Overview

Barmouth Beach (Portland Cottage)

Portland Cottage, Clarendon
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Admission

Free

Opening Hours

Always open

Features

3
Cleanliness rating
0
Harassment rating
  • Parking available
  • Pets allowed
  • Toilet available
  • Changingroom available
  • Lifeguard station
  • Food & drinks allowed
  • Running water available
  • Cooking allowed

General

Basic Info

  • Name: D. Brandon Hay
  • Organization: Caribbean Coastal Area Management Foundation
  • Survey date & time: 8th April, 2019, 7:30pm
  • Beach: Barmouth Beach (Portland Cottage)
  • Other names:
  • Location: Portland Cottage, Clarendon
  • Latitude: 17.74683978114035
  • Longitude: -77.23835489965819
  • Beach length: 120.00 m

Beach Basics

  • Fishing beach: Yes
  • Fish vending: Yes
  • Commercial activity level: Moderate levels of commercial activity (6 - 10 vendors/stalls/business places)
  • Swimming/bathing beach: No
  • Protected area: Portland Bight Protected Area
  • Opening hours
    Always open
  • Busiest day of the week: Saturday
  • Attendance on typical days: 21 - 50
  • Attendance on busiest days: 51 - 100

Beach Management

  • Beach type: Other
    Access route partially privately owned
  • Property owner: Ransford Bartley et. al. owns the access
  • Owner contact
    • Name:
    • Phone:
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  • Property manager:
  • Manager contact
    • Name:
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  • Management arrangement: Other
    The partial owner and local fishers keep the beach clean
  • Community organization: Barmouth Fishers Association (Ephemeral Organisation)
  • Website & social media pages:
    • Website:
    • Facebook:
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    • Instagram:
  • Permits:

Features

Fees & Facilities

  • Entrance fees:
  • Changing room: No
  • Running water: No
  • Toilet: No
  • Parking: Yes (11 - 50 cars)
  • Food & Drinks: Yes - both food and drink
  • Cooking: Yes
  • Pets: Yes
  • Facility costs:

Activities & Behaviour

  • Activities:
    • Boat repair/storage
    • Vending (food)
    • Other

    Net and Fish Pot mending
  • Family environment: No
    It is a landing site and market not used for recreation
  • Alcohol: Yes
  • Smoking: Yes
  • Parties:
    • How often:
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  • Harassment level: 0
  • Illegal activities: None

Environment

Structures & Dwellings

  • Settlements:
  • Offshore structures:
    • Stone revetment
    • Gabion Baskets

Animals

  • Domestic animals:
    Goats
    Dogs
    Cats
  • Sea turtle nests: No
  • Sea turtle poaching: Not sure
  • Wild animals:

Vegetation

  • vagetation coverage: About 10% coverage
  • Categories of vegetation:
    • Mangroves
    • Other
  • Names of vegetation:
    Cassia trees
    Capparis trees
    Red Mangrove
    Black Mangrove
    White Mangrove
  • Vegetation clearing: There is evidence of the vegetation being cleared.
  • Seagrasses
  • Sargassum issues: 1

Sand

  • Sand color: No sand
  • Sand texture: No sand
  • Sand dunes: There are no sand dunes.
  • Erosion:
    • Damaged hard structures (sea walls, groynes, etc.)
    • Other

Utilities

Water Management

  • Sewage & wastewater:
    No sewage/wastewater management necessary
  • Sea pollution:
  • Water monitoring: No
  • Drainage:
    • Canals
  • Drainage state: The drains does not appear to be polluted.

Waste Management

  • Garbage bins: There are 2 bins available.
  • Cleanliness: Scored 3 out of 5 for cleanliness.
  • Fish cleaning: Fish are cleaned on the beach/ in the water and fish waste is left in the environment
  • Responsible for garbage: Community member(s)
  • Garbage management:
    • Garbage collection by NSWMA
    • Garbage is burnt in the open
  • Garbage collection: Once per week