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Merthyr Mawr Sand Dunes

Bridgend, Wales
+44 1443 411098
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Nice and clean spot.

Took our son here for a day out, very happy how clean it was, also loads of different little paths... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew M
via mobile
Sandy dunes

Does what it says in the tin, no more no less. Dunes are often used by runners for resistance... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Inna A
via mobile
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Bridgend, Wales
+44 1443 411098
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took our son here for a day out, very happy how clean it was, also loads of different little paths to choose whilst out walking. Also some big sand dunes to roll or slide down. Worth a visit on a nice day.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Does what it says in the tin, no more no less. Dunes are often used by runners for resistance training

Thank Inna A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Miles of unspoiled sand dunes teaming with local wildlife. When the weather is nice and dry you can't beat it. DO NOT try to cross the estuary when the tide is going out. Very dangerous. Be safe and look at the tide lines.

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is walk starts at the Merthyr Mawr car park. but long before that you would pass through the village of thatched quaint cottages. The dunes are not too big but not for buggies or toddlers. Although there is at the beginning if you choose...More

Thank Tulachops03
Reviewed 1 week ago

I regularly visit the Dunes! Such a peace and beautiful area.. you can walk over to the beach (about 20 min walk) and see both Newton and Ogmore beaches. A firm favourite for dog walkers

Thank charlie122017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to walk, run or just sit and picnic and chill! Took a kite and a football and had loads of fun!

Thank Dcous1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sand partially covers Candlestone Castle. The dunes are more or stabilised by marcum grass. It use to be possible to ski down them when conditions allowed. You will pass through the beautiful village of Merthyr Mawr with its thatched cottages. Take care some the...More

Thank cookebach
Reviewed 1 week ago

The extensive sand dunes at Mertyr Mawr are worth a visit for walking , exercising or just relaxing on the sand . The paths and car park hav ebeen improved recently . there is a charge for car parking . Toilet faciities open during the...More

Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend these huge sand dunes if you are in the area and looking for a bit of exercise . Its a great day out in a lovely area. Wear good shoes though some of the hills are pretty big!

Thank FrancescaWar
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped just inside the National Park for a spectacular walk along the river past the dunes. The scenery is fantastic, the dunes are absolutely wonderful. The large amount of wildlife in this peaceful area makes for a very enjoyable walk. After a nice long walk...More

Thank Nick T
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Shek M
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Andrew W
25 May 2017|
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Response from JoMc645 | Reviewed this property |
No not really. There's a car park that's mainly busy on weekends. Whenever you go because there's so many routes you can walk you very rarely see many people.
16 May 2017|
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Response from Jake M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I would say so