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Barry - Little Island Bay Beach

Cardiff, Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan

A small bay situated in the Barry Island area, known for its sandy beaches, fairground rides and amusement arcades.

Beach Type



Plenty of facilities
Amusement arcades


Visit the fairground rides
Amusement arcades

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions. Dog bins are provided for responsible dog owners.

Tourist Information

The Promenade. Paget Road. Barry Island. CF62 5TQ. Tel: 01446 747171


Nearest town: Cardiff
County: Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3873, -3.28062
Postcode: CF62 5TP
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


Signposted from junction 33 of the M4.

Public Transport

Served by trains from Cardiff.

Nearest Railway Stations

Barry Island (Less than half a mile away)
Barry (About a mile away)
Barry Docks (About a mile and a half away)
Cadoxton (Approx. 2 miles away)
Rhoose Cardiff International Airport (Approx. 3 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


Parking available close to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Harbour Road, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Bron-y-Mor, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Barry Station, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
The Knap, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 0.9 miles away
Wyndham Street, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Court Road, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Cadoxton Station, Cadoxton (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Airparks Cardiff, Rhoose (Long stay).
About 2.3 miles away
Edmund Place, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Pencoedtre Road, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Cardiff