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Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

  • Bridgend
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

At Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes the present warren is all that is left of what was once the Largest Sand Dune Complex In Britain, stretching along the coast to Mumbles. The warren is an important wildlife habitat and site of scientific interest, which shelters a rich variety of plants. Parts of the Hollywood blockbuster Lawrence of Arabia were filmed here.

More excitingly you can sled down the enormous dunes at quite decent speeds, sometimes there are even people there selling them but it's best to pick up your own beforehand to be sure, this isn't something you want to miss.

The postcode given is for satnav to get you close but please do plan your journey independently.

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Opening hours

Year round access


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Merthyr Mawr Road, Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend, Glamorgan and Cardiff, CF32 0, Wales

Phone number

01656 815332



Click here to visit Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes has not told us about their parking.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes has not told us about their dining options.

No, Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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