Rhosneigr's neighbour, this former Capital of Wales offers many
walks and nearby ancient sites. Home of the Llys Llewelyn countryside
heritage centre. Just south of Rhosneigr on the A4080 coast
in one acre of landscaped gardens and water features,
this one twelfth scale model village features many of
Anglesey's famous landmarks. Younger guests can ride a
self drive railway around the picnic and play area.
between Dwyran and Newborough on the A4080, just a few
miles from Rhosneigr.
Large displays of Marine Life. Shop, restaurant and plenty of
activities for the kids. Very popular. Located in Brynsciencyn,
SW Anglesey and well signposted from the A4080
Name derived from the French "beau" (beautiful)
and "maree" (sea place). Small historic and picturesque village on
the Menai Strait. Edwardian Castle, Old Gaol, Museum of Childhood
and annual arts festival among it's attractions.
2 miles east of Menai Bridge on the A505.
Picturesque village in scenic mountain setting. Swallow Falls, Fairy
Glen, miniature railway and railway museum are all much visited.
On A5 in the Conwy Valley.
80 acres of National Trust botanical gardens. Cedars, tropical
growths, camelia walks and more. A must see for all interested
On A470 between Llandudno Junction and Llanrwst, (take the A55
east of Bangor).
Old and historic town on N. Wales coast. Important medieaval
castle, Plas Mawr Elizabethan stately house, good visitor
centre. Also the home of two record breakers - both the smallest
house and the oldest house in Britain are to be found here.
On A55 east of Bangor and Llandudno Junction.
Birthplace of Llewelyn the Great (1173) and rebuilt 1283.
Near A470 SW of Betws-y-Coed at the head of the Lledr Valley.
guage 19th Century railway through beautiful scenery
between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffesiniog.
Starts at Porthmadog Station.
Centre Forest Heritage and Adventure Park
of activities for the whole family. The Greenwood Forest
Heritage Centre houses a unique forest heritage exhibition
and offers a host of activities from the excitement
of longbow shooting to peaceful woodland walks.
Y Felinhelli, off the B4366 near Bethel
Family fun. Activities include falconry display, pony rides,
tractor tours, farm animals and lamb feeding, sheepdog display,
dragon train ride, pet corner, face painting, crazy golf and
In Bodorgan near Llangefni and well signposted from the A5 -
just a few miles from Rhosneigr.
Visit South Stack lighthouse and birdwatching station. Impressive
views and a must for ornithologists. Also ancient hill fort
and prehistoric hut circles.
Follow the A5 towards Holyhead and then follow signs.
Market town in centre of Anglesey. Home of the excellent Oriel Ynys
Mon art gallery and Welsh culture centre.
Well signposted from the A5.
Victorian resort with excellent shopping, bowling, theatre and dry
ski slope. Take the cable car to the top of the Great Orme and visit
the Orme ancient copper mines.
On A546 north of Llandudno Junction.
Or to give it it's full name: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwlllantysiliogogogoch
(St. Mary's Church in a hollow by the white hazelnear the rapid whirlpool
and St. Tysilio's Church by the Red Cave). Probably the most photographed
railway station sign in the world! Also nearby is the Marquis of Anglesey's
Column (1816), offering panoramic views of Anglesey and Snowdonia.
Underground tramway tours of Slate Quarry. Shop, smithy, history,
On A470 between Betws-y-Coed and Porthmadog.
tropical butterfly house, creepie-crawlie gallery, cuddly
animals and more. Excellent for kids!
Between Britannia and Menai Bridges on Anglesey. Well signposted.
and opulent National Trust stately home with lovely gardens
and rich in history. Has many theme days, especially geared
towards children. A truly great day out.
Just outside Bangor off the A55 and well signposted.
of the Marquess of Anglesey and maintained by the National
Trust. Superbly located on the Menai Strait and offering
fine architecture, sweeping lawns and plenty of history,
this is highly recommended.
Near Brittania Bridge (on the Anglesey side).
Italianate village (setting for "The Prisoner" TV series).
Very pretty and with unusual exotic flora and fauna. Very
On A487 between Penrhyndeadraeth and Porthmadog.
or take the Snowdon Mountain Railway to the summit
(3,560 ft) and enjoy the view. Restaurant and shop
at top. Check the weather first!
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of wild animals inc. apes, lions, alligators and bird
of prey flying displays. Good restaurant and shop. Excellent
family day out. Near
Colwyn Bay and well signposted from the A55.