North west of Wales, just off the mainland’s coastline, you’ll find an island steeped in history and natural beauty. A destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike. A magical place where you can inspire your senses with new sights, sounds, smells and tastes and get away from it all.
Welcome to Anglesey.
Anglesey really does have it all. Stunning landscapes, unspoilt coastlines and picturesque towns and villages just waiting to be explored. Miles of scenic walking and cycling routes await you, along with some of the best adventure activities in the UK and an eclectic array of local eateries, from Michelin star restaurants to fish and chips by the sea.
Whether you’re a water baby, a speed demon or prefer more relaxing pursuits, Anglesey’s got something for you. Take to the seas on a daring rib boat ride, explore the rolling countryside by foot or bike, or visit the islands ancient ruins and learn more about its rich culture and heritage.
Get back to nature
Much of Anglesey’s coastline has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the island boasts a vast and diverse array of plant and animal life. Whatever the time of year, the legendary beaches offer an exceptional day out with vast stretches of sand, safe swimming and windswept bays where a bracing walk and rock pooling are the call of the day.
Don’t just take our word for it though – come and experience Anglesey for yourself.
Things to do - Take a walk
Just off Anglesey’s southern coast, is the magical island of Llanddwyn, surrounded by beautiful secluded sands.
South of Amlwch, Parys Mountain was the site of heavy copper mining which gives it it’s unique landscape.
Porth Wen, Amlwch
Site of the historic disused Victorian brickworks, now a crumbling ruin to explore.
Spot red squirrels at one of the places to see them in the wild.
Anglesey Coastal Path
A 200km footpath that traces the entire coast of Anglesey.
Traeth Dynion, Amlwch
A beautiful unspoilt beach, on the North coast of Anglesey.
The highest point on the island of Anglesey. The views are worth the hike.
Things to do - The Sights
Bryn Celli Ddu
Step back to the Neolithic times and discover Bryn Celli Ddu, an ancient burial mound, one of Wales’ famous Neolithic passage tombs. It is around 5,000 years old.
Built as part of Edward I’s campaign to conquer North Wales in 1282 AD.
The only working windmill in Wales, grinding oats, wheat and barley.
Take a Picture at Llanfairpwllgwyngy llgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Train Station
The station with the second-longest name in the world.
Bird-spotting at South Stack Lighthouse
Enjoy a close-up view of a wonderful cliff-side nesting colony where you will be able
to watch puffins, razorbills, guillemots and even some rare choughs.
A prison built in 1829, 182th known for its cruel treatment of prisoners.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
An aquarium, research and education centre.
Things to do - Activities
Dive right in with some island watersports. Take a powerboat trip around the coast. Or take it up a notch and take a RIB ride, one of the most popular activities on the island. Reaching speeds of over 80mph, this is not for the faint-hearted.
The island is also famous for being a windsurfing hotspot and is the perfect location for beginners who have yet to experience big waves.
Anglesey is one of the most prominent coasteering areas in Europe, and a must for all adventurers. Participants scale and climb the Anglesey cliffsides and can also jump, dive, and flop into the water below the cliffs
Zip World Fforest
Pick up Some Menai Sea Salt
Used by Michelin-starred restaurants all around the world, Halen Môn salt is known in the most elite of foodie circles. The product is traditionally harvested directly from the waters of the Menai Straits. Halen Môn salt has its very own visitors centre – Tŷ Halen – The one-of-a-kind behind the scenes tour which includes a tutored salt tasting
Things to do - Eat Out
Anglesey has a thriving food scene and some amazing options, from causal dinners to a romantic night out. Bon Appetite!
The Millbank Estate
Located on the outskirts of the historic coastal town of Amlwch, The Millbank Estate covers seven acres of greenspace and is home to two of our most unique properties, The Mill House and Y Caban.
The grand estate was built in 1774 and was used as a luxurious home to the steward of the nearby Parys Mountain Copper Mine, also known as ‘Copper Kingdom,’ which was at one time the largest copper mine in the world.
With Millbank as your base you’ll be perfectly placed to explore idyllic beaches and walking routes along the Anglesey Coastal Path and up Parys Mountain for breath-taking views of the open copper mine and beyond. When you’re done exploring, take your pick from a delectable array of local pubs and eateries and relax and unwind in welcoming surroundings.
Set amongst seven private acres of verdant greenery and sweeping sea views on the historic Millbank Estate, this stunning 18th century manor has everything you need for the perfect group getaway.
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Y Caban at Millbank
A luxury stay for two within the secluded walled garden of the Millbank Estate. Relax under the stars with your own BBQ and private outdoor bath in this calm, country oasis.
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The Y Glyn Estate
Y Glyn is conveniently located near Llangefni, a market town and Anglesey’s cultural capital. Set within four acres of beautiful untouched land, the farm estate is home to a Welsh stone Cottage and stone Bothy.
Dating back to the 1600s, the house was originally called Ceint Bach and is most famous as the birthplace of the renowned Welsh poet, Robert Hughes from 1744 to 1785. It was also the home of William Jones, MP for Arvon, from 1857 to 1915.
When you’re done foraging wild elderflower and blackberries at Y Glyn, head out to explore Llangefni’s cultural attractions and the island’s coastlines, with both only a 10-minute drive away. If you fancy heading further afield, venture over to the nearby Menai Bridge, the gateway to the Llyn Peninsula and Snowdonia.
The Writer's Cottage at Y Glyn
Follow in the footsteps of the famous Welsh poet Robert Hughes with a stay at this stunning 17th century stone house, set among four acres of beautiful untouched land conveniently located in the cultural heart of Anglesey.
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The Bothy at Y Glyn
A quaint stone cottage set back from The Writer’s Cottage, providing the perfect romantic getaway for couples. Designed with an abundance of relaxing spaces and luxurious touches, The Bothy is a calming and cosy rural retreat.