Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Barry

Enjoy the churches and other features of Barry. Revered for its golfing, gardens and lake, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Museum of Welsh Life and Techniquest are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Barry

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Barry a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Techniquest (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Brynhill Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Cardiff International Sports Village (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Cottrell Park Golf Resort (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Brean Leisure Park (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Barry

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Barry is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barry Island Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Trelai Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Victoria Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Sophia Gardens (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Bute Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Roath Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Barry

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), which is 24.3 mi (39.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Barry Docks Station, Cadoxton Station and Barry Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Barry?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 289 holiday rentals around Barry. From 101 Houses to 122 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Barry is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Barry?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Barry:

  • Roath: 49 holiday homes
  • Riverside: 246 holiday homes
  • Pontcanna: 71 holiday homes
  • Leckwith: 38 holiday homes
  • Adamsdown: 243 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Barry?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Barry. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Barry Island Beach: 812 holiday rentals
  • Barry Station: 797 holiday rentals
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park: 810 holiday rentals
  • Barry Island Station: 810 holiday rentals
  • Brynhill Golf Club: 707 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Barry listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Barry?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 101 Houses in Barry. Our other popular types of Barry holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 122 holiday houses
  • Villas: 7 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 48 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Barry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.