River Thaw

The River Thaw is a river in the , south . At 20 kilometres/12.4 miles, it is the longest river entirely in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Notable Places in the Area

Aberthaw Power Station refers to two decommissioned coal-fired and co-fired biomass power stations on the coast of , near in the . is situated 2,100 feet northwest of River Thaw. Photo: Christopher Ware, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a beach on the which connects to Watch House Beach to the East, the line of division is the run-off of the River Thaw and Summerhouse Bay to the West. is situated 1 mile west of River Thaw. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a Grade II* listed inn in , , south Wales. is situated 3,500 feet northeast of River Thaw. Photo: Christopher Ware, CC BY-SA 2.0.

St Athan Boys' Village was a village-style holiday camp located in West , , Wales. is situated 1 mile north of River Thaw. Photo: Mick Lobb, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a small village near West in Bro Morgannwg on the coast of . Photo: John Salmon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also Fontygary, Fontegary or Fontygari, is a village adjacent to , 3 miles south-west of in the , on the coast of south . Photo: Vincent Babb, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a in the in south . is situated 1½ miles northeast of River Thaw. Photo: Daicaregos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

River Thaw

51.3828° or 51° 22' 58.1" north
-3.3961° or 3° 23' 46" west
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13 feet (4 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Cebuano: River Thaw
  • English: Afon Ddaw
  • English: Afon Ddawan
  • Livvi: Afon Ddawan
  • Swedish: River Thaw
  • Welsh: Afon Ddawan

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