Gavin and Stacey at Barry Island

Gavin & Stacey


  • Barry Island, CF62 5TQ
  • Barry and Barry Island
  • 01446 704867
  • Activity,Tours
  • Free admission
  • Doggy friendly
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Visit some of the filming locations used in the iconic Gavin and Stacey sitcom

  1. Island Leisure Amusement Arcade, Western Shelter, Barry Island - Nessa’s ‘slots’ arcade, where she worked in the first series.

  2. Boofy’s Chip Shop, Western Shelter, Barry Island - Gavin and Stacey's chippy of choice.

  3. Marco’s Coffee and Ice Cream Bar, Barry Island - featured in the opening credits, and where Stacey works in the third series.

  4. The Square, Barry Island - this is where Dave’s Coaches left from to take Stacey to London to meet Gavin for the first time.

  5. The Glendale Hotel, Penarth - the Italian restaurant 'Luigi's', which was the scene of the dramatic meal in series two when Nessa revealed to the girls that she was pregnant... and the father was Smithy!

  6. All Saint’s Church Hall, Victoria Road, Penarth - the setting for Gwen’s Barn Dance birthday bash.

  7. King Square, outside the Town Hall in Barry - Nessa’s human statue took Gwen and Jason by surprise.

  8. Trinity Street, Barry - this is the street on which Gwen, Stacey, Doris and Uncle Bryn all lived.

  9. The Tadross Hotel, 271 Holton Road, Barry - this was used for the christening of Neil, the baby, in the third series.

  10. St Peter’s Church, Peterston-Super-Ely - used as the venue for Nessa and Dave’s wedding that never was.