Information - Areas of the Vale of Glamorgan - Barry Island

Area profile

Barry Island is next to the town of Barry, and is approximately 9 miles south of Cardiff. Initially famous for the Butlins Holiday camp, which closed in 1996, it is now used as a filming location for programs such as 'Gavin and Stacey', 'Doctor Who' and 'Being Human'.

There are good road and rail links to the rest of the Vale of Glamorgan, including a rail station.

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

Barry Island Photos


Barry Island Properties


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

There is a VERY LOW availability.


Local Facilities


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.

Nearby Areas

Dinas Powys

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