This maritime-fuelled town is Wales’ largest metropolis. Brimming with history, picture-perfect scenery and a colourful seaside vibe, it’s a great place to visit for a relaxing weekend break or longer. It’s also famous for being the home of the top TV show ‘Gavin and Stacey’. When you stay in one of our Barry hotels, you’ll be a stone’s throw away from an array of pretty bays, country parks, farms, castles and amusements. With so much to see and do, you’ll find it difficult to know where to start.
Book hotels in Barry
Book one of our hotels in Barry and enjoy everything this happening place has to offer, including the renowned Whitmore Bay Beach attraction. Located ten miles from our Cardiff Atlantic Wharf hotel, it’s a great place to visit on a sunny day with the entire family. Porthkerry Country Park is also close by, just one mile from our Cardiff Airport hotel, it’s here you can partake in long leisurely strolls, ball games, bike rides and rambling. If you’re looking for something more energetic, Barry Island Pleasure Park is a must-visit. This top tourist spot is a thrill-seekers dream, home to an array of fast-paced rides, including the recently opened Pirate River attraction.
Things to do in Barry
There are plenty of things to see and do when you stay in one of our Barry hotels. If you’re travelling with children a trip to the Amelia Trust Farm is a must. Boasting 160 acres of land, this working farm is not only a fun-filled day out; it’s an educational experience too. Fonmon Castle is also close by and boasts a fortified medieval establishment in the shape of a Grade I listed building. It’s the perfect place to spend the day if you’re looking to learn more about this area’s rich past, wander around their historic gardens and then relax with a delicious afternoon tea.