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A Short Break in Anglesey - Our Essential Guide

Written by Lisa Jones on

If you're looking for a weekend away or a short break in Wales how about discovering the island of Anglesey in North Wales. Rugged scenery, spectacular coast, the great outdoors and a host of attractions, all waiting for you to explore. And with Snowdonia National Park also on your doorstep it sure is a wonderful choice of location to explore. Let us guide you through our top tips for a special break in Anglesey.  

Day 1 

Visit Tŷ Halen at Halen Môn an award-winning Saltcote and Visitor Centre set on the Menai Strait. Enjoy a tour of the centre and learn how their sea salt is made and finish off with a visit to the shop to buy some goodies to take home with you.

After your visit to Halen Môn head to Anglesey Sea Zoo, Wales' largest marine aquarium. Learn about the conservation work that takes place including the Lobster Hatchery and the Seahorse Nursery. And enjoy one of the daily talks and feeds, a fun day out for the whole family.

Day 2 

Start the day at Beaumaris Castle for some heritage and culture, you'll be fascinated by the history and spectacular features of this castle.

In the afternoon treat yourself to some excitement and head out on an Adventure Boat Ride with Rib Ride. High speed or in search of wildlife, exploring the Menai Strait by boat is an unforgettable experience. 

And to finish off the day head for a meal to Dylan's in Menai Bridge. With water's edge views overlooking the famous Thomas Telford bridge enjoy some local seafood or their speciality pizzas. 

Day 3 

A visit to Anglesey wouldn't be complete without a trip to Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, one of the longest place names in the world. A picture by the famous sign is a must.  

And finally finish off with a short walk along the Anglesey section of the Wales Coast Path, and with a 125 miles to choose from you'll be spoilt for choice. 

So make Anglesey your destination of choice and search our Anglesey cottages

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