Making the most of the great outdoors is easy on Anglesey, as the great outdoors is something we have plenty of.
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.
Move over St Valentine. On 25 January each year we celebrate St Dwynwen, our very own patron saint of lovers.
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.
For an enjoyable day out in Anglesey's beautiful countryside visit the Holyhead Breakwater Country Park. It is situated next to the town and port of Holyhead - the celtic gateway to Ireland.
The park captures the scenic beauty, history and natural appeal of Anglesey all on one site and has a great deal to offer:
Exhibitions - discover more about the wildlife and industrial heritage of the country park in the information centre (with audio-visual and interactive displays) and the outdoor exhibits. Llyn Llwynog - where you can fish, watch the model boats or relax in the company of the moorhens and mallards.
The Rocky Coast - enjoy the stunning coastal scenery amongst the gorse and the heather. Wildlife - Spot the chough and peregrine falcons as they swoop above the old quarries.
Walking - a variety of walks for all levels including access to Holyhead Mountain and South Stack.
The Holyhead Breakwater Country Park was opened in 1990 and is situated on the site of an old quarry which supplied stone for the 2.39km (1.5 miles) Holyhead Breakwater, the longest in Europe, which was built between 1846 and 1873. Part of the park is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).The park is managed by the Countryside Service of the Isle of Anglesey County Council. For more information please see the council website.
Caffi’r Parc is waiting for you at the Holyhead Breakwater Country Park.
The old warden’s house at the park has been converted into a great place to take the weight off your feet or to get the food for your walk when you visit the truly wonderful country park at Holyhead.
Environment and Technical Services Directorate
Main reception: +44 (0)1248 752428
Fax: +44 (0)1248 752412
Email: [email protected]
'Making the most of the great outdoors is easy on Anglesey, as the great outdoors is something we have plenty of. '
'The Isle of Anglesey’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), has one of the most varied landscapes in Britain.'
'There really is nothing better than spending a lazy day at the beach! '
'Who can resist a stunning stretch of coast? '
'Going for a walk on Anglesey is a pleasure in itself.'
'Cybi Bikes is a brand new Cycle hire company based on Holy Island, Anglesey.'
'The club provides racing at all levels for yachts. '
'South Stack is one of Anglesey’s must-see landscapes.'
'Breakwater Country Park is situated within a couple of miles of Holyhead town centre, and is easily accessible from there along the main road which hugs the coastline...'
'If you want the chance to experience the thrilling spectacle of thousands of nesting seabirds in the spring and summer time, South Stack is a must! '
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