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Best things to do in Barry

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

BBQ Joint
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“Nice US barbecue style food with wood fired steaks. Good venue with parking. ”
7 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“The wonderful "Gavin and Stacey" television series was largely filmed here, close to the Pleasure Park. Why not sit on the esplanade sea wall overlooking the beach where the closing scene of the whole series was shot!”
4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Amazing breakfast pancakes, fun in the evening with cocktails, live music and street food. ”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely park on the coast with a pebble beach, good dog walking, stunning views, kids playpark, and a cafe. ”
7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Immortalised by Gavin & Stacey. The fun fare is great for families and there are 2 lovely beaches either side of a pretty headland. ”
7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Pretty seaside cafe selling coffee and crepes with stunning views over Barry island. Not much seating here so arrive early especially on a nice day. ”
5 locals recommend
Café
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“Trendy seaview café with fabulous breakfast, lunch, snacks and cakes using local produce. Afternoon Tea must be booked in advance but WELL worth it!!”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If steak and fish is what you fancy then try this established local restaurant 10 minutes walk away.”
3 locals recommend
Pub
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“Weatherspoons pub/restaurant. Excellent value, real ale and good quality food. 2 mins to bus stop/train station.”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Barry Island is located at the very southern tip of Wales, ten miles along the coast from Cardiff. Whitmore Bay is a golden sandy beach sandwiched between two limestone headlands. Swimming, sunbathing and plenty of amusements, including horse and carriage rides and the famous Pleasure Park, which lies just behind the beach.”
3 locals recommend
Turkish Restaurant
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“Great food and always very friendly. The owner Ali will give you 10% off if you take one of this leaflets signed by us!”
4 locals recommend
Beach
“Barry Island is a district, peninsula and seaside resort, forming part of the town of Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. It is named after the 6th century Saint Baruc.”
21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fish and chips along with a wider menu including Sunday lunch. Overlooking lake park”
2 locals recommend
Café
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3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Our favbourite chippy, but not on the island!! There is so many for you to choose from! Let us know the best.”
3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Big Park, great for kids, wide open spaces. You can go on to the Knap through the tunnel which takes you to the beach. ”
3 locals recommend