"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Barry

Barry (Welsh: Y Barri) is a town and community in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales. Located along the northern coast of the Bristol Channel less than 7 miles (11 km) south-southwest of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, Barry is a seaside resort, with attractions including several beaches and the Barry Island Pleasure Park. Once a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and Barry Island.

The meaning of the place name is derived from the Welsh 'barr' meaning 'hill'.

The current population of Barry is 47,863, and the town is ranked as the seventh largest locality in Wales.

Local authority: Vale of Glamorgan Council

OS Grid Reference: ST119682

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Things to see and do in and around Barry

  • Jungle Jacks
  • Pleasure Steamers Waverley & Balmoral
  • Barry Island Quasar
  • Adventure Island
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf
  • Porthkerry Country Park
  • Coconuts Play Centre
  • Porthkerry Country Pk
  • Dyffryn Gardens
  • Three Horseshoes
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park
  • Amelia Trust Farm
  • Penarth Leisure Centre
  • Turner House Gallery
  • Cardiff International White Water
  • Cardiff International Pool
  • Zone Playcentre
  • Planet Ice Cardiff

Tourist Information

Barry Island
Tourist Information Centre
The Promenade
The Triangle
Wales
CF62 5TQ

Phone 01446 747 171
Email barrytic@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

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Weather

Forecast for Saturday 20 January

06:00


Chance of rain 85%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
E
Pressure 999
Humidity 98%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 79%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 4mph.
NE
Pressure 1000
Humidity 97%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 19%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNE
Pressure 1002
Humidity 93%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 11%
Max temp. 5°C
(feels like 2°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
N
Pressure 1005
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 4°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 2mph, gusting to 3mph.
NNW
Pressure 1009
Humidity 93%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 14%
Max temp. 3°C
(feels like 1°C)
Wind 1mph, gusting to 2mph.
NW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 96%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
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