Dunraven Bay

Dunraven Bay

Southerndown, Bridgend, CF32 0RP

Escape the light-polluted skies of South Wales and enjoy a night of stargazing at this lovely little bay on the coast. This location is also often referred to as Southerndown beach taking its name from the nearby village.

There are excellent views of star-filled skies, particularly towards the South and South-West across the Bristol Channel. Take your camera along and capture the Milky Way in all its glory.

The location benefits local amenities (we are not sure if the toilets are open 24 hours), a large car park and a nice sandy beach. The nearby Dunraven Castle ruins and walled gardens well worth a visit too!

What3Words Editor's Pick June 2021
Our thanks to What3Words for using this location in their June 2021 Editor’s Pick

Weather forecast

  • 21/09/21

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  • 21/09/21

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  • 22/09/21

    14° 2%
  • 22/09/21

    14° 3%

Weather forecast for Southerndown (beach) (0.1 miles away) updated 21/09/21 at 04:00.




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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 27th September 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA (14.7 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 4th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA (14.7 miles away)

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  • Barry Astronomical Society meeting

    Monday 18th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Barry Community Enterprise Centre, Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA (14.7 miles away)

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  • Bridgend Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 20th October 2021 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Bridgend Tennis Club, Church Road, Bridgend, CF31 3AZ (4.0 miles away)

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  • Exmoor Dark Skies & Farmhouse Supper

    Friday 22nd October 2021 from 18:00pm to 20:00pm

    Exford Car Park, Chapel Street, Exford, TA24 7PP, South West (21.7 miles away)

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