About Llantwit Major (Cwm Colhuw) Beach
Popular with families and surfers alike, Cwm Col-huw beach is packed with all the facilities you need for a family day out.
As well as being full of great features typical of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast such as rock-pools, a sandy beach and rugged cliffs, Cwm Col-huw is also home to a number of rare and beautiful species, including the Small Blue Butterfly, Britain's smallest resident butterfly. Wildlife can also be spotted at the Cwm Col-huw Nature Reserve which runs along the cliff tops to the west and back towards the town.
The nearby town of Llantwit Major is steeped in history where you will discover independent shops and a good range of eateries. St Illtud’s church and the Galilee Chapel is well worth a visit.
Llantwit Major/Cwm Colhuw beach is great for surfing and coastal walks all year round. The Wales Coast Path joins up with the beach and offers some amazing walks and views. Beach with rock pools, sand and cliff top scenery.
Toilets, cafe and parking. Dogs not allowed May to end September.