Barry Island – My Sunday Photo – 27/08/17

Hello everyone. I took this weeks #mysundayphoto pictures quite a few weeks ago when Mr A and myself went to Barry Island for the day.

For those who are not familiar with it, Barry is a seaside town on the South Wales coast. It has featured in a couple of television series in recent times. Most notably Gavin and Stacey, but it also was the home of Mitch and Co in Being Human.

I love Barry because it is the ‘proper’ seaside, as opposed to the muddy Severn estuary towns like Weston-Super-mudmare.

I captured the photos  early in the morning before many people descended on the beach.

The reason I am sharing them this week is because Mr A and myself are planning to make the most of the bank holiday weekend by visiting Barry again tomorrow.

Feet paddling in the sea.

Barry Island - My Sunday Photo - 27/07/17

Barry Island seafront

Looking out towards a calm sea.

Have you ever been to Barry Island?

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  1. Martyn Kitney

    September 2, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    I’ve never been! I really want to though! Wonderful photos. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow on #mysundayphoto

  2. Notmyyearoff

    August 27, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    I’ve never been to Barry island but I’d love to go one day, it does look like a very nice “proper” beach!

  3. Helena

    August 27, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    It’s so hot right now that I could do with paddling in water like this #MySundayPhoto

  4. Emma T

    August 27, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    I’ve never been but my line manager lives there.

  5. karen reekie

    August 27, 2017 at 10:56 am

    It looks so beautiful, I would want to visit too!

  6. Dad

    August 27, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Looks like a great spot to dip the toes in! #MySundayPhoto

  7. relentlesslypurple

    August 27, 2017 at 10:16 am

    I’ve never been but it does look lovely!

  8. Anne

    August 27, 2017 at 8:36 am

    Have a great time tomorrow. The last time I went to Barry Island was quite a few years ago, in fact it was a school trip, a special treat for the leavers. I’d love to go back one day.

  9. Sarah MumofThree World

    August 27, 2017 at 7:16 am

    Hope you have a lovely day! I’ve never been to Barry, but I’d like to (because of Gavin and Stacey!). We go to Weston-super-Mare every couple of years, just because it’s our nearest beach.

  10. Debbie Roberts

    August 27, 2017 at 6:19 am

    Hi Tracey, I have never been to Barry Island, but anywhere with a coastline sounds good to me. Have a wonderful bank holiday weekend there… And don’t eat too much rock!… They have to sell rock in a place like that!

  11. darren coleshill

    August 27, 2017 at 6:12 am

    Barry Island looks wonderful, we keep saying we’ll pay a visit

    Thank you for linking up

  12. Kim Carberry

    August 27, 2017 at 12:28 am

    When I read Barry Island I instantly thought of Gavin and Stacey. hehehe
    I hope you have a fab day tomorrow and the sun shines for you x

  13. Louise

    August 27, 2017 at 12:10 am

    I hope it is just as lovely tomorrow too!
    Places like this are always best early in the morning so they are nice and quiet!

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      August 27, 2017 at 12:11 am

      Thank you. Im sure there will be pictures tweeted 😊

  14. Fiona Cambouropoulos

    August 27, 2017 at 12:06 am

    I’ve never been to Barry Island but I have only ever read lovely things about it. Great photo, I love the little toes digging into the sand.

    1. hooks_and_dragons

      August 27, 2017 at 12:11 am

      It is a very sweet town.

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