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Anglesey is a county comprised of islands located off the North West coast of Wales. Connected to mainland Wales by two bridges, the county includes the main island of Anglesey as well as smaller islands, such as Holyhead. The majority of the people in the county speak Welsh, making it a great place for those who want to learn about traditional Welsh culture and the heritage of Wales. Read More
For sea lovers, this holiday home sits in an enviable position overlooking the sea on the edge of the small village of Rhosneigr in North Wales. Perfectly positioned on the new Coastal Path with direct access to the sandy beach below - fantastic location for surfers and waterlovers.
A spacious modern holiday home ideal for large groups of friends or family positioned close to the sea in Trearddur Bay on Anglesey with beaches, rockpools and coastal walks from the front door.
A comfortable spacious holiday home with use of private swimming pool (pool available from Apr - Sept inc) located in the beautiful village of Llandegfan, just two miles away from Beaumaris on the South West coast of the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. A great base for exploring the island with its fabulous beaches and also Snowdonia National Park.
Holiday in Anglesey
The countryside of Anglesey is full of mysterious Welsh monuments from Ancient times. Discover megaliths and menhirs (prehistoric standing stones) which can be found all over the Isle of Anglesey. There are also stories that Anglesey was home to the Celtic druids. Bryn Celli Ddu, The Mound in the Dark Grove, is an ancient burial chamber that can be found on the island. With menhirs, inscribed stones and an accessible chamber, the whole place has an aura of Celtic druid spirituality and mystery. Beaumaris Castle is a more traditional monument, dating back to the 13th century. With a beautiful spiral tower and sparkling moat, it is a picturesque mark on the Welsh countryside, which is why it has been named as a World Heritage Site. The prison cells at nearby Beaumaris Gaol are said to be haunted and await those ready to be spooked!
The Welsh language is an important part of life in Anglesey, with over 70% of the population speaking Welsh. The Isle of Anglesey is home to the village with the longest name in the United Kingdom, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. The name roughly translates to 'St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio with a red cave'. Tourist spots in the village include the railway station with the infamous village sign and the Marquess of Anglesey's Column, which offers stunning views of the county.
The isles of Anglesey and Holyhead are well-known for their beautiful coastlines. With magical coves and rock pools, as well as untouched bays and perfect picnic spots, a trip to Anglesey would be incomplete without visiting the seaside. There are amazing sights to be seen with boats offering the chance to see animals such as seals, porpoises and dolphins. Those who enjoy sea fishing will also have a fantastic time! The village of Newborough's beaches connect to a wonderful forest and it is close to Llanddwyn Island. Home to many Welsh legends, the small isle has associations with Dwynwen, the Welsh version of St. Valentine. The remains of St. Dwynwen's Church can be found on the isle, as well as alluring stories of the Saint.
People who love activities bound in nature will love the county of Anglesey. Walking, cycling and horse riding are all catered for with wonderful trails and paths throughout the Isles. The nearby mountainous area of Snowdonia provides an amazing backdrop to the county's untouched landscapes. Beautiful bays, ancient Welsh monuments, Blue Flag beaches and the spiritual nature of Anglesey, as well as its Welsh-speaking people, all make it a charming and captivating holiday destination.
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