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:Hundreds of butterflies set in a lovely environment. Tropical environments are home to butterflies some as large as six inches across the wing. Visitors are invited to sit, relax, take photographs, or explore as butterflies fly around them.
 
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*'''Anglesey Sea Zoo''' [http://www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk/] - Brynsiencyn, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Môn) - LL61 6TQ - Tel: 01248 430411 - info@angleseyseazoo.co.uk - £5.95 on a low season (£4.95 children)
 
:An exhibition of living sealife from around the coast of Anglesey, providing a fantastic look at the local aquatic habitat. Tropical displays show Piranhas and Seahorses, and the visit can be educational or just fun.
 
* [[The Skerries, Anglesey|The Skerries]] [[Lighthouse]] which can be found at the end of a low piece of submerged land, North-East of [[Holyhead]]
 
* The working [[windmill]] at [[Llanddeusant, Anglesey|Llanddeusant]]
 
* [[Ynys Llanddwyn]] - ''Lovers island''
 
* The ''church in the sea'' on [[Cribinau]]
 
* a motor racing track near Valley
 
* [http://www.pterosaur.co.uk/identify/dealers/SS.htm Stone Science], near Pentraeth - a journey through 650 million years.
 
* [[King Arthur]]'s seat near [[Beaumaris]]
 
* [[Penmon (place)|Penmon]] Priory and dovecote
 
* the town and castle of [[Beaumaris]]
 
* [[Red Wharf Bay]], [[Llanddona]] and many other beaches
 
* [[Cemlyn Bay and lagoon|Cemlyn Bay]] for its ternery
 
* Ellin's Tower (Twr Ellin) RSPB reserve and the lighthouse at South Stack (Ynys Lawd) near [[Holyhead]]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 09:02, 6 January 2008

Kayaks on the Anglesey coast

Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn) [1] is a small island just off the coast of northwestern Wales.

Contents

Towns and villages

Towns

Map of Anglesey
  • Beaumaris -- home to Master James of St. George's uncompleted master-work castle
  • Holyhead -- port town with frequent ferries to Dublin
  • Llangefni -- county capital

Villages

Other destinations

Understand

Get in

Anglesey is reachable by train and car from the mainland of Wales, as well as by high speed ferry from Dublin.

While there is a skeleton bus service, this is not regular (most services are hourly at best, and nonexistent on Sunday or in the evenings), and has a reputation as unreliable. Partly as a result of this there are many local taxi services.

Get around

See

Beaumaris Castle
  • Beaumaris Castle [2] - Tel: +44 1248 810361. This is a 13th century castle of great interest to many, situated in a quaint untouched town on the Isle of Anglessey. Part of the ring of Stone built by Edward I of England, after he invaded Wales. Currently part of the Castles of King Edward I UNESCO World Heritage Site. A nice day out, but be careful as it's often difficult to find travel back to the mainland in the evening. Entrance is £3.
  • Pili Palas (Butterfly Palace) [3] - Penmynydd Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesey - Tel: 44 01248 712474 - gloyn@pilipalas.co.uk
Hundreds of butterflies set in a lovely environment. Tropical environments are home to butterflies some as large as six inches across the wing. Visitors are invited to sit, relax, take photographs, or explore as butterflies fly around them.

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