Anglesey is a predominantly Welsh-speaking island and county at the northwestern extremity of Wales. It is the largest Welsh island, and the fifth largest surrounding Britain.
Anglesey is an area of outstanding natural beauty with its untouched coastline of sandy bays and cliffs. The Island boasts small resorts, magnificent beaches, family attractions and the elegant coastal town of Beaumaris.
There are also many historic sites, some dating back as early as 8,000 BC, alongside which you can also sample the vibrant modern day culture of Anglesey.
Things to See and Do
* Bridges across the Menai Strait
* Pili Palas – Butterfly Palace
* Beaumaris Castle
* Beaches of Llanddwyn, Red Wharf Bay, Benllech and Cemaes
* Llanddwyn Island
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Pound Sterling (£)
Language – English
Land Area – 714 sq km’s
Population – 69,000
Electricity – 2 vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time – GMT plus zero hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Port Location – The port is located at Holyhead.
Transport Links – Anglesey can be reached by train and car from the mainland of Wales, as well as by high speed ferry from Dublin. Bangor and Holyhead are on the main rail route to Ireland with connections and services from most parts of the UK. The port town of Holyhead is the gateway to Ireland and offers fast services to Dublin. The nearest main airport is located at Manchester. It offers easy access to North Wales from most parts of Europe, USA and beyond with good connections by rail and road. A network of coach services from most parts of the UK is available.