Beaumaris is a well known historic town perched on the southeast corner of Anglesey, Wales, on the Menai Strait. It is famous for its medieval Beaumaris castle, dating back to the reign of Edward I and its Victorian pier, gaol & courthouse. It is also a major centre for yachting and also boasts two golf courses close to the town.
There is a good selection of shops, restaurants and public houses in the town and all local amenities are within easy walking distance.
Things to See and Do
* Beaumaris Castle
* Beaumaris Goal
* Beaumaris Courthouse
* Beaumaris Open Studio & Small Sculpture Garden
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.