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What a stunning little beach and clean as a whistle.

We were here to get some photos for my little girls Gavin and Stacy album, being a massive fan of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve T
Colne, United Kingdom
Beautiful Barry Island

We couldn't believe how beautiful the bay was. Despite a lot of visitors - very clean. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here to get some photos for my little girls Gavin and Stacy album, being a massive fan of the show we were here for the day just for her to see where it was all filmed. We started of in Jackson bay and...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely day today, and warm for October. We decided to visit Barry Island, my husband used a mobility scooter and there are plenty of accessible paths. Quite a few people around as it was such a nice day , lots of dogs enjoying the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't believe how beautiful the bay was. Despite a lot of visitors - very clean. It was great to see where Gavin and Stacey was filmed.

Thank casasuzy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice sandy cove beach. I would imagine its very popular in the summer with quite a few arcades and places to eat. Theres a few recommended if you look. Its good for a couple of hours and a nice 15 min or...More

Thank Spencer C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

There is no sand as soft as that in Whitmore Bay, although I am biased after spending most of my childhood holidays there. The prom has been refurbished in recent years so it is still a prime family destination

Thank Ceridwen53
Reviewed 5 September 2018

A delightful seaside beach which is so popular. Kept very clean by the Counciland raked daily. Pity some people still litter it. Very much a glimpse to the best parts of the past

Thank gareth e
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Whir more beach is a beautiful beach, an area of wide sand with room for lots of people, the sea looks very inviting and car parking is have access to plenty of amusements as there is a very traditional seafront promenade with shops, cafes, pubs...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous beach with golden sand. It is like my 7 yr old put "narnia" when the kids are washed up on shore!!! It is clean with rock pools and just gorgeous. Well worth travelling to from birmingham.

Thank aisha1977
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beach is amazing for everyone plenty of space for swimming playing games,sand castles, and lovely ice cream and coffee shops

Thank johnwilliams414
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Spent our summer holiday in Barry this year and will definitely be back, lovely large sandy clean beach. Very well kept, spent a week in Barry and went on the beach everyday regardless of a rainy day.

Thank smasher4
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Inga G
11 July 2018|
Response from Simking1874 | Reviewed this property |
If you’re feeling brave, it’s cold! It is patrolled by lifeguard on holidays. It’s not a rough sea either so not suitable for windsurfing. Nice and calm
Paul M
28 June 2018|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
It’s either just reopened or about to reopen
Joan S
19 December 2017|
Response from Thebaldoneontheleft | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure but the beach is cleaned every day during the summer by a guy on a machine. I will try and find out for you though.