with a group of lads looking to swim in the sea. The views were amazing, the waves were gigantic and the lifeguards basically watched us the whole time as we were the only souls on the beach. But it...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach could be the best in the uk if the council only put some thought into developing it the size on the beach is huge only if butlins or pontins could get their hand on it

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live about two miles from Aberavon beach and spend quite a few hours over the summer holiday here with our grandchildren It's a beautiful stretch of beach well maintained and the life guards are great just wish the summer would return but the kids...More

Thank julieseaward2016
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5 July 2017|
Response from 888firefly | Reviewed this property |
Hi there i believe it's open from 8.30 am, you can phone Neath & Portalbot council they will know.
Gaynor B
14 June 2017|
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Response from Damien B | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I'm always surprised to see how many dogs there are
6 May 2017|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
I certainly didn't see any, sorry

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