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Fontygary Bay Beach

Barry, Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan

A pebble beach backed by cliffs.

Beach Type



There is a holiday and leisure park
Local pubs

Nature and Wildlife

There is a coastal path.

Water Quality




Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Barry Island Tourist Information Centre. The Promenade. The Triangle. Barry Island. CF62 5TQ. Tel: 01446 747171


Nearest town: Barry
County: Bro Morgannwg / the Vale of Glamorgan
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3824, -3.36168
Postcode: CF62 3ZT
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)


The beach is south of the A4226.

Nearest Railway Stations

Rhoose Cardiff International Airport (Less than a mile away)
Barry (Approx. 4 miles away)
Barry Island (Approx. 4 miles away)
Barry Docks (Approx. 5 miles away)
Cadoxton (Approx. 5 miles away)

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

Nearby Car Parks

Rhoose Point Transport Interchange, Rhoose (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
The Highwayman, Tredogan (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Short Stay, Rhoose (Short stay).
About 1.5 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Long Stay 1, Rhoose (Long stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Cardiff International Airport - Long Stay 2, Rhoose (Unknown stay).
About 1.6 miles away
Airparks Cardiff, Rhoose (Long stay).
About 2.1 miles away
The Knap, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 2.7 miles away
Coed Y Crinalt, Llancarfan (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Bron-y-Mor, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 3 miles away
Barry Station, Barry (Unknown stay).
About 3.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Barry