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Barry is a vibrant coastal town with a bustling High Street, gorgeous parks and the Goodsheds and Innovation Quarter – a shopping, eating and relaxing destination featuring independent businesses in an industrial heritage setting. Please see our Barry Shopping page for lots of ideas of where to visit.

Nearby is Porthkerry Country Park, a haven for wildlife with a café and digital AR trail.

Barry Island is famous for its golden beaches, family amusements, colourful beach huts and, of course, “Gavin & Stacey”.

Don’t miss

  • The Goodsheds & Innovation Quarter
  • Romilly Park & the Knap Lake
  • Fonmon Castle Park & Gardens
  • Barry Tourist Railway & War Museum
  • RNLI Visitor Centre
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
  • Beach Huts & Climbing Wall
  • Porthkerry Country Park
  • Wales Coast Path & Vale Trail 4

For visitors with limited ability, our Beach Wheelchairs and Accessible 'Changing Places' facility is available to use so the whole family can enjoy their time on the beach.

For more information about Barry and Barry Island, take a look at a feature from Visit Wales exploring all the great things available.

Organising a group visit to Barry Island? Great, take a look at our Group Guide to Barry Island to help you plan your trip.

And for those who love to hear history brought to life through story telling see our Telling Stories in Barry page to explore the myths and legends of the history of Barry.

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🌈 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pride movement nationally, Barry Island will host Barry Pride on Saturday 1st October 🏳️‍🌈🎉 Enjoy food, live music, stalls and more… all along Barry Island Prom. 🤩 🕛 11am - 7pm Follow @barrypride22 to stay up-to-date 🌈 📸: @ashleyds89 #visitthevale #barrypride2022
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Only one more sleep until the Barry Island Festival of Food 🍕🎪 The weather looks a bit changeable this weekend, so we have some covered picnic benches at our Western prom food & bar area ☔️ and the Eastern side of the prom, where the food & bars are under the shelter! 🌦 In any event, bring a brolly - it’s going to be an awesome weekend. ☂️ Swipe across to see the music lineup for this weekend 🎶 See you then! #BarryIsland #FoodFestival #BarryIslandFoodFestival #VisitTheVale
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Countdown is on to the Barry Island Festival of Food this weekend! All your favourite food and drink vendors in one place 🎪🍕🎶 We can’t wait, see you there! 🍹 #FoodFestival #BarryIsland #BarryIslandFestivalofFood
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Next weekend Barry Island Food Festival hits the promenade 🍔🌮 Enjoy great food, drink and live music 🎵 Here’s a list of the stalls so far: The Artisan Cook • The Bearded Taco • Betti Churros • Box Burger • Big Fresh Catering • Cardiff Dough & Co • Craft Republic • Cegin The Kitchen • Mr Croquewich • Doughnutterie • Eleri Welsh Cakes • Hogi Hogi Hogi • Hensol Gin Distillery • Joanna Studt • Nuts about Cinnamon • Ringo’s Dirty Diner • Tomos & Lilford Brewery • The Cardiff Distillery • Zios Gelato • Barry Island Coffee Co • Craft Folk Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th 11am - 7pm 🎪 See you there! #FoodFestival #BarryIsland
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The Barry Island Food and Drink festival returns this June! On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June, enjoy fabulous food and drink, live music and craftfolk stalls along Barry Island Prom 🎪🍕 Watch this space over the coming weeks as we announce the food stalls that will be attending! 🍔 (…tacos, gourmet cheese sandwiches, Indian street food, local spirits and ales & much more!!) 👀 The festival runs from 11am - 7pm each day. See you there! 🎉 #FoodFestival #BarryIsland #VisitTheVale
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Barry Festival of Transport returns this Sunday 12th June @ Barry Island 🚎🚍 ⏰ 10am - 5pm • Heritage and modern buses • Classic & distinctive cars • FREE bus trips • FREE depot open all day • Transport stalls, books, photos, collectibles and MUCH MORE!! 🚌 #VisitTheVale #festivaloftransport #BarryIsland #visitwales
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It's the Californian Vibe on Barry Island today with @barryfornia. Here til 4pm #barryisland #barryfornia #valeofglamorgan #vwcamper
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#GŵylFachYFro returns to #BarryIsland this weekend. A wonderful celebration of Welsh language and culture including a stage packed with amazing performers, arts, crafts, workshops, street food and more, all overlooking the beach at Barry Island. #Croesoipawb #EveryonesWelcome @menterbromorgannwg @gwylfachyfro
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Diwrnod arbennig yn dathlu Dydd Gŵyl Dewi yn Y Barri heddiw. Wonderful day celebrating St.David's Day in Barry today. What wonderful voices we have here in Wales. Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus Pawb. Happy St.David's Day everyone. #pethaubychain #stdavidsday #dyddgwyldewi #dyddgwyldewihapus #ybarri #barry @walesdotcom @croesocymru @barrymalevoicechoir @_sorela_
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Stunning night skies at the Knap, Barry by @berrenphotography 😍 #skies #shootingstars #barry #stars #starryskies @visitwales @southernwales
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We're celebrating #stdavidsday in #Barry with lots of choirs and musicians, street entertainers and a Welsh Craft market. Come and join us 😊 #dyddgwyldewi #StDavidsDay #cymru #celebrate #barry
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Celebrate #Valentines at #BarryIsland this February. #BarryLoveIsland #HeartArt #NatureLoveTrail #HeartArch find out more at visitthevale.com #Romance #Valentines #Declaration #Heart #showthemyoulovethem
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