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Kenfig National Nature Reserve

Kenfig National Nature Reserve


Kenfig NNR (includes the area of sand dunes and Kenfig Pool) are designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Glamorgan's largest natural lake, Kenfig Pool, is set on the edge of this beautiful sand dune nature reserve.





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Map reference: SS 803811  Lat: 51.51610 Long: -3.72646

Kenfig National Nature Reserve can be reached from Junction 37 of the M4 Motorway and is signposted from North Cornelly, Pyle and Porthcawl. Free car park.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 10 miles from Pyle station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


There is currently n cafe but soft drinks and chcolates,crisp, ice cream ect are available from the farm shop.