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Boltholes and Hideaways

Carreglwyd Coastal Cottages Local Guide

This guide has been prepared to assist you in discovering the host of activities, events and attractions
to be enjoyed within a 20 mile radius (approx) of Llanfaethlu, Anglesey

Nearby Holiday Activities

Book a day trip to Dublin in Ireland Holyhead on Holy Island
Travel in style on the Stena HSS fast craft.
Telephone 08705707070
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Anglesey Adventures Mountain Scrambling Porth y Felin, Holyhead Adventure and climbing skill courses.
Telephone 01407761777
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Anglesey Outdoors Adventure & Activity Centre Holyhead between Trearddur Bay and Holyhead
A centre offering educational and adventure activities.
Telephone 01407769351
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Rock and Sea Adventures Moelfre between Amlwch and Benllech The company is managed by Olly Sanders a highly experienced and respected expedition explorer.
Telephone 01248 410877
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Llynnon Mill Llanddeusant
The only working windmill In Wales.
Telephone 01407730797
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Swtan Folk Museum Church Bay
The last thatched cottage on Anglesey.
Telephone 01407730501
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The Skerries Lighthouse Lying off the North West coast of Anglesey
The lighthouse was established in 1717
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The Marques of Anglesey's
Llanfairpwll between Menai Bridge and Brynsiencyn
A column erected to commemorate the life of Henry William Paget Earl of Uxbridge and 1st Marques of Anglesey.
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Lord Nelson Monument Llanfairpwll between Menai Bridge and Pentre-Berw
A memorial to Lord Nelson erected in 1873 sculpted by Clarence Paget.
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Amlwch Heritage Museum Amlwch between Burwen and Penysarn The old sail loft at Amlwch has been developed as a heritage museum.
Telephone 01407832255
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Ty Newydd Burial Chamber Rhosneigr between Valley and Aberffraw
Probably the remains of a small passage
grave originally covered by a stone cairn.
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Capel Lligwy Moelfre
Ruins of a 12th C - 14th C chapel
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Din Lligwy Burial Chamber Moelfre between Amlwch and Benllech
An important 3rd Century burial chamber.
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Holyhead Maritime Museum Beach Road, Holyhead at the end of the A55
The museum is housed in the oldest lifeboat station in Wales
Telephone 01407769745
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Menai Heritage Experience Menai Bridge between Beaumaris and Llanfairpwllgwyngyll
Learn about the amazing historical feats of engineering of the two bridges spanning the Menai Straits.
Telephone 01248715046
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Captain Skinner's Monument Holyhead, Holy Island
A monument to a man held in high regard
by the people of Holyhead.
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Llanfechell Standing Stones Llanfechell between Llanrhyddlad and Rhosgoch. A group of 3 stones standing all
over 3metres high.
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Ty Mawr Hut Group Holyhead. Ten ancient stone built hut circles on the slopes of Holyhead Mountain near Southstack. More info
Penrhos Feilw
Standing Stones
Penrhos between Amlwch and Moelfre
A pair of standing stones almost 3 metres
high probably from the bronze age and
formed part of a larger monument.
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Howell Water Mill Llanddeusant. One of only two surviving water mills on Anglesey.
Telephone 01248713177
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Point Lynas Lighthouse Point Lynas between Amlwch and Moelfre
The first light to shine from Lynas was in 1779.
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Parys Mountain Copper Mine Amlwch between Cemaes and Moelfre
Once the largest copper mine in the world.
Telephone 01407832255
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Holyhead Breakwater Holyhead
A 19th C one and a half mile long breakwater.
Telephone 01248713177
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Cemaes Heritage Centre Cemaes between Amlwch and Tregele
A small exhibition of photographs and
artefacts relating to Cemaes.
Telephone 01407710004
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Burial Chamber at Bryn Celli Ddu Bryn Celli Ddu, Llanddanial Fab between Llanfairpwllgwyngyll and Brynsiencyn
Believed late Stone Age or Neolithic, one of
only 16 still intact monuments on Anglesey.
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Barclodiad Y Gawres Passage Grave Cable Bay, Aberffraw between Menai Bridge and Pentr - Berw
An important Neolithic burial site.
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Ann Evans Antiques Holyhead. Antique furniture
Telephone 01407741733
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Gwynfair Antiques Holyhead, Holy Island. General antiques
Telephone 01407763740
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Bookaholic Books and Ephemera Bodorgan between Malltraeth and Llanfaelog
A small business specialising in second hand and antiquarian books
Telephone 01407840259
Anglesey Craft Guild Melin Llynon Mill, Llanddeusant between Llanrhyddiad and Llanfachraeth
Locally made crafts displayed in the old granary.
Telephone 01407710292
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Beaches (other than local Borthwen Beach)

Lligwy Beach Lligwy Beach near Dulas between Amlwch and Llanallgo
Winner of a seaside award since 2006
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Cemaes Bay Cemaes between Llanrhuddiad and Amlwch
A sandy bay with interesting geological features. A small shop and car park are near by.
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Rhosneigr Rhosneigr between Holyhead and Aberffraw
A sandy beach with few rocks, popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers.
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Abberffraw Beach Abberffraw Beach between Trecastell and Malltreath. One of Anglesey's largest and most beautiful beaches. More info
Trearddur Bay Beach Trearddur Bay between Porth Dafarch and Llanfair yn Neubwll on Holyhead
Winner of the Blue Flag Award.
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Church Bay Llanrhyddlad between Carmel Head and Holyhead. So called because of the nearby Llanrhuddlad Church. More info
Red Wharf Bay Beach Red Wharf Bay between Benllech and Black Point. Winner of a seaside award since 2004 More info
Porth Wen Porth Wen between Amlwch and Cemaes.
A secluded bay once the site of brickworks.
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Rhoscolyn Beach Holy Island. A secluded, pretty, sandy beach. More info
Porth Swtan/Church Bay Church Bay between Cemaes and Valley
A small sand and pebble beach edged with rocks named after the nearby Llanrhuddlad church.
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Traeth Bychan Beach Traeth Bychan between Moelfre & Benllech
A small popular sandy beach. An ideal location
to get away from it all. No facilities so take a picnic.
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Cemlyn and Cemaes Cemlyn and Cemaes between Amlwch and Llanfaethlu. A beautiful stretch of Anglesey's coastline. More info
Porth Dafarch Beach Porth Dafarch between Holyhead and Four Mile Bridge. This 'Blue Flag', sandy beach nestles below a beautiful rugged headland. It is well sheltered. More info
Benllech Beach Benllech between Moelfre and Traeth Coch
Awarded 'Blue Flag' status since 2004 this spacious sandy beach has ice-cream parlours close by.
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Trearddur Bay Trearddur Bay between Holyhead and Rhosneigr
One of Anglesey's premier beaches and winner of a 'Blue Flag award.
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The Dingle Nature Reserve Llangefni between Menai Bridge and Bofffordd
25 acre wooded valley rich in wildlife and
history with boardwalk, sculptures & picnic areas.
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Porth Llaneilian Porth Llaneilian between Amlwch and
Penysarn. The most Northerly point in Wales
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Penrhos Nature Reserve, Holyhead Large parkland with access to beaches and to woodlands near Holyhead across Cob from valley on right More info
Breakwater Country Park Holyhead beside the town and port.
Formerly a quarry now a haven for wildlife.
Telephone 01248752428
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Carmel Head Carmel Head between Cemaes and Rhydwyn
Carmel Head can be access from near Cemlyn Bay. Satnav users please note this post code will get you to the vicinity of Cemlyn Bay.
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Dinas Gynfor Dinas Gynfor between Cemaes and Bull Bay
A spectacular rocky promontory.
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Lleyn Peninsula Boat Trips organised by the National Trust Llanfairpwll between Menai Bridge and Brynsiencyn
Leave from the jetty in front of Plas Newydd and cruise down the Menai Striat
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Zealand Anglesey Boat Charter West Coast of Anglesey
A luxurious modern highbred power cruiser for short trips or extended cruises
Telephone 07795230324
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Oriel Ynys Mon Between Llangefni and Llanerchymedd
Anglesey's premier purpose built museum and art gallery.
Telephone 0124872444
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Canolfan Ucheldre Centre Millbank, Holyhead
A community endeavour to provide North Wales with a centre for arts, events, exhibition, films and community activities.
Telephone 01407763361
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Oriel Kyffin Williams (in Oriel Ynys Mon) Llangefni between Menai Bridge and Bodffordd
An exhibition of Kyffin Williams' work.
Telephone 01248724444
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National Cycle Route Lon Las Cymru (North) Holyhead on the west of Anglesey at the end of the A5
Holyhead to Builth Wells using minor roads, railway paths, forestry track and ancient coach roads.
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Beics Menai Cycles - Bicycle Hire Aberffraw between Rhosneigr and Newborough. Hire includes bike, helmet, emergency kit and a lock and key. Mountain bikes have from 5 - 21 speed gears,
Telephone 07770951007


Anglesey Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival Trearddur Bay Hotel, Treaddur Bay between Holyhead and Four Mile Bridge
Meet food & drink producers, watch cookery demonstrations, competitions and food tasting.
Telephone 01248725715
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Anglesey Agricultural Show Gwalchmai between Valley and Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll. A feast of family entertainment - displays, parades, animals, competitions,
crafts & lots more.
Telephone 01407720072
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Bryn Seiri Rhosgoch between Llanfechfell and Rhosybol
A new garden blending with landscape open
for charity as part of the Nataional Garden Scheme NGS
Telephone 01407831354
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Anglesey County Show Gwalchmai between Valley and Llanfairpwllgwyngyll
Exhibitions, displays, competitions, animals, pets, crafts, horticulture, falconry, food & much more
Telephone 01407720072
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The Great Strait Raft Run Y Felinheli between Caernarfon and Bangor
The raft race starts at Felinheli and finishes at Menai Bridge
Telephone 01248750057
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Moelfre Lifeboat Open Day

Moelfre between Brynrefail & Benllech
A fun packed fund raising day with crafts, food, entertainment, demonstrations, music & lots more.
Telephone 01248750057

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Anglesey Walking Festival Anglesey (during May/June)
Guided walks most of which are coastal with stunning scenery, flora, fauna, geology, birds
& more.
Telephone 01248725718
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Bryn Seiri Garden Talwrn between Llangefni and Pentraeth
A relaxed colourful cottage garden open for charity as part of the National Gardens
Scheme NGS.
Telephone 03141450255
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The Play House Parc Cefni, Llangefni between Llangristrolus and Pentraeth
Indoor play activities.
Telephone 01248751444
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The Play Centre Bangor. Indoor Play Centre
Parents can relax with complimentary newspapers and magazines whilst the
children play.
Telephone 01248 364 255
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Anglesey Sea Zoo Brynseincyn between Menai Bridge and Dwyran
Wales' largest marine aquarium.
Telephone 01248430411
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Pili Palas Menai Bridge
Enter a steamy environment full of lush vegetation and waterfalls with LIVE butterflies flying all around you
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Bridges Exhibition Menai Bridge between Beaumaris Llanfairpwllgwyngyll
Learn about Britannia Bridge built by Robert Stephenson and Menai Bridge built by Thomas Telford.
Telephone 01248715046
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Gwylfan Moelfre Seawatch Centre Moelfre Between Amlwch and Benllech
A reminder of the island's rich maritime history & the bravery of coxswain Richard Evans
Telephone 01248724444
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Irish Holyhead North West of Anglesey
Ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Telephone 08705171717
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Anglesey Shooting Sports Presaddfed, Bodedern, Holyhead
Hunting, shooting and fishing at this family run sporting estate.
Telephone 01407740652
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Mona Flying Club Mona Airfield, Gwalchmai
Mona Flying Club meets on the RAF base evenings and weekends.
Telephone 01407720581
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Llanbadrig Vineyard Cemaes between Amlwch and Tregele
Welsh wine at its best. Free wine tasting for all visitors. Tea, coffee & soft drinks also available.
Telephone 01407710999
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Sullivans of Rhosneigr Rhosneiger between Plas Cymyran and Porth Trecastell
A cafe/wine bar & restaurant which caters for
all tastes.
Telephone 01407811111
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The Lobster Pot Restaurant Church Bay between Llanfaethlu and Llanfwrog
A renowned sea food restaurant with a homely atmosphere.
Telephone 01407730241
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Farm Shop and
Pick Your Own
Farm Shop between Llanfair PG and Brynsiencyn
Home grown food produced to the highest standards straight from the farm.
Telephone 01248430344
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Sandy's Bar and Bistro Rhosneigr between Cymyran Bay and Porth Castell
A contemporary bar with a great atmosphere.
Telephone 01407811103
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The Bull Hotel Llangefni between Pentraeth and Llangristrolus
Set in an area of outstanding beauty.
Telephone 01248722119
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Old Boat House Red Wharf Bay between Benllech and Menai Bridge
A family run restaurant with a seafood menu.
Telephone 01248852731
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Stafford House Fine Dining Cafe Wine Bar & Bistro Menai Bridge between Bangor and Llangefni
Fine world foods & wines, continental atmosphere & caterers with style. Eat in or
take away.
Telephone 01248712368
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Ann's Pantry Moelfre between Benllech and Amlwch
Award winning family run restaurant/cafe with sea views in pretty seaside village of Moelfre.
Telephone 01248410386
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Anglesey Farmers Market David Hughes School, Menai Bridge Menai Bridge between Llanfairpwll and Beaumaris
A great opportunity to buy excellent local produce. 3rd Sat, 10am onwards, Menai Bridge
Telephone 01248490213
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The White Eagle Rhoscolyn between Trearddur Bay and Cymyran Bay
A pub with attitude serving outstanding food, beer and wine.
Telephone 01407860267
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Hotel Cymran Restaurant Llanfair between Caergeiliog and Plas Cymyran
A stylish restaurant open for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
Telephone 01407742858
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Anglesey GeoPark Anglesey
A territory with a particular geological heritage and a sustainable development strategy.
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Holland Arms Garden Centre Gaerwen between Llanfairpwllgwngyll and Gwalchmai. Plants, shrubs, trees, climbers & patio favourites. Sundries, furniture, bbq's, clothes, crafts & more.
Telephone 01248421655
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Plas Cadnant Menai Bridge between Beaumaris and LlanfairPG. An historic garden under
restoration to their former glory.
Telephone 01248717007
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Medwyn's of Anglesey Llanfairpwllgwyngyll between Newborough and Menai Bridge. 10 times Chelsea Gold Medal winner for vegetables the nursery specialises
in vegetable seeds.
Telephone 01248714851
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Plas Newydd Country House
& Garden NT
Llanfairpwll between Menai and Brynsiencyn
Beautiful gardens with walks, arboretum, Italianate Terrace and wonderful views
across the Strait
Telephone 01248714795
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Pentraeth Nurseries Pentraeth between Benllech and Menai Bridge
Annuals, biennials, bedding, herbaceous perennials and shrubs
Telephone 01248450269
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Plas Newydd Nursery Llanfairpwllgwyngyll between Menai Bridge
and Brynsiencyn. Annuals, biennials,
bedding plants and shrubs.
Telephone 01248716386
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The Herb Garden & Historical Plant Nursery Pentre Berw between Llanfairpellgwyngyll and Gwalchmai. Specialists in herbs
Telephone 01248422208
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Kannonchiku Tynlon Holyhead, north west of Anglesey at the end of the A5. National collection of kannonchiku minature Japanese palms.
Visit by appointment May-July only.
Telephone 01407720651
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Anglesey Golf Club Rhosneigr between Aberffraw and Valley.
Set among sand dunes and heath land in Rhosneigr.
Telephone 01407810219
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Holyhead Golf Club Trearddur Bay on the west coast of Holyhead.
A challenging 18 hole heathland championship course with some of the best greens to be found.
Telephone 01407762022
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The Beach Golf Course Trearddur Bay off the B4545 on the west coast of Holyhead
A 9 hole, par 28, pay and play golf course suitable for players of all abilities.
Telephone 01407861935
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Bull Bay Golf Club Bull Bay, Amlwch between Cemaes and Moelfre
An 18 hole course with beautiful views across the bay.
Telephone 01407830960
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Porth y Post Riding Stables Trearddur on the west coast of Holyhead
Tuition for all abilities, cross country facilities and holiday livery facilities available.
Telephone 01407861358
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Tyn Morfa Riding Centre Rhosneigr between Aberffraw and Holyhead
One of North Wales' oldest riding establishments.
Telephone 01407810072
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Tal y Foel Riding Centre Dwyran between Menai Bridge and Newborough. The centre offers a variety of activities and instruction.
Telephone 01248430377
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Llangefni Leisure Centre Llangefni between Menai Bridge and Bodffordd
A multi activity centre.
Telephone 01248722966
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Amlwch Leisure Centre Amlwch between Cemaes and Moelfre
A multi activity centre
Telephone 01407830060
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Holyhead Leisure Centre Holyhead
A multi activity centre.
Telephone 01407764111
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Anglesey Go Kart Racing (Cartio Mon) Bryn goleu between Caergeiliog and Gwalchmai. A wonderful day out for all ages
in all weathers. Go for a spin or take part in a Grand Prix.
Telephone 01407741144
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Riders Edge Builth Wells between Llanwrtyd and Llandrindod Wells
Learn to ride or improve on motor bike courses designed & developed by Harley-Davidson.
Telephone 01982551331
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Anglesey Circuit Performance Driving Centre Ty Croes between Aberffraw and Rhosneigr
The new Anglesey circuit is one of the most exciting and significant developments in
British motor sport.
Telephone 01407811400
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Redline Indoor Karting Indoor Karting is one of the fastest growing adrenaline sports in the world.
Telephone 01286 66 95 15
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Anglesey Coastal Path Holyhead Island at the end of the A5
123 mile path in an Area of Outstanding Beauty which very nearly makes a complete loop.
Telephone 01248752300
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Walk Holyhead to Porth Trwyn (Llanfaethlu) 12miles Holyhead at the end of the A5
Attractive low lying route divided by the unsafe Alaw Estuary and involves a bus ride to complete.
Telephone 01248752300
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South Stack South Stack near Holyhead
One of the most spectacular and exciting coastal locations on Anglesey. See seabirds & lighthouse.
Telephone 01248724444
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Bodafon Mountain Bodafon between Brynrefail and Moelfre
Bodafon Mountain is actually a hill but it is the highest point on Anglesey.
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The Mill Trail Howell Mill, Llanddeusant between
Llannerch-y- Med and Llanfaethlu
An hour and a half countryside walk from
Howell Mill to Llynon Mill passing beside
a wind farm.
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Anglesey Divers Holyhead take the second exit off the Holyhead roundabout, drive for quarter of a mile.
The only BSAC 'Centre of Excellence' in Wales and holds the PADI 'Certificate of Recognition for Excellence'.
Telephone 01407764545
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Sea Kayaking UK Newry Beach Road, Holyhead at the end of the A55
Sea kayaking courses based at Anglesey.
Telephone 01407762425
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Porth Daniel
Rib Rides and Kayak Hire
Menai Bridge between Llanfairpwll and Beaumaris
Experience the natural beauty of the
Menai Strait at your own pace.
Telephone 01248717784
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