things to do in Anglesey

Things to do in Anglesey

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Use our guide to discover the best things to do in Anglesey

Littered with stunning beaches, scenic coastal paths and a plethora of historical landmarks, you will find plenty of great things to do in Anglesey. Set adrift from mainland North Wales, this small, yet compact island has a plethora of things to see and do. Our guide includes the best Anglesey things to do, ranging from the finest beaches to the best coastal walks and the most dramatic landmarks that you cannot miss!

Anglesey Attractions

Anglesey Sea Zoo is one of the most popular Anglesey attractions, offering an interactive insight into the area’s marine life.

Visiting South Stack Lighthouse is another excellent thing to do in Anglesey, situated on a small island. The lighthouse can only be reached via a set of steps; this fascinating Anglesey attraction is also RSPB Nature Reserve. A holiday in Anglesey is perfect for anyone interested in spotting a wide variety of species of birds.

Other things to do in Anglesey

As well as a plethora of family-friendly attractions, you and your loved ones are sure to find wonderful things to do in Anglesey. From snapping a photo of the famous Menai Suspension Bridge to taking in the views along the Anglesey Coastal Path, your visit to Anglesey will be a busy one!

Another great thing to do in Anglesey is to pay a visit to Newborough Beach. This spectacular golden stretch of sands is flanked by clear blue waters, backed by inspiring views of the Snowdonia National Park. Whilst here, stroll to the romantic outcrop of Llanddwyn Island, where you will find the once home of Saint Dwynwen – the Welsh patron saint of lovers.

With our handy things to do in Anglesey guide, your next holiday is sure to be one to remember…

  • Beaumaris Castle

    Perhaps the most magnificent unfinished castle you could wish to see, visiting the 13th century Beaumaris Castle is a fascinating way to learn about the local history, especially as it offers a range of fun activities and events.

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  • Greenwood Forest Park

    A thrill-seeking child’s paradise – Greenwood Forest Park offers a wealth of award-winning attractions from it’s solar powered water ride to the longest sledge run in Wales.

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  • Moelfre Beach

    Dog Friendly

    This delightful little pebble beach is an ideal spot to sit and watch the village of Moelfre go about its day, with a slipway for launching boats also on-hand.

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  • Parys Mountain

    Parys Mountain

    Once the world’s largest copper mine, Parys Mountain now adopts a warming orange tone while displaying marvellous panoramic views of Anglesey. When you’re done exploring this beautiful and historic site, head to the fascinating museum in Amlwch to learn of its gripping past.

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  • RibRide Adventure Tour

    RibRide Adventure Tour

    This first-class day trip combines breath-taking scenery with action and adventure, taking in the beauty of North Wales’ Menai Strait. Admire both picturesque coastal vista and the impressive bridges connecting the Isle of Anglesey with mainland Wales. Experience the marvels of North Wales in an exhilarating manner.

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  • South Stack Lighthouse and Nature Reserve

    Sat astride a tiny islet off Anglesey, South Stack Lighthouse was built in 1809 to warn ships from the dangerous rocks, it is now a popular tourist destination and one of the most photographed lighthouses in Wales.

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  • Traeth Llydan Feature

    Traeth Llydan

    Dog Friendly

    Traeth Llydan boasts over one mile of golden sands and is a fine spot to try your hand at a range of water sports, from surfing and swimming to snorkelling.

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  • Traeth Mawr Feature

    Traeth Mawr

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    Translating literally to ‘Big Beach’, these soft and golden sands rest just south of the charming village of Aberffraw on the Isle of Anglesey.

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