Caswell Bay


Caswell Bay
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Water Quality

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales

Caswell Bay is a sought-after spot with surfers and families alike. It has fantastic views and accessible amenities.


The beach is used for: swimming, surfing, sea canoeing - zoning is in place for water sports.

Wildlife and Walks

The beach is close to Bishop’s Wood Local Nature Reserve and Countryside Centre. It is also on part of a network of coastal walks. For more on walking see here:

What's tested here?

Water samples are taken at this designated bathing water by Natural Resources Wales, during the bathing season, 15th May to 30th September.
Find out more about designated bathing waters.

High levels of bacteria in the water can indicate pollution from sewage treatment works or polluted rain water draining from the land.
Where does pollution comes from and how can you help?

Water quality can be reduced for up to 72 hours after heavy rain. Look out for temporary signs at the beach and on our website.

Annual classification

2017 Excellent

What does this mean?

At the end of every bathing season the water quality is classified as either:

Excellent — the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest

Good — generally good water quality

Sufficient — meets minimum standards

Poor — You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.

Today's forecast

Forecasts are not available for this location.

Data provided by Natural Resources Wales
More information about potential pollution sources and improvement plans.


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Tide times

Potential hazards at this beach

Strong currents Strong currents
Tidal cut-off Tidal cut-off

Lifeguarded locations - top five safety tips

Non-lifeguarded locations For those who can’t make it to a lifeguarded beach

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Facilities at Caswell Bay

Food Food Toilets Toilets Shops Shops Bins Bins



There is a car park next to the beach.

Dog restrictions


Dogs not allowed May 1st to September 30th:

Beach cleaning

Cleaned daily by machine during the summer.



Dates and times

Service provided by RLNI

Daily: 29th April - 3rd September 2017

Please ensure you read beach notice boards for any changes to lifeguard service. Please see safety tab for more information on beach safety.