ANGLESEY ATTRACTIONS

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VISIT ANGLESEY
Please see the Anglesey County Council Visit Anglesey website for full attraction lists and information about the whole Island.
www.visitanglesey.co.uk. But below are some of our favourites:

Amlwch Copper Kingdom
Explore the old harbour and historic past of Amlwch. Maritime and copper mining exhibition. Heritage trails – discover Amlwch Port and Parys Mountain. Guided tours available.
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Anglesey Sea Zoo
Enjoy a wonderful day out at Anglesey Sea Zoo, Wales’ largest marine aquarium.
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Anglesey Walking Holidays
Guided and self-guided walking packages along the coastal path, part of the Wales Coast Path. Cycling packages also available. 01248 713 611
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Baron Hill Golf Club 
Nine hole par 34 moorland course at the south side of Beaumaris. Free of bunkers, yet described as “challenging”, with perhaps the best par 3 hole on Anglesey (the 5th). There are several streams, to add interest.
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Beaumaris Castle
Begun in 1295, this unfinished castle is the last and largest of King Edward I’s Welsh fortifications. Designed by the king’s mason-architect, Master James of St George, it is a perfect example of a concentrically planned castle. Formidable defences survive, surrounded by a partly restored moat. World Heritage Site.
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Foel Farm Park
Family fun for all, especially the children. Feed the animals under cover and outside. Bottle feed newborn lambs in spring and early summer.
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Holyhead Maritime Museum 
The museum is a fascinating experience for the whole family. Step back in time at the oldest lifeboat station in Wales (circa. 1858), which houses a wonderful collection of exhibits that tells the fascinating maritime history of Holyhead.
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Llynnon Mill
A unique impression of Anglesey’s rural life. Visit the working windmill and restored bakery, the reconstructed prehistoric roundhouses and the craftworkers’ guild shop.
Tel: +44 (0)1407 730797

Moelfre Seawatch 
The Seawatch Centre in the harbour village of Moelfre is a reminder of the island’s rich maritime history and the importance of the ever present sea for the people of Anglesey.
Tel: +44 (0)1248 410277

Newborough Forest 
A pine forest located next to Llanddwyn Beach. Three main trails cross the forest which has bird hides and a small lake. The forest is an important red squirrel conservation site.
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Oriel Ynys Môn, Llangefni 
The Oriel is a show place for local artists and craftspeople, it is also anfascinating museum illustrating the island’s history, culture and wildlife, and a venue where people from all over the island come to enjoy their heritage.
Tel: +44 (0)1248 724444

Penmon Priory, Penmon, near Beaumaris 
You can visit the remains of the priory, the dovecote, the foundations of St Seiriol’s Cell and St Seiriol’s Well.

Pili Palas Butterfly, Bird and Minibeast Palace
Enter a steamy environment full of lush vegetation and waterfalls with live butterflies flying all around you. This is the magical world of Pili Palas.
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Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll 
Plas Newydd is the traditional home of the Marquess of Anglesey, situated on the banks of the Menai Strait.
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South Stack Lighthouse
South Stack is set in a spectacular location to the north-west of Holyhead. The lighthouse acts as a waymark for coastal traffic and a landmark and orientation light for vessels crossing the Irish Sea to and from the ports of Holyhead and Dun Laoghaire.

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path
125 miles of fabulous walking. Come and discover this stunning round island route, set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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