Leisure and Entertainment: Vale of Glamorgan (Barry)
Friars Road, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan. CF62 5TJ • (01446) 704867
Barry Island is the closest seaside resort to Cardiff with a large, sandy beach. If the sun is shining then stock up on ice-cream or candy floss and enjoy the promenade, adventure golf, amusements, shops, funfair rides and beautiful sands
The south-facing beach of Whitmore Bay is a sweeping crescent of perfect golden sand, accessible to all, including wheelchair users. The beach is flanked by a wide promenade where children can play in safety away from the traffic. The small sandy beach at Jackson's Bay is nearby.
Barry Island is the mecca for all fans of the TV comedy series Gavin and Stacey, who love visiting the resort to see where some of the most popular scenes were filmed. From Marco’s Café to the ‘slots’ arcade where Nessa worked, the resort has become familiar to millions.
Free Entry, Café Serving Meals, Light Refreshments Available, Picnic Area, Public Toilets.
No easily accessible wifi. Designated smoking areas only.
Open all year round.
Advance booking is not required.
Barry Island is located to the south of Barry via the new Ffordd Y Mileniwm link road or across the Harbour Road causeway which can get very busy during the summer months.
Barry Island railway station: Five minutes walk.
Limited onsite parking available - payment required.
Barry Island, Friars Road, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan. CF62 5TJ • (01446) 704867
Last Updated Tuesday 12 March 2019
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