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Upstairs Crow's Nest Barry Island

  • Ref: 11872
  • Sleeps: 2 (1 Bedroom)

Welcome to our Upstairs Apartment Crow's Nest, Barry Island, Wales.

This lovely one bedroom apartment has stunning views over the harbour and the Bristol Channel beyond.  It has everything you need for a comfortable self catering stay and is perfect for a romantic break.  

Please note that the upstairs flat is accessed by two flights of stairs, both with handrails.


Welcome to Upstairs Flat, Crows Nest, Barry Island, Wales 

Our holiday home has a fully-equipped kitchen with everything you need for a comfortable self-catering stay. Here, you’ll find a fridge/freezer, Dolce Gusto coffee maker, microwave, electric fan oven, hob, toaster and kettle. 

The living room is the perfect place to unwind after a day exploring the coast and beaches. You can relax on the comfy chairs while you watch your favourite programmes on the flat-screen TV, or sit on the window seat and enjoy the view with a coffee.  There is a dining table and chairs plus a coffee table.  You’ll find books, travel guides and board games in the bookcase.

Our spacious one bedroom holiday apartment is perfect for a romantic break.  The bedroom features a king size bed, built-in wardrobeand ensuite facilities. For those travelling with babies and infants, this room has space for a small travel cot (not provided).

Located in a quiet, residential road with free unrestricted on street parking our holiday apartment is perfect for a relaxed and peaceful seaside break. The Wales Coast Path runs immediately outside the apartment.  It is a two minute walk to the beach and a ten minute walk to Barry Island station with regular trains to Cardiff.  A convenience store is five minutes’ walk away.   Also nearby, you’ll find excellent restaurants, coffee shops, and major supermarkets.

  • Sorry, no dogs or other pets
  • No events or parties
  • No smoking
  • Please note that the apartment is reached by a flight of 15 steps with a handrail, with a further flight of stairs in the hallway and some additional stairs within the flat.

Shops, cafes and restaurants now open locally but with some restrictions, please check in advance.  Outdoor tourist attractions also open, again, do check in advance.  



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Local Area

Jackson's Bay is a short walk from the apartment,  and Whitmore Bay is within easy reach.  Whitmore Bay has Marco's cafe, Bay 5, Whitmore and Jackson plus a range of ice cream and gift shops. 

Cardiff, fabulous for shopping, culture, nightlife and of course, rugby, is only 30 minutes away by train with a regular service from Barry Island Station. 

The Wales Coast Path runs directly outside the flat, or you can follow the Taff Trail from Cardiff towards Brecon.  

There is a handy bus service to Penarth where you can visit the pier, shops, cafes and restaurants.

St Fagans National Museum of History.  Always a favourite with guests, this museum houses many historic buildings plus a bakery, historic shops all in the grounds of St Fagan's Castle.  Admission is free though there is a charge for parking. 

Cosmeston Lakes Country Park.  Lovely walks and cafe.  

Porthkerry Country Park. Lovely local park with rural and seaside walks.  Mrs Marco's Cafe is very good.  

Getting Here

The apartment is easily reached by public transport.  There are 3 trains each hour from Cardiff Central station and regular bus services from Cardiff.  If arriving by car follow the tourist signs to Barry Island, continue past the train station on the left.  Up the hill turn right at the crossroads towards the sea and into Redbrink Crescent.  The property is towards the top of the road, park on either side.  



Janet Northover