There really is nothing better than spending a lazy day at the beach!
The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a developing long distance route that follows much of the island’s coastline.
The Wales Way are three iconic routes that take you through the best that Wales has to offer.
Beaumaris was the last of Edward I's 'iron ring' of castles along the North Wales coast.
Llynon Mill, built in 1775, is the only working windmill in Wales producing stone-ground 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.
Just a couple of miles to the north of Beaumaris lies a delightful woodland nature reserve, complete with its own ‘secret’ Norman castle at its heart. Llangoed Commons and Aberlleiniog woodlands are a Local Nature Reserve and a Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI).
The reserve has a comprehensive network of footpaths and boardwalks, and ample parking at public car parks in Llangoed and at Lleiniog beach. The variety of habitats comprises ancient semi-natural broadleaved woodland, young broadleaved plantation woodland, flower- rich grassland, wet meadow and scrub. There are a number of ponds at the site, and the Afon Lleiniog runs through the reserve, meeting the sea at Lleiniog beach.
The slopes below the castle hold some lovely old oak trees, and there is a beautiful display of wild flowers in the spring, with species such as wild garlic, primrose, bluebell, wood sorrel and wood anemone. The reserve supports many different species of woodland birds, such as wood warbler, nuthatch, tree creeper, and bullfinch. Jays are frequently seen – you can often hear their screeching calls - and ravens, buzzards, kestrels and tawny owls all breed. All three British woodpecker species have been recorded.
Many different species of bats are present within the woodlands at the reserve, including noctule, brown long-eared, common pipistrelle and soprano pipistrelle. If you are quiet, you may be rewarded by a sighting of a red squirrel, and it is also worth looking out for signs of otters, especially on the boulders underneath the bridge over the Afon Lleiniog. Other mammals that frequent the reserve include stoat, weasel, and water shrew.
For a list of public toilets on the island, please see Isle of Anglesey County Council - public toilets
A list of the toilets available through the Community Toilet Grant Scheme is also available
'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.'
'Maps and descriptions of the cycle routes. '
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