Information - Areas of the Vale of Glamorgan - Barry

Area profile

Barry 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. Once a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and Barry Island

Figures on the numbers of Council housing properties available: click here.

Did you know...

The BBC comedy series Gavin & Stacey is set in Barry Island and home to well-known characters Nessa and Uncle Bryn. In real life, it is the birthplace of Julia Gillard, the 27th and current Prime Minister of Australia.

Barry Photos


Barry Properties


We don't have exact figures of Privately Rented accommodation in the area but research suggests:

There is a VERY HIGH availability.


Local Facilities


Leisure Centre/Sports Facilities     Library     School     Park     Railway Station     Police Station    

You can get more information on the area from the the Vale of Glamorgan Council site.


You can get information on Schools in this area here.


You can get information on local Health facilities here.

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