The island of Anglesey has many interesting and enjoyable places to visit with castles, historical sites, beautiful countryside and stunning coastal landscapes to explore. If you’re going out for a meal on the island, there’s plenty of choice, with both traditional and contemporary styles, and cuisines including Welsh, seafood, Indian, Italian, and more, and there’s a good choice of pubs is you’re having a night out.
Conference venues for business on the island include those at Chateau Rhianfa and Tre-Ysgawen Hall, and the nearest airport for international flights is Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
Anglesey Car Hire
Wherever you are in Anglesey, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Anglesey car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
During your time in Anglesey you could visit the following places:
This enchanting castle is situated in beautiful surroundings of woodlands and countryside. You can visit the Castle and learn about its eventful history from its original 11th century timber construction and Norman occupation, sieges and battles, and rebuilding in stone in the 17th century, and enjoy the tranquil setting.
Visitors can come and see the ruins of Beaumaris castle built in the 13th century by King Edward I, which has a rich history of rebellion, war and besiegement. You can look around the ruins of the impressive fortress with its moat, which is set in a beautiful landscape.
You can visit this charming 18th century working windmill where stoneground flour is made with organic wheat. In the recreated roundhouses you see learn about Iron Age farming, and have a go at setting up an Iron Age construction yourself.
The Copper Kingdom
Here you can visit the site which formerly had the world’s biggest copper mine in the 19th century, and at the Centre you can learn about the history of the mining here. At the Copper Kingdom Centre there are lots of displays relating to the mine, and you can get an idea of working life of the miners with interactive exhibits.
For an exciting and different experience, Anglesey Adventures provides many activities to take part in which include abseiling, climbing, kayaking, canoeing, mountain biking, bush craft and orienteering. The activities can suit anyone from beginners to advanced, with course to suit all levels.
Plas Newydd House and Gardens
Located by the scenic Menai Strait with the wonderful landscapes of Snowdonia, you can visit this grand 18th century house and see its impressive architecture and rooms. The features include the dining room with a beautiful mural, and there’s also a military Museum here where you can see interesting exhibits including those relating to the Battle of Waterloo, and visitors can also enjoy the charming gardens with colourful displays.
Map of Anglesey, click the directions icon to open a larger map for driving directions from Anglesey to any other location.