Attractions in Barry Reviews
Newest Review: ... and continued to build bigger and better attractions to keep the visitors returning. Sadly, the novelty of Holiday Camps started to decline and as Barry was the Smallest and the Camp itself was limited to leisure rides, it was announced in 1986 that it was to close its gates for the last time on New Years Eve that year. However the Collins Family still continued to obtain huge amounts of visitors to there attractions on day trips for the family. The Majestic Holidays Group bought the site from Butlins in February 1987 with promises to spend 15 million pounds in renovations. The site was closed until the may of 1987 when it was due to re-ope... more
Customer Attractions in Barry Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/08/06 (Very useful, 2247 readings)
Yesterday my husband and I took our children to Barry Island for a day out during the summer holidays. We live in Newport, which is about a 30 Minute car journey from Barry Island. THE LOCATION ------------------------ Barry Island is located on the South East Coastline of Wales, in the Vale of Glamorgan. It has always been an attractive location for people from South Wales, The Vale of Glamorgan, and the South Wales Valleys to visit for a family day out. THE HISTORY OF BARRY ISLAND ----------------------------------------------------- Barry Island Promenade was first connected to the mainland and Barry by the Switchback ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/05/02, updated on 09/03/05 (Useful, 488 readings)
Barry Island Pleasure Park, 'Wales' Premier Pleasure Park'. If this is one of the best in the land I dread to think what some look like. It boasts over 50 rides and attractions - for all ages, all weather facilities, restaurants and disabled facilities. On my visit to the park my first impressions were of a park stuck in the past - the cleanliness of the park was appauling - litter bins full with piles of rubbish stacking up beside them. *The Rides* For families with young children the rides (or lack of them) are limited, many rides did not open on the advertised time and many rides in the current park brochere are not present. As for thrill ... Read the complete review
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