Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Barry

Enjoy the churches and other features of Barry. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Barry a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Barry

The nearest airport is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Barry?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 278 vacation rentals near Barry. From 89 Houses to 127 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Barry for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Barry:

  • Pontcanna: 74 vacation rentals
  • Riverside: 79 vacation rentals
  • Leckwith: 39 vacation rentals
  • Roath: 50 vacation rentals
  • Cardiff City Centre: 88 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Barry?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Barry. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Barry Island Beach: 757 vacation rentals
  • Barry Station: 740 vacation rentals
  • Barry Island Station: 756 vacation rentals
  • Barry Island Pleasure Park: 759 vacation rentals
  • Brynhill Golf Club: 646 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Barry?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 89 Houses in Barry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barry include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 127 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 48 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Barry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Barry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.