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Lovely sandy beach,Located on Barry island.. UP TO 3 TRAINS AN HOUR FROM CARDIFF AND BEYOND.The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lovely Clean Beach

This was our first visit to Barry Island beach and it certainly won't be the last. The beach was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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All reviews barry island building sand castles fish and chips lovely promenade soft sand coastal path the cliff deck chairs summer months old harbour buckets and spades plenty of places to eat on duty dogs are allowed crazy golf rock pools surrounding area
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely sandy beach,Located on Barry island.. UP TO 3 TRAINS AN HOUR FROM CARDIFF AND BEYOND.The headlands either side of the beach are a wonderful place for a fresh walk.Can be very windy on some days..This place is popular with dog walkers..DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MarkV1949
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Barry Island beach and it certainly won't be the last. The beach was lovely and clean (there were even litter pickers collecting rubbish throughout the day). We hired deck chairs at a very reasonable price. The local shops removed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank amybowers86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just visited the beach next to pleasure island on a hot summer day. If you want a relaxing beach time please avoid to go there. Full of noise that we couldn't even hear the sound of the sea. So many screaming kids running around.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Culturalfun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our Floridan visitors to see one of our beaches for comparison with theirs. A lot colder, windier and dirtier. A bracing stroll out to Friar's point was exhilarating.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was excellent. It's clean, very picturesque and on a sunny day you can hire deck chairs. The toilets I used by the beach huts were clean and free. The promenade is pretty with benches and food outlets. It's just a shame that some...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jet564308
Reviewed August 14, 2019

A large sandy beach with life guards. Promenade with many rides for smaller children, bouncy castle, crazy golf. Flower gardens. A variety of cafes and gift shops, direct access to amusement park. Main attraction is Marco's cafe, the venue for Sthe Gavin and stacey TV...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Gutersloh
Reviewed August 10, 2019

Monday 5th August and we visited Barry Island, which is situated at the very southern tip of Wales, about 10 miles from Cardiff. We parked up in Nells Point car park and walked along the promenade at the top of the beach. Parking is expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David D
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Whitmore beach is a wonderful day out and a must see for Gavin and Stacey fanatics! My wife and I spent the day having cappuccinos at Marco's, eating Fish and Chips on the promenade wall (the brazen seagulls will come for you) and relaxing on...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LukeJ933
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

With buckets and spades in tow the kids love a day at the beach whatever the time of year, as long as it’s dry. Places to sit down and eat to a bag of chips overlooking the sea there’s something for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 5teveT
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

We were in Cardiff and wanted to spend a few hours at the beach. By chance we found this one and it was great: nice sand and not overcrowded. Also the water was not too cold. We will come back if we are in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Rabbia T
July 28, 2019|
Response from Nathaniel-Richards | Reviewed this property |
Yes to both very good clean toilets opperated by the vale of glamorgan as for bbq yes as long as you clean up after you and place rubbish in the buns it’s an immaculate beach give me a thumbs up if you like my reply thank you
April 9, 2019|
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Response from jillgrif | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just seen this post. I don't know where the other reviewer got April 1st from but it is actually 1st May until 30th September
January 9, 2019|
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Response from Nathaniel-Richards | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are permitted on the beach from October through the winter months