There really is nothing better than spending a lazy day at the beach!
2017 is Wales’s ‘Year of Legends’. It’s a theme that fits the Isle of Anglesey like a glove – and in more ways than you might have thought.
The Great Strait Raft Run.
Anglesey has a distinguished coastal and maritime history.
A new exhibition, by the artist and maker Rhodri Owen who contrasts his own hand-crafted furniture with transfigured pieces in visually unexpected ways.
Starting from the image known as 'Poor Taff', which shows a poverty-stricken gentleman riding to London on a goat, this exhibition will explore how the Welsh people were portrayed in the popular press in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Beaumaris was the last of Edward I's 'iron ring' of castles along the North Wales coast.
Llynnon Mill, built in 1775, is the only working windmill in Wales producing stoneground wholemeal flour using organic wheat.
This community based museum tells the story of crossing the Menai Strait and celebrates the iconic, historic bridges and the famous engineers who built them.
Beaumaris Courthouse is one of Anglesey’s most fascinating buildings and one of the oldest courthouses in Britain.
This year the courthouse is celebrating its 400th birthday! Although alterations were made in the 19th century, its original character remains the same. Today cases are heard once a year,
Throughout the centuries the courthouse has witnessed various cases from petty misdemeanours to murder.
1768 - Hugh Jones stole eight cheeses and a quarter of beef - he was publicly whipped in four towns on the island.
1910 - William Murphy was sentenced to death for killing his mistress on Christmas Day. He was hanged in Caernarfon.
This place even today makes you want to stand in the dock and shout "NOT GUILTY!"
For further details please see our heritage website.
This site opens 24 March – 30 September.
Saturday and Sunday and half term holiday 10.30 – 17.00
Group Adults (15+) £3.70
Childrens Group (15+) £2.85
Joint Ticket £25.45
Tel: +44 (0) 1248 811691 or (0) 1248 724444.
'Who can resist a stunning stretch of coast? '
'Over 220 square miles of Anglesey’s landscapes are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. '
'Anglesey really is an experience for all the senses and it’s hard to find a better place for food lovers.'
'Beaumaris was the last of Edward I's 'iron ring' of castles along the North Wales coast. '
'This building is full of sad memories and secrets providing a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner during the 1800s.'
'Aberlleiniog, Llangoed and Penmon all lie in close proximity to one another within the south eastern corner of Anglesey. '
'The Menai Strait, or Afon Menai as it is known locally, is the sea channel that separates Anglesey from mainland Gwynedd. '
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