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Barry & Barry Island

Barry & Barry Island

Barry is a vibrant coastal town with a bustling High Street and the Goodsheds and Innovation Quarter - a shopping, eating and relaxing destination. Barry Island is famous for golden beaches, family amusements, colourful beach huts and “Gavin & Stacey”.

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Cowbridge & The Rural Vale

Cowbridge & The Rural Vale

One of Wales’ most fashionable places - independent shops and cafés, historic buildings and a Physic Garden. Nearby are majestic castles and Dyffryn House & Gardens, while the beautiful countryside beyond is home to award-winning food and drink producers.

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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast

Historic market town packed with interesting buildings and a fine collection of Celtic carved stones at St.Illtud’s Church. Nearby, 14 miles of unspoilt Glamorgan Heritage coastline offer cliff-top walks and beaches for rockpooling, surfing and sandcastles.

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Penarth

Penarth

Elegant seaside town with a Victorian pier, Art Deco Pavilion, and modern Marina. Splendid parks link the coast to the traditional town centre with its independent shops and arcade. Just moments from Cardiff Bay.

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Barry & Barry Island
Rainbow over the Knap Beach tonight #barry #valeofglamorgan
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Our town centres are going to look BLOOMING gorgeous this August. 🌺 Cowbridge 🌼 Penarth 🌹 Llantwit Major 💐 Barry 🌹 #BloomingLovelyVTC
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Summer Fun in the Vale of Glamorgan. Join in with fun activities at Porthkerry Country Park and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Please book ahead. #SummerOfFun
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Barry & Barry Island
Underneath the Arches #porthkerry #barry #porthkerrypark
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Penarth
Twinkly lights of #PenarthPier #Pier #penarth #coast #festoonlights
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Barry & Barry Island
Who's dreaming of hot sunny days at Barry Island? https://www.visitthevale.com/towns/barry-barry-island #BarryIsland #BeachLife #FamilyFun
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Penarth
Red hot pokers at the Italian Gardens #penarth #penarthesplanade #valeofglamorgan #redhotpoker #kniphofia
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Penarth
Blooming lovely #penarth #penarthpier #valeofglamorgan
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Barry & Barry Island
Looking good #barry #barryisland #valeofglamorgan
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Penarth
Penarth Esplanade... perfect for a stroll #penarth #penarthseafront
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Llantwit Major & the Glamorgan Heritage Coast
Perfectly secluded Monknash beach on the beautiful #glamorganheritagecoast. True explorers are rewarded by this amazing view. Thank you @bucketlistwales for this 📸 #coast #beachlife #clifftop #explorers @visitwales @croesocymru @southernwales #findyourepic
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Barry & Barry Island
Footsteps #leavenothingbutfootprints #barry #barryisland #beach #valeofglamorgan #footprints
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