Barry Island Pleasure Park
Barry Island Pleasure Park

Barry Island Pleasure Park

First opening in 1897, Barry Island Pleasure Park in South Wales is well known across the UK. Now owned by Henry Danter and Family, the park is as popular as its ever been. The Pleasure Park has over 17 fairground rides and attractions to choose from, ranging from amusements perfect for young children, to much more extreme rides for the thrill seekers among you! Pick from The Star Flyer (55m high!), The Wild Mouse, The Hell Raiser, or more classics like the Dodgems, the Log Flume, and even a Giant Ferris Wheel! There are also food stalls on-site if you need an energy boost.

Where can I find the Barry Island Pleasure Park?

Barry Island Pleasure Park can be located off Harbour Road next to Maslin Park.
  • Entry is free – you buy tokens for the rides at token booths in the park
  • Open Monday to Sunday: 10 am-8 pm

Things to do in Wales

Gavin and Stacey Tour on Barry Island

This one is for all the Gavin and Stacey fans out there… Relive those on-screen moments on the Gavin and Stacey bus tour on Barry island! The 3-hour tour visits many of the key locations from the TV show, on board a ...

Relax at Whitmore Bay in Barry Island

Just a short journey away from Wales’ capital Cardiff is one of Britain’s treasures – golden sands await at Whitmore Bay, a perfect getaway or day out with family or friends. The answer for beach holidays doesn’t always lie on a flight ...

Independent Retail Experience at Goodsheds Wales

Barry Island, the home to many Gavin and Stacey scenes, isn’t just lovely golden beaches. For those who are looking to experience some of the best independent stores, creative minds, and delicious food and drink that the UK has to offer (or ...

White Water Rafting in Cardiff

Calling all watersport fans! You can spend two hours learning and experiencing white water rafting at Cardiff Internation White Water. This includes a safety briefing and kitting up with paddles, wetsuits and helmets, as well as buoyancy aids. If you are a ...

Aquabus Tour in Cardiff

Experience the beautiful Cardiff Bay like never before, on the Cardiff Bay Cruise! The tour itself is on the Barrage, the Taff River, and the Ely River. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of Mermaid Quay and the Wetlands Nature Reserve via the comfort ...

Bubble Football in Cardiff

Attention all Funstackers, here is something that will definitely result in a barrel of laughs; Bubble Football! Where you will play football against your friends whilst wearing giant inflatable bubbles. You will slip, fall and bounce into each other as you are ...

Extreme Dodgeball Cardiff

Look out!! Attention all thrill-seekers, it’s time to use those throwing and dodging skills. There’s nothing more exciting than an adrenaline-rushing game of Extreme Dodgeball, gather your friends/family and see who got the best throwing and dodging skills. Dodgeball is highly competitive ...

School Sports Day Experience Cardiff

Are you looking for a new competitive outdoor activity to do with your friends? Roll back the years and take part in the traditional sports day once again! Games include sack, three-legged, egg and spoon, and relay races, plus some silliness with ...

Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve

Calling all birdwatchers! The Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve is the perfect way to escape the hubbub of the city without ever leaving Cardiff! The Wetland Reserve is owned and managed by The Harbour Authority, who developed the site into the wildlife wonderland ...

Cardiff Bay Boat Tour

All aboard! The boat tour starts on Mermaid Quay at the heart of Cardiff Bay. Aboard Marianne (their beloved boat) and enjoy a calming 45-minute ride around the local area – the perfect opportunity for you to see the sights if you’re ...

Jet Tour in Cardiff

Have you always wanted to go Jetting around the Welsh coast? Well, now you can at Cardiff Jet where you have multiple different options for your boat trip: Bay Waves, Coastal Shock, Private hires and also designed events such as stag and ...

Revival Floatation Centre in Cardiff

Come and experience something totally out of this world! The Revival Floatation Centre offers visitors the opportunity to relax like they never have before! It’s home to a sensory deprivation tank, a soundproof and lightproof vessel about 6 ft long that holds ...
Browse more things to do in Wales