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 AAAC biennial exhibition presents a diverse range of contemporary two and three dimensional artworks by members of the various art groups on Anglesey.
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.
This building is full of sad memories and secrets providing a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner during the 1800s.
Walk along the dimly lit corridors and explore the spartan cells and places of punishment. Visit the condemned cell and experience the darkness of the punishment cell.
In 1862 Richard Rowlands was executed for the murder of his father in law. Rowlands protested his innocence and according to local tradition he put a curse on the clock in the church tower opposite the scaffold. To this day the clock has never kept the right time.
For further details please see our heritage website.
This site is open 8 April to 1 October. Saturday - Thursday 10.30 -
Family (4) £16.20
Adult Group (15 or more) £7.55
Senior Group/Children Group (15 or more) £6.50
Joint ticket Gaol and Courthouse £25.45
Tel: +44 (0)1248 810921 or +44 (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. '
'Going for a walk on Anglesey is a pleasure in itself.'
'Beaumaris was the last of Edward I's 'iron ring' of castles along the North Wales coast. '
'Beaumaris Courthouse is one of Anglesey’s most fascinating buildings and one of the oldest courthouses in Britain.'
'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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