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Wildlife Highlights - Red Squirrel

Anglesey is a stronghold for the red squirrel, the U.K’s only native squirrel species.  These enchanting little animals can be seen in Pentraeth and Newborough Forests, as well as the woodlands bordering the Menai Strait. Anglesey’s red squirrels continue to be the focus of concerted efforts to conserve them and to increase the size of the population.  This is being done through a combination of habitat improvement, awareness raising and work with the local community, and by controlling the numbers of grey squirrels on the island.  For more information visit the website of the Red Squirrels Trust Wales: www.redsquirrels.info

Other Things to do

  • Active and Outdoors

    'Active and Outdoors'

    'Making the most of the great outdoors is easy on Anglesey, as the great outdoors is something we have plenty of. '

  • Walking

    'Walking'

    'Going for a walk on Anglesey is a pleasure in itself.'

Other Attractions

  • Landscape Newborough Forest and Warren

    'Landscape Newborough Forest and Warren'

    'Newborough Warren is an extensive sand dune system and includes the most southerly part of Anglesey at Abermenai Point.'

  • Wildlife Newborough Forest and Warren

    'Wildlife Newborough Forest and Warren'

    'Newborough Forest and Warren forms the southernmost corner of Anglesey, positioned between the Afon Braint and the Afon Cefni with its extensive estuary. '