Anglesey is linked to mainland Wales by two historic bridges and is easily accessible by fast route via the A55. More recently, RAF valley are now undertaking commercial flights to and from Cardiff, making the island even more widely accessible.
The island has fantastic beaches, and an abundance of varied wildlife. Discover and enjoy coastal walks, secret coves, water sports, local sea and lake fishing, golf and stunning sea and mountain views. Explore a little further afield and the Island offers something for everybody; Ancient Sites, Historic Castles, RSPB and Nature Reserves, the Sea Zoo, Ty Croes Racing Circuit and other attractions and also easy access by car to the inspiring Snowdonia National Park.
Trearddur Bay enjoys a wonderful setting on the west coast of Holy Island – a sheltered and sandy Blue Flag beach, set into a rocky coastline and incorporating a slipway for private boat/jet ski launch. There are many other attractive small beaches, secret coves and bays, accessed via the charming winding coast road to the famous South Stack Lighthouse.
There are shops, pubs and restaurants in Trearddur Bay itself, and nearby Holyhead offers a wider range of amenities and is the main port for ferries to Dublin, Ireland with day trips possible during summer months.
The island has a low rolling, undulating landscape with frequent rocky outcrops and has an exceptionally mild climate as adverse weather fronts normally pass over the island unloading only when they reach the Snowdonia mountain ranges. It does rain on occasions of course and the island also gets its share of windy weather but frankly, this enhances the experience of island life with dramatic crashing seas and blown spume – great for wild walks.
Sports and Activities
Water sports, sea, river & lake fishing, bathing, diving, coasteering and sailing are the main activities in the summer months and golfers will enjoy the Holyhead Golf Club’s 18 hole course and other courses on the island posing different challenges. It’s a great place for nature lovers too with excellent bird watching, lots of rock pools to explore and an excellent coastal path. Facilities for squash and horse riding along with Clay Shooting and a notable Motor Racing Circuit are also available locally.
Anglesey is surprisingly easy to reach from anywhere in Europe by fast trunk road, train, air or ferry. Away from the A55, life is peaceful and time slows down – the perfect place in which to rediscover tranquillity and nature.
The motorway network and the A55 road along the North Wales coast offers dual carriageway access right across the island or if you are travelling from the south you may prefer the A5 that takes you through the mountains of North Wales.
Holyhead is the gateway to Ireland and Stena Line offers fast services to Dublin or more leisurely crossings in superbly equipped modern boats.
Bangor and Holyhead are on the main rail route to Ireland with connections and services from most parts of the UK.
Manchester Airport is established as an important access point for the UK. It offers easy access to North Wales from most parts of Europe, USA and beyond with good connections by rail and road. Alternatively, London and Cardiff are also well connected whether you choose to drive or come by train.
RAF Valley has facilities for landing private aircraft, and is currently operating commercial flights to and from Cardiff.
A network of coach services from most parts of the UK are available and once on the island there is a network of local services that allows you to travel around at your leisure.
Take a Look Inside
Sunsets at Trearddur Bay
Outdoor Activities on The Beach
Anglesey Coastal Path