Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan

Barry (Welsh: Y Barri) 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 and the Barry Island Pleasure Park. Once a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and Barry Island. The current population of Barry is 47,863, and the town is ranked as the fifth largest urban area in Wales.