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.
Anglesey is home to this year’s National Eisteddfod, with the Maes conveniently situated close to the village of Bodedern in north Anglesey. Why not join us for a week to remember from 4-12 August?
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the First Festival.
The Great Strait Raft Run.
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.
You will discover an introduction to Anglesey's history. Find out about the island's visitors both past and present, the industries that put Anglesey on the map, the wealth of archaeological discoveries, the tragic shipwrecks, and the hunters who gradually changed their way of life to become the first farmers of Anglesey.
As a purpose built museum, arts and events gallery, Oriel Ynys Môn has so much to offer.
Visitors who wish to learn about the cultural history of Anglesey can enjoy the centre's atmospheric Heritage Gallery which presents a vivid account of the island's past through sound, imagery, reconstructions and real artefacts.
Oriel Kyffin Wiliams has a dynamic and changing programme of exhibitions displaying the artists’ work. This ranges from Oriel Ynys Môn’s own collection to collections borrowed from institutions and individuals. The new £1.5m gallery was officially opened by the Marchioness of Anglesey with guests from all over Wales and the UK coming together to share in the celebration.
The Oriel also prides itself on its high calibre events programme, hosting an annual programme of professional concerts, cultural evenings and recitals by many Wales' most renowned and celebrated performers.
For further information please see our heritage site
Oriel Ynys Môn
Events throughout the year
For more information:
Tel: +44 (0)1248 724444
email: [email protected]
'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.'
'This building is full of sad memories and secrets providing a fascinating insight into the world of the prisoner during the 1800s.'
'Llynnon Mill, built in 1775, is the only working windmill in Wales producing stoneground wholemeal flour using organic wheat.
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