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Barry Island Pleasure Park

Friars Road, Barry CF62 5TR, Wales
+44 1446 722100
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Barry Island Pleasure Park. A funfair. Under new ownership. Fun for all the family at bargain prices
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“day trip” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Friars Road, Barry CF62 5TR, Wales
+44 1446 722100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Recently the bay has been regenerated to get more business in. The fair has been regenerated and the rides are good. The sandy beach is good for families while the iconic scenes from Gavin and Stacy remind viewers of the fun of Barrybados. There are...More

Thank td132143
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Yes its had a wonderful regeneration. It was good to see the local schools having a day out with their pupils. The beach has beautiful soft golden sand and although the sea is not blue it is clean and lots were swiming . We walked...More

Thank NormaJulie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good job I'm a local, reason being I would hate to have travelled to see the pleasure park !! The new owners would said to be spending 20million on this barry icon site, that was about 2 years ago... having visited a couple...More

1  Thank cymruambyth111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am glad someone else bought the fair rather than it being turned into soulless new built houses and flats. We dropped in here whilst at the transport festival and its ok value for money and will return here.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never been before. Just moved to Wales and wanted to see where 'Gavin and Stacey' was filmed. Was a market along the beach front which was lovely. Lots and amusements, and beach shops. Stopped to have some lunch in the fish and chips shop in...More

Thank Claire E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 4 yr old to the pleasure park, the tokens need rethinking to appeal. Every ride is 2/3 tokens, but the deals for the tokens are all in odd numbers. This does not appeal to younger children as the younger children rides are...More

Thank andyrp240480
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's Ok at best. Too few rides, a bit tired and not cheap. Also a bit light on health and safety as found out on log flume when we all banged heads as you are told to lean forward. Kids enjoyed the dodgems but you...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Car park a rip off 45mins for £2! Over priced, and dangerous looking rides. Generally sticky looking everywhere. The beach was ok, but empty when we went so that's probably why it was clean.

Thank Hollie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Revisited after being disappointed last year. Happy to say the floor surfaces are now a lot better and smoother than before. The top end of the fairground looks like you could be in Syria , lots of partly demolished buildings , piles of rubble and...More

Thank restaurantrater2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really pleased to see some great investement in this park on my latest visit to Barry Island. The paving, once very uneven and covered in debris, has now been properly tarmacked and is smooth to walk on. There is also some new signage...More

Thank Eccentric87
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Ann W
I would like to know if this place has been closed down yet for very serious health & safety reasons. Dangerous , dirty, very rude staff. Thought it had been done up in 2016, no way!!!
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Scrappywalker | Reviewed this property |
When I wrote my review it was open - I am currently on holiday so don't know if it has been closed since then
Hi still waiting to see if the log flume is back at barry island plesure back had some happy days on it with family and i remember working down at barry island pleasure park it was happy days down there for me i was working on the wacky gold mine ride loved working down enjoyed nice to see it open and ian danter is doing fine job down there i take my hat off to him as when the park closed the park was such a mess hope he has a fantastic busy season for 2016 and people are going to love the big wheel and the views are going to be awsome
February 10, 2016|
Response from kimbee50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, A new log flume is open. My g/children loved it when we visited in Aug '16.