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Porthcawl - Trecco Bay Beach

Porthcawl, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr / Bridgend

Sheltered sandy beach within walking distance of Porthcawl. Within a holiday park with public access. Good family facilities including amusement arcade and leisure centre. Dog exercise area. Free parking.

Beach Type

sand & rock


Disabled access


Crazy golf

Nature and Wildlife

Explore the coast and the seaside town of Porthcawl

Water Quality





Dog restrictions apply. Dog exercise area.

Awards and Recommendations

Blue Flag Beach
Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Porthcawl TIC. Old Police Station. John Street 01656 786639


Nearest town: Porthcawl
County: Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr / Bridgend
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4731, -3.68335
Postcode: CF36 5DB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Porthcawl Community, Bridgend at Explore Britain.


Junction 37 of the M4. direction Portcawl.

Public Transport

First service X2 goes between cardiff and Porthcawl. Nearest train station is Bridgend

Nearest Railway Stations

Pyle (Approx. 4 miles away)
Bridgend (Approx. 5 miles away)
Wildmill (Approx. 5 miles away)
Sarn (Approx. 6 miles away)
Tondu (Approx. 7 miles away)

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


Parking available. a fee applies in some areas

Nearby Car Parks

Trecco Bay, Porthcawl (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Mackworth Road, Porthcawl (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Sandy Lane, Porthcawl (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Hillsboro' Place North, Porthcawl (Long stay).
About 0.8 miles away
Hillsboro' Place South, Porthcawl (Long stay).
About 0.9 miles away
John Street, Porthcawl (Short stay).
About 1 miles away
Fitzhamon Road, Porthcawl (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Rivermouth, Ogmore-by-Sea (Unknown stay).
About 1.9 miles away
Rest Bay, Porthcawl (Unknown stay).
About 2.1 miles away
Candleston Castle, Merthyr Mawr (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Porthcawl