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It has been a long time since the SWGA website had an upgrade and we have started one on the 22nd of January 2020... and has, as of 1st February been substantially completed

The site is now responsive to the device you are using. On large screens the full menu will be displayed, on smaller screens the menu option will give you access to all of the information

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The coastal section at The Bendricks is a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of the dinosaur tracks exposed here. It is the best site in Britain for dinosaur tracks of the Triassic Period and should be preserved for all to see and study.

Please do not collect or damage the footprints. This site is protected by Law Please report anyone you see removing the rock to the Countryside Council for Wales, the Geology Department of the National Museum of Wales, or the Geologists' Association South Wales Group.

The colourful rocks of Penarth were formed over 200 million years ago. They tell a fascinating story of changes in climate and sea-level. You can download an information sheet here to help you understand the things that you can find


The cliffs are very unstable so it is important to keep well away from them, and not to hammer at them.