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Southerndown is a village close to St Brides Major, Llantwit Major and Ogmore-by-Sea, mostly known for its beach, which is a popular tourist destination during the summer months. When the tide is out there is an expanse of sand and pools. The cliffs are an impressive, and very obvious, example of sedimentary rock. St. ... Llantwit Major (Welsh: Llanilltud Fawr -- llan church + Illtud + mawr greater) is a small town in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel coast. ... Ogmore-by-Sea is a seaside village on the Heritiage Coastline of South Wales in the UK. Approximately 10km from Bridgend and lies in the Vale of Glamorgan. ... Two types of sedimentary rock: limey shale overlaid by limestone. ...


As Southerndown is a west-facing, Atlantic facing beach, off-shore winds from the East generate superb surf, and along with nearby Ogmore-by-Sea Southerndown is known to have some of the best quality surf in South/South-East Wales. Ogmore-by-Sea is a seaside village on the Heritiage Coastline of South Wales in the UK. Approximately 10km from Bridgend and lies in the Vale of Glamorgan. ...


Southerndown, along with Ogmore-by-Sea is the best beach near to Cardiff, benefiting from the warming effects of the Gulf Stream. For the album by Ocean Colour Scene, see North Atlantic Drift (album) The Gulf Stream is orange and yellow in this representation of water temperatures of the Atlantic. ...


There are actually two beaches separated by a headland. On the headland is ruined Dunraven Castle. headLand was an Australian drama series produced by the Seven Network set in a university. ...


The second beach is only accessible by steep steps and is largely unused. The steps also reach the beach fairly far out from the cliffside, so it's easy to become cut off from them and stranded on the beach. The second beach is one of the largest in Glamorgan and stretches all the way down the coast to Nash Point near Llantwit Major. Llantwit Major (Welsh: Llanilltud Fawr -- llan church + Illtud + mawr greater) is a small town in the Vale of Glamorgan, south Wales, lying on the Bristol Channel coast. ...


 
 

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