Anglesey is an island off the north west coast of Wales. Holy Island, and other nearby islands make up the current Isle of Anglesey County. Two bridges connect it to the mainland, the Menai Suspension Bridge designed by Thomas Telford in 1826 and the Britannia Bridge.
Historically, Anglesey has long been associated with druids. Numerous megalithic monuments and menhirs are present on Anglesey, testifying to the presence of humans in prehistory.
Almost the entire coastline of Anglesey is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Anglesey is home to two of the UK's small number of remaining colonies of red squirrels, at Pentraeth and Newborough.
Things to do
There'll be smiles all round on a family holiday on the Isle of Anglesey, with attractions, fun-filled events and things to do for everyone, even on rainy days!
If you like long sandy beaches Anglesey is the place to go, with no fewer than six of them awarded the ultimate accolade of a Blue Flag and even a beach with a forest attached at Newborough.
The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a long distance route that follows much of the island's coastline. The path caters for walkers however cyclists can also enjoy certain sections.
Anglesey arguably the UK's top destination for water sports. In fact You may well see more wetsuits than sandcastles on some of our beaches with all the windsurfers, kite surfers and divers