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Things to do on Anglesey

Posted: 04.07.23 / in North Wales

Anglesey has so much to do, here are just a few things that you can do...

Anglesey, an island located off the northwest coast of Wales, offers a variety of activities and attractions for visitors.

Here are some things you can do on Anglesey:

  1. Visit Beaumaris Castle: Explore this 13th-century castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire its impressive architecture and learn about its fascinating history.
  2. Walk along Newborough Beach: Enjoy a stroll along the beautiful sandy beach, which offers stunning views of Snowdonia National Park and the Llyn Peninsula. You can also visit Llanddwyn Island, located at the western end of the beach, which has a lighthouse and picturesque ruins.
  3. Discover Plas Newydd: Visit this historic house and gardens, located on the banks of the Menai Strait. Explore the elegant rooms of the house and take a leisurely walk through the landscaped gardens.
  4. Explore the Anglesey Sea Zoo: Discover a variety of marine life at the Anglesey Sea Zoo, including sharks, seahorses, and lobsters. The zoo also features interactive exhibits and daily talks and feeds.
  5. Visit South Stack Lighthouse: Located on the northwest coast of Anglesey, this iconic lighthouse offers breathtaking views of the cliffs and the Irish Sea. Take a walk along the coastal path and enjoy the dramatic scenery.
  6. Explore Parys Mountain: Take a trip to this unique landscape, which was once a major copper mine. Walk along the trails and marvel at the colorful rock formations, remnants of the mining activity.
  7. Go birdwatching at RSPB South Stack Cliffs: This nature reserve is home to a wide range of bird species, including puffins, guillemots, and razorbills. Follow the walking trails and enjoy the spectacular coastal views.
  8. Visit the Oriel Ynys Môn: This art gallery and museum showcases the works of local artists and exhibits on the island's history and heritage. It also has a café and gift shop.
  9. Explore the Menai Suspension Bridge: Walk or drive across this historic bridge, designed by Thomas Telford in the early 19th century. Enjoy the views of the Menai Strait and learn about its engineering significance.
  10. Enjoy outdoor activities: Anglesey offers opportunities for outdoor pursuits such as hiking, cycling, and water sports. Explore the island's coastal paths, cycle along the country lanes, or try your hand at kayaking or paddle boarding in the surrounding waters.

These are just a few examples of the many things to do on Anglesey. The island's natural beauty, rich history, and range of attractions make it a delightful destination for visitors.

Sandbanks Lodge Park is perfectly positioned to explore most of Anglesey, from the amazing clean beaches to the historic elements.