Anglesey
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Anglesey


The rugged yet beautiful island of Anglesey sits just off the north western coast of Wales with a backdrop of the mountainous area of Snowdonia and is separated from the mainland by two beaches across the Menai Strait, crossed by the two dramatic Menai and Britannia Bridges.

Anglesey UK

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Boasting over 100 miles of coastline from sandy beaches and breathing lagoons to spectacular cliffs and gentle estuaries , Anglesey is blessed with scenery that has been declared as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Such awe-inspiring surroundings make Anglesey the perfect destination for exploring, whether it’s on foot or by bike.

Anglesey is home to 26 Blue Flag beaches that include the fabulous sands of Llanddwyn Bay, Cemaes Bay and Benllech. This amazing coastline means there are plenty of watersports and boating trips to partake in, while the number of breathtaking shipwrecks around Anglesey attracts scuba diving enthusiasts.

Anglesey in UK

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For those wanting to take in the history of Anglesey then look no further than the town of Beaumaris that is steeped in history, most notably with the unfinished Beaumaris Castle that dates back to the 13th century and is the perfect family day out. The South Stack Lighthouse is situated just of Holy Island on the north western coast of Anglesey and has amazing views across the coast from the top of the lighthouse.

View Larger MapYou won’t find a more peaceful day out than at the stately home of Plas Newydd set on the Menai Strait where you can explore the 18th century house, a military museum and the beautiful gardens. You’ll also find lots of fun family days out in Anglesey, animal lovers will have a great time at Ellin’s Tower Sea Zoo and the Moilfre Seawatch Centre has an abundance of maritime history, while the Anglesey Model Village and Gardens is always a popular attraction.

Date posted: 10th May, 2017

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