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Barry's Amusements

Address: 16 Eglinton Street, Portrush BT56 8DX, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7038-22340
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Portrush
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Had a real fun day here with my family. It is great for old and young people. The machines give out tickets to receive a free prize which is a good incentive. The ghost train is a laugh. The rides are suitable for all ages,smaller rides for the youngest and bigger one's for older people. It's a good place for... More

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Newry
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very disappointed. Portrush is a typical seaside town, it relies on good weather and although I would not call the second weekend in September out of season everything appeared to be closed or closing. Very different from other seaside towns in the north of Ireland.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I went to portrush as a family day out, and a afternoon in Barrys Amusement centre, is always on the cards, its just pure family fun, it meets all ages and types of people. Great access for buggys and wheelchairs. Prices meet all budgets.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Barry's is a tradition. I went here as a child and my children now love to go. It smells of candy floss the minute you walk through the door and is noisy with loud music and slot machines but there is enough of a selection of rides to suit most family groups. The cost of the rides has increased over... More

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Redding, Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When in Portrush visiting Barry's Amusement's is a must,it brings back fond memories of my childhood and I am still young enough to have fun.

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N. Ireland
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140 reviews 140 reviews
22 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went to watch the Barry's Big Thank You firework display on airshow Saturday - it was the best show i've seen in NI for years - fair play to Barry's for supporting it. (Did you see them Daph?)

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Kilmore, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

No visit to Portrush is complete without a visit to Barry's!! The kids love the cyclone and the outdoor rides!! I just enjoy the 2p machines!! Tokens are used for the rides just try and work out how many you will need.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

When I found out that this was the biggest amusements in Ireland I was excited to visit and enjoy some of the rides, however the rides were good but you just need to take your whole bank account with you. You had to keep buying tokens and they didn't offer a wrist band (you pay £14 and can go on... More

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Northern Ireland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
12 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

How can anyone not like Barry's or give it a miss when visiting Portrush. The sheer excitement, the buzz, the noise, the thrills, the looks of pleasure on the faces of young and old alike. What an experience. If you haven't been to Barrys you haven't lived!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Had a decent enough day at the weekend with the kids. It is a tacky place but the kids absolutely loved it. Spent a fortune in 2ps and 10ps but we spent a good few hours there. The sun was shining so a quick trip out the back to the big dipper and the caterpillar for the we one left... More

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