Outside Activities

Parys mountain – Amlwch:

Parys Mountain is located south of the town of Amlwch in north east Anglesey, Wales. It is the site of a large copper mine that was extensively exploited in the late 18th century. This historic copper-mining site offers marked trails through rocky ground with striking colors

Find out more: Parys Mountain

Newborough Forest and nature reserve – Newbrough:

Newborough Forest is a forest to the west of Newborough, Anglesey, North Wales. It is one of the most important red squirrel conservation sites in the United Kingdom. It appears increasingly likely that there are now only 500 red squirrels in Wales and numbers are continuing to decline. To found out more look at: Newborough National Nature Reserve and Forest, Anglesey

Beaumaris Castle:

Beaumaris Castle, in Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, was built as part of Edward I’s campaign to conquer north Wales after 1282. Plans were probably first made to construct the castle in 1284, but this was delayed due to lack of funds and work only began in 1295 following the Madog ap Llywelyn uprising. Find out more at: Beaumaris Castle | Cadw

Caernarfon Castle:

Caernarfon Castle – often anglicised as Carnarvon Castle or Caernarvon Castle – is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales cared for by Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic environment service. More info: Caernarfon Castle

South Stack Lighthouse:

The South Stack Lighthouse is built on the summit of a small island off the north-west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. It was built in 1809 to warn ships of the dangerous rocks below. More info: South Stack Lighthouse visitor centre

Anglesey Sea Zoo – Brynsiencyn:

The Anglesey Sea Zoo is an aquarium and independent research and marine education centre on the south coast of Anglesey island in North Wales. Located just outside the village of Brynsiencyn, Anglesey Sea Zoo claims to be the largest aquarium in Wales and displays over 150 native species. Find out more: Anglesey Sea Zoo Great All Weather Aquarium Family Day Out on Anglesey – Anglesey Sea Zoo (en-GB)

Halen môn – Brynsiencyn:

Sea salt (Halen Môn, evaporated from the local sea water), now produced in a modern facility nearby, the menai straits. Visit to learn about how they make their salt while browsing through the beautiful gift shop and drinking local ales alongside a woodfired Pizza @Tide / Llanw | Halen Môn

Visit their sight: Halen Môn | Anglesey Sea Salt

Plas Newydd House and Garden – Menai Strait:

Plas Newydd is a country house set in gardens, parkland and surrounding woodland on the north bank of the Menai Strait, in Llanddaniel Fab, near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, Wales. The current building has its origins in 1470, and evolved over the centuries to become one of Anglesey’s principal residences. Visit the sight at: Plas Newydd House and Garden

Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens – Menai Bridge

Historic estate featuring 3 elaborate gardens, plus a tea room & holiday cottages.More info: Plas Cadnant

Holland Arms Garden Center – Gaerwen:

Holland Arms Garden Centre on Anglesey is a great place to spend a few hours or so shopping the centre’s wide range of flowers and plants and more. You will also find food, gifts, homeware and furniture here. You could spend a short time or pass a couple of hours if you have the time, in the lovely on site cafe/restaurant where you will find freshly baked food and refreshments and a good choice of main meals through the day.

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