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Film Locations

 

Barry-IslandThe Vale of Glamorgan Council provides a selection of film locations and many film crews have used the area in their productions.

Locations include:

  • Penarth Pier - A beautiful Victorian pier with traditional features.
  • Barry Island - A fantastic, traditional seaside resort complete with fun fair, amusement arcade, and beach.
  • Dyffryn House and Gardens - An outstanding Grade 1 listed Edwardian garden. Formal lawns; fountains and pools; seasonal beds; feature garden rooms enclosed by yew hedges and walls, including the Pompeian, Paved Court and Theatre Gardens. The late Victorian mansion house is not fully restored, but areas are available, and have been used, for filming.
  • Porthkerry Park - A 220 acre country park of woods and meadowland, overlooking the Bristol Channel, with impressive Victorian viaduct.
  • Cosmeston Lakes Country Park - 90 hectares of unspoilt lakes, woodlands and meadows.
  • Cosmeston Medieval Village - Set in Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, a reconstructed 14th Century village, built on an original medieval village site, consisting of medieval buildings, gardens and rare animal breeds.
  • Coastline - Scattered with clean beaches and dramatic cliffs.
  • Parks - A range of town parks, including the Victorian style Victoria Park, complete with bandstand.
  • Dock Office and the Town Hall, Barry - imposing Victorian civic buildings. The Dock Office has a magnificent staircase and grand Victorian boardroom.
  • Schools – modern and Victorian.
  • Jenner Park Stadium - Home of Barry Town FC, complete with athletics track and two covered stands.
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