The Local Area
Sea Views provides the perfect base for you to experience the delights that the unique island of Anglesey possesses in abundance. Also, being only a short half an hour drive from the mainland allows guests easy access to the delights of North Wales and beyond.
To help you make the most of your stay we have listed a few places we think you would enjoy. Please click the images for relevant links.
An Sea Views’ Anglesey holiday provides the perfect opportunity for exploring the local coastline and beaches all within easy reach. The property commands stunning views towards South Stack Lighthouse from its glorious location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Site of Scientific Interest on coastal farmland close to Holyhead Mountain.
Enjoy fantastic sunsets over the Irish sea, or take in some of the most spectacular coastal walks and views to be found in North Wales. Within minutes from the cottage you are on the RSPB reserve where cliffs here are a haven for breeding seabird colonies including our favourites the puffins, whilst the sea below is home to grey seals, dolphins and much more. The beautiful sandy cove Porth Dafarch is just 3⁄4 miles away and just beyond are a fine selection of beaches, pubs, shops and restaurants in Trearddur Bay. The bustling port of Holyhead, for day trips via ferry to Ireland, is only a short, 2 mile drive away. While for those of a more sporty persuasion, golf, fishing, sailing, walking, kayaking and pony trekking are all easily accessible.
A Short Drive Away
Just a short trip by car opens up an enormous variety of Anglesey’s attractionswith plenty to keep the whole family or party occupied.
Further down the Anglesey coastline you’ll find the bay of Rhosneigr – a popular beach for surfing, kite-boarding and kayaking. Beyond is the enormous Newborough Forest with miles of walking and cycling trails that lead to a vast sandy beach and the Island of Llanddwyn – a great spot for picnics! Historians will enjoy exploring the wealth Celtic history and ancient monuments that the island has on offer – particularly the of 13th Century castle at Beaumaris. Spend a day at Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens (NT), the home of the Marquess of Anglesey, with spectacular views of Snowdonia across the Menai Straits. Also worth a visit is Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, the longest place name in the UK. A car also gives families access to a multitude of award-winning, family attractions on Anglesey (The Anglesey Sea Zoo, Foel Farm & Pili Palas – Butterfly Palace to name just a few).
A Day Trip
Those willing to venture a little further can experience North Wales to its fullest and will be rewarded by some truly memorable days out.
Whether exploring further down the welsh coastline or venturing further afield into the Snowdonia National Park you’ll find that North Wales has plenty to offer. And, for the more ambitious day trippers, a ferry ride from the port of Holyhead (just 2 minutes away) provides the gateway to Ireland.
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