Barry is
unique
in Britain

We have one great story to tell and one fantastic place to share with the world!

Explore Barry

Situated in South Wales, nowhere else offers international industrial history and golden seaside resort in such proximity. Indeed, there are few places in the world that combine coal and candyfloss, ships and chips, bananas and bumper-cars so seamlessly.

Map

With so much to do and see, exploring and discovering is essential!

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History

From dinosaurs to dockers, Barry has a long and fascinating history.

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Living

We think Barry is a great place to live!

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Business

A place for business and innovation, connected to the world.

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Visit
Barry

We have a glorious coastline, fantastic green spaces, a brand new international enterprise zone, a hinterland of historic villages, market towns and oodles of heritage. Barry – a great place to live, work and play

Whitmore Bay

Barry Island’s greatest treasure is the gleaming, golden sand of its fine beaches.

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Porthkerry Country Park

Porthkerry Country Park includes 220 acres of woodland and meadowland, a pebble beach, and a dramatic Victorian viaduct.

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The Knap Lake & Gardens

This is the peaceful antidote to the excitement and buzz of Whitmore Bay.

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Memo Arts Centre

Cinema, theatre & a variety of performances and community events

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The Barry Story

We have one great story to tell and one fantastic place to share with the world!

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Upcoming Events

Barry has a busy programme of annual events ranging from open-air cinema, triathlons, Gwyl Fach y Fro and artist-led events.