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.
Set on the shores of the Menai Strait amidst breathtakingly beautiful scenery, this elegant house was redesigned by James Wyatt in the 18th century.
The 1930s restyled interior is famous for its Rex Whistler association, containing his largest painting and exhibition. A military museum contains relics of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey, who commanded the cavalry at the Battle of Waterloo.
The garden at Plas Newydd is one for all seasons. In the spring you can enjoy the five acre Rhododendron Garden, accessed along a woodland walk along the banks of the Menai Strait. In the summer the terrace garden is an explosion of colour. The autumn brings golden colours and masssed hydrangeas.
Visitors can enjoy:
For more information please see the Plas Newydd website.
Tel: +44 (0)1248 714795
'The best part of any visit to Anglesey is knowing that all the family will take home some great memories to share. '
'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.'
'The Menai Strait, or Afon Menai as it is known locally, is the sea channel that separates Anglesey from mainland Gwynedd. '
'The Menai Strait is the captivating submerged valley that separates Anglesey from mainland North Wales. '
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