Barry Island summers

Three donuts for a pound? I’m sold mate

Cathays getting you down? Looking for a cheap island getaway? Then come on down to Wales’ number one holiday destination for the “I’ve depleted my student loan” return price of £6.

Yes, Barry Island – home to the BBC’s Gavin and Stacey as well as that really famous film, Submarine. If the impending stress of deadlines and exams is getting to down, then what could be better than a bag of candyfloss and a life-threatening ride on the teacups? Nothing.

She’s enjoying herself. And so will you

We take no responsibility for any injuries sustained during your trip

Barrybados in peak season

Sample some of the local cuisine

Shop in style

Take in the island”s tropical beaches

Flip flops recommended at all times

Spend the last of your student loan at the buzzing arcades

Be like the locals

Release your inner child

Observe the natural wildlife

Gavin and Stacey eat here all the time

It won’t rain

Finish off your day with a carvery and a pint with the local gentry

Do you have pictures of your Barry Island summer – bleaker than this? Send them to [email protected]