What to do

What to do

Anglesey is a beautiful holiday spot, with boundless coastal walks, the mountain peaks of Snowdonia on our doorstep, and regular ferry crossings from Holyhead to Dublin.

Visitors will find lots of family attractions on the island or a short drive away, across the Menai Bridge to the Welsh mainland.

If you fancy exploring the village of Rhosneigr on foot, you can download a copy of our pub walks here.

Local Events

Anglesey Oyster & Local Food Produce Festival

The Anglesey Oyster Festival is held at Trearddur Bay and is a much anticipated event on any foodie’s calendar, attracting people from far and wide. There’s lots to enjoy, with food and drink tasting, local and Irish bands, dancers, fairs, and a food and drink tent where you will find lots of delicious produce.

Menai Bridge Fair

The funfair will be returning to Menai Bridge this October. Come to Water Street, Wood Street and Telford Road and visit the rides and stalls!

Nearby Beaches

Broad Beach (0.1 miles)

The Oyster Catcher is located just a few minutes’ walk from the award winning Broad Beach (Traeth Llydan). A popular beach for canoeing, surfing and walking, its rock pools and miles of clean sand are also great for kids to explore.

Cable Bay, Rhosneigr- Green Coast Award, Seaside Award (1.8 miles)

This small cove bay is the furthest south of the Rhosneigr west coast beaches with a lovely, clean sandy beach, great for surfing and kayaking.

Porth Nobla, Rhosneigr- Green Coast Award, Seaside Award (1.5 miles)

A small family beach that offers a quiet alternative to the bustling Cable Bay and the main village beach.

Traeth Crigyll, Rhosneigr- Green Coast Award, Seaside Award (1.3 miles)

Generally deserted beach that extends a couple of miles up from the main village beach. The perfect place for some peace and quiet.

-Porth Ty’n Tywyn, Rhosneigr- Green Coast Award, Seaside Award (1.2 miles)

One of the jewels along the Rhosneigr stretch of beaches.

A largely sandy beach backed by gently sloping dunes. Those learning to surf should be aware that it rises quickly and offers ‘Beach Chewing’ opportunities.

-Silver Bay, Rhoscolyn- Green Coast Award, Seaside Award (12.6 miles)

An excellent beach that is totally isolated, so be sure to bring everything you need with you. It offers great surfing opportunities for advance surfers.

Nearby Attractions

The Dingle Nature Reserve (11 miles)

If you’re looking for kingfishers, woodpeckers and moorhens you’ve come to the right place. This ancient 25 acre wooded valley is a hideaway, carpeted with bluebells in the spring, with various bridges, walkways and picnic tables so you can really make the most of this magical location.

Anglesey Sea Zoo (14 miles)

The Anglesey Sea Zoo is an aquarium, and independent research and marine education centre on the south coast of Anglesey. As well as plenty of sea life to observe, they offer talks, feeding displays and conservation activities. Great for families with young children!

South Stacks Lighthouse & RSPB Reserve (16 miles)

The RSPB South Stack Nature Reserve comprises of 370 hectares of prime heathland, with lots of walking and hiking trails to explore, species to experience and panoramas to view.

The nature reserve is packed with wildlife, and is home to a large seabird colony of puffins, razorbills, guillemots and various gulls. Look out for porpoise, dolphins, basking sharks, seals, gannets and manx shearwaters, who are also spotted frequently in the waters surrounding Ellin's viewing tower.

Beaumaris Castle (21 miles)

Beaumaris was the last great castle built under Edward I in the 13th century, however it was never completed. It’s a designated World Heritage site and its innovations remain for all to wonder at the devilish imagination and detail that went into its construction.

ZipWorld (24 miles)

ZipWorld is home to the longest zip wire in Europe, with 3 individual zip lines to complete. The first gives panoramic views of the whole of Snowdonia as you travel over moorland. The second has a huge drop of 500ft, while the third finishes at the top of the hill, overlooking the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Snowdon Mountain Railway (26 miles)

Since 1896 Snowdon Mountain Railway has been welcoming visitors to Llanberis, the little village at the foot of Snowdon. From Llanberis you can experience the awe inspiring journey by rack and pinion railway to the summit of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales and England.

Welsh Mountain Zoo (39 miles)

The Welsh Mountain Zoo is just 3 minutes drive from the A55 Expressway and gives guests the opportunity to see a huge variety of animals from land and sea, including chimps, sea lions, penguins and even crocodiles! The zoo also offer fantastic views over the stunning landscape.

Go Below Underground Adventure (40 miles)

Go Below Underground Adventure is a unique adventure activity based just outside Betws-y-coed and takes people on an exciting 5-7 hour, action packed exploring experience in the abandoned underground mines of Snowdonia.

LLechwedd Slate Caverns (49 miles)

On the Victorian Mine Tour, you’ll take a ride on the steepest cable railway in Britain taking you hundreds of feet underground. Hear tales of the miners’ family life and listen to the voice of Sion Dolgarregddu as he goes down the mine to work, aged only 12, and learns to dig for slate with his Father.

The tour finishes with a visit to the Mill where you can see the ancient skill of slate splitting or even have a go yourself.

Bounce Below (49 miles)

Bounce Below is an exciting experience of trampolines, walkways, slides, tunnels suspended in an underground slate cavern. 

Anglesey Circuit (3.5 miles)

The Anglesey Circuit, almost completely re-designed in 2007, now boasts four circuit layouts and plays host to a large number of car and bike races. Come along as a spectator, or even take to the coastal race track yourself on one of their Track Days.