Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020 – in photos

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Barry Island was the busiest I’ve seen it for a very long time yesterday, as hundreds of people took advantage of the glorious weather, and filled the beach and promenade.

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Such were the crowds that extra staff needed to be employed at Barry Island railway station, as social distancing requirements meant that the available number of seats on trains had been drastically reduced.

Here’s some of the scenes we captured yesterday afternoon:

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

The fairground was in full swing.

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

The water was a long way out!

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Lifeguards were in attendance.

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Moving the flag as the tide came in.

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Heading to the water!

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Along the headland.

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

Hundreds travel to Barry Island as the Welsh lockdown eases, Weds 22nd July 2020

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