The Island of Anglesey offers a lot for the holiday visitor. Whatever you wish from a holiday destination you are likely to find it on Anglesey. The Island was certified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1967 in acknowledgment of its importance to the country. Anglesey will enable you to unwind and forget all your stresses.
Due to the agricultural past of Anglesey it is mostly filled with small, picturesque villages surrounded by sweeping green fields. The towns that exist such as Beaumaris, are not large, with Holyhead - the largest - having a population of approximately 13,000.
Anglesey Activities - If you like walking then how about the 125 mile unique and enchanting coastline unspoilt beauty of the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path. If this seems a bit too much of a trek there are numerous smaller routes many which are circular routes. If you love nature, prepare your senses for some spectacular sea views. Smell the fragrant wild flowers, see their vibrant colours. Listen out for the sounds of nature. At South Stack you will see a vivid arrangement of yellow wild gorse and sea pinks covering the cliff tops. Listen and watch out for the puffins, guillemots, cormorants, and numerous other seabirds. Climb Holyhead Mountain to see Ireland over the horizon.
Whether you choose to explore on foot or maybe on a bicycle you will discover fascinating things of interest dotted along the peaceful country-lanes.
Close to the centre of the island of Anglesey is Llyn Alaw a beautiful lake where you can have a go at fly fishing.
It should be of no surprise as Anglesey is an Island that the sailing is excellent.
Anglesey History There is evidence on Anglesey of human habitation that goes as far back as 7000 BC (the Mesolithic period) so it is no surprise for those interested in history that there is so much history that is still to be seen all over Anglesey.
St.Cybi's Church & Caer Gybi Roman Fort
Thomas Telford's Suspension Bridge
Robert Stephenson's 'Britannia' Tubular Bridge.
Plas Newydd - Stately Home of the Marquesses of Anglesey
Not only is Anglesey surrounded by sea it coast has some of the most stunning beaches to be found in the world, you can choose to make your sandcastle at the Blue Flag beaches of Benllech, Trearddur Bay, Porthdafarch, Llanddona, Silver Bay, and Llanddwyn or one the many other coves and beaches.
As Anglesey has a long history of welcoming visitors to the Island the are numerous holiday accommodation. Whether you choose a hotel, Bed and Breakfast, Inn, a self catering cottage or one of the many caravan and camping sites you are sure to have a great holiday on Anglesey.
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