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Celtic International Hotel Cardiff Airport
Celtic International Hotel Cardiff Airport
2.3 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (18 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Brynhill Golf Club and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Barry Island …

£54
The Exchange Hotel
The Exchange Hotel
6.9 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Cardiff, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Mermaid Quay and Techniquest. Wales Millennium Centre and …

£89
Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection
Clayton Hotel, BW Premier Collection
7.3 mi from Barry Island Beach
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,371 reviews)

The Principality Stadium

£59
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
Future Inns Cardiff Bay
7.3 mi from Barry Island Beach
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (1,824 reviews)

Future Inns Cardiff Bay is a 10-minute drive from the city center and central train station, and 16 minutes from panoramic …

£62
The Royal Hotel Cardiff
The Royal Hotel Cardiff
7.3 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (707 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Principality Stadium and Cardiff Castle. Cardiff …

£55
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
Radisson Blu Hotel Cardiff
7.4 mi from Barry Island Beach
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (1,457 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff Castl …

£62
Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre
Park Inn by Radisson Cardiff City Centre
7.5 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (899 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Cardiff Motorpoint Arena and …

£55
Jurys Inn Cardiff
Jurys Inn Cardiff
7.7 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.5 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (263 reviews)

Located in Cardiff City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of New Theatre, Cardiff University, and Cardiff Castle. …

£55
Vale Resort
Vale Resort
8.5 mi from Barry Island Beach
4.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (164 reviews)

Located in Hensol, this spa hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Llantrisant Castle and within 6 mi (10 km) of Creigiau Golf Cours …

£68
Village Hotel Cardiff
Village Hotel Cardiff
9.4 mi from Barry Island Beach
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (468 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Whitchurch Hospital and Castell Coch. Llandaff …

£66

Pocket Guide: Cardiff International Airport Barry Island Beach Hotels

Attached to the southern side of Barry town is a small peninsula known as Barry Island. Although not technically an island, it has a charm and character all of its own, and is home to the traditional seaside attractions and atmosphere for which Barry is famous. It’s also one of the main draws to the area, bringing thousands of tourists each year for its good old-fashioned beach fun, fish and chips, and amusements.

The Beauty of Barry’s Beach

Of course, the main attraction is the beach itself. The golden crescent of sand at Whitmore Bay and smaller beaches at Jackson Bay buzz with people throughout the summer months. The large tidal range here also means that at low tide, the beach is huge and great for playing games.

The whole area is ideal for families, with the promenade sat just behind the beach protecting it from the road and making it a much safer environment for families with young children. It’s also a great place to get candy floss, play on the amusements or sample the fish and chips - in short, there’s everything you would expect of a classic British beach holiday.

Where to Stay for Barry Island Beach

There are plenty of hotels, guesthouses and other accommodation within touching distance of the sea spray on Barry Island. Choose between classic family-run B&Bs and more modern chain hotels - it’s all here in Barry. There’s also a range of price options too, from affordable and comfortable accommodation right up to more luxurious lodgings.

Stay on the island and it’s just a short walk from your hotel to the beach. As a peninsula, Barry Island is easy to get around and you can be on the beach within minutes from most places.

Gavin and Stacey on Barry Island

In recent years, Barry Island became famous again as the setting for one of the BBC’s most treasured programmes. Gavin and Stacey, written by Ruth Jones and James Corden, started out on BBC Three but soon grew in popularity and moved to BBC One. A huge hit around the world, much of the show was set and filmed in and around Barry Island.

This means that Barry has become something of a place of pilgrimage for fans of the show keen to see where Stacey lived, the amusements where best friend Nessa worked, or Uncle Bryn’s house. The show affectionately caricatured the good humour and warm welcomes you can expect on Barry Island.

Enjoy Barry Island

Barry Island beach is a quintessentially British holiday destination where you can enjoy all the classic activities of the seaside. Relax on the beach, stroll the promenade, play games and have great fun as a family. With lots of reasonably priced accommodation options and great access by road, rail and air, Barry Island and the beach continues to be a big draw for visitors.

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