Rest Bay beach | Day Out With The Kids

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Rest Bay beach

  • Porthcawl
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Beaches

Attraction Information

If you’ve got little animal lovers, then Rest Bay beach in South Wales is the spot to be. With golden sands and rocks, it’s a great place to spend a day exploring. 

Mini explorers can peek into rock pools and try to spot some starfish or crabs, you never know what you’ll find! The waves here at Rest Bay are often quite big, making it the perfect spot for surfing. Never been surfing before? Now’s as good a time as any to try it out!


  • Great sandy and rocky beach 
  • Lifeguarding service 
  • Dogs allowed in the off peak months
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Opening hours

All year round



Travel & Contact Information


Mallard Way, Porthcawl , Glamorgan and Cardiff, CF36 3QB, Wales

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Click here to visit Rest Bay beach's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Rest Bay beach has not told us about their parking.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Rest Bay beach has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, Rest Bay beach is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Rest Bay beach have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Rest Bay beach has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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