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Gavin and Stacey TV Locations Tour of Barry Island

  • 3-hour Gavin and Stacey TV locations tour of Barry Island near Cardiff
  • See TV locations used in the peninsula town of Barry, Stacey’s hometown
  • Ride around town in Dave’s Coach – the original vehicle used in episodes of Gavin and Stacey
Gavin and Stacey TV Locations Tour of Barry Island
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Go behind-the-scenes of one of Britain’s most beloved rom-com TV series ‘Gavin and Stacey’, on this 3-hour sightseeing tour of Barry Island. Hop on board ‘Dave’s Coach’, the original bus seen on-screen, and explore Stacey’s hometown of Barry, stopping at key filming locations along the way. Snap a photo in Nessa’s chair in the Barry amusement arcade, pay a visit to Stacey’s house and get the inside scoop on characters like Smithy, Uncle Bryn and Gwen, as well as actors James Corden and Ruth Jones, who co-wrote the series.
What to Expect
Head to Barry Island, near Cardiff, and meet your local guide -- a keen Gavin and Stacey fan! The hugely popular series documents the relationship between Gavin and Stacey – likeable characters from very different areas of Britain. While Gav hails from Essex in England, bubbly Stacey is as Welsh as they come, and the comedy centers on the cultural differences between them, their families and friends.

Hop aboard and enjoy this fun filled tour that visits filming locations while riding around town. Stop at the best sites to stretch your legs, take photos and see the locations up close.

As you travel your guide will entertain you with trivia about the hit TV series and behind-the-scenes stories about the cast. Learn about James Corden who played Smithy (Gav’s best mate) and hear how he co-wrote the series with Ruth Jones – the actress who brought the no-nonsense character of Nessa to life.

Pay a visit to Barrie’s amusement arcade to see where Nessa once worked and take a seat in her chair where she gossiped for many an hour about Stacey’s relationship woes. Pose for photos in front of Stacey’s terraced house, and hear all about Uncle Bryn who frequently popped over for a 'crackin' omelet cooked by Stacey’s mum.

Head to Barry Island seafront in the center of town and finish your tour with a stroll along the promenade.
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Reviews (11)
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Reviewed October 3, 2018
Amazing tour, loved it!

Sally our guide for the afternoon was so amazing and very enthusiastic, she also knew everything about Gavin and Stacey! Going around on the actual Dave's coach was great and we got to see 4 of the locations where Gavin and Stacey were filmed. Particularly,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank charlottebutler3
Reviewed August 23, 2018
Great tour with lots of highlights

Our guide Sally from the valley was great fun and very informative with lots of inside info and lots of places that were used in filming were pointed out along the way. Going on Dave's coach was fab, it was full and was great fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Diana M
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile
Andy Roberts

Excellent tour well worth the money our tour guide was Sally from the valley she was brilliant 10 out of 10 !!!!!!

Thank andyr111
Reviewed August 9, 2018

so, yesterday, me and my wife hopped on Dave's Coaches with a bunch of other Gavin & Stacey fans and were thoroughly entertained by our host, Sally. Brilliant three hours. Went to some great locations in and around Barry. If you are a fan of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _ben_mathews67
Reviewed April 16, 2018
A must do tour for all Gavin and Stacey fans

Booked the tour with my friend and our 2 daughters as we are all big Gavin & Stacey fans. We were lucky enough to be on Dave's Coaches but which made the trip all that bit more authentic. Our tour guide was brilliant. Dropping in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank joannee939
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Suzy S
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