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Lon Y Traeth bed and breakfast Anglesey

Anglesey Attractions

Lon Y Traeth B&B is conveniently located in the small village of Pentraeth on the East coast of Anglesey, making it the perfect base to explore everything Anglesey and North Wales has on offer.

Anglesey and the rest of North Wales has a wide range of things to do that will suit all tastes, from a Victorian gaol to a sea zoo; from the quiet world of exotic butterflies to a thrilling boat trip out to sea. Here are just a small selection of local attractions easily reached from Lon Y Traeth…

Snowdon

Mount Snowdon

(27.5 miles from B&B)
Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales, at 1,085 meters above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands.


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Penmon Point

(9.8 miles from B&B)
The beach at Penmon Point has a real ends of the earth feel to it. To the eastern end of this pebble beach is a rocky outcrop upon which sits Trwyn Du lighthouse.


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South Stack

(24.1 miles from B&B)
South Stack light house and visitors centre operates under  Trinity House. South Stack rock lies separated from Holyhead by 30 meters of turbulent sea.


Zip World Snowdonia

Zip World

(13.3 miles from B&B)
A unique range of very special adventures, experience Europe’s longest zip lines or our massive underground trampolines and high ropes cavern adventure.


Beaumaris Castle

Beaumaris Castle

(5.8 miles from B&B)
Beaumaris Castle was built as part of Edward 1st campaign to conquer North Wales after 1282. It remains the great unfinished masterpiece.


Caernarfon Castle

Caernarfon Castle

(31.1 miles from B&B)
Caernarfon Castle often anglicized as Caernarvon Castle is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, cared for by CADW, the welsh governments historic environmental service.


Rib Ride Anglesey

Rib Ride

(4.5 miles from B&B)
Rib Ride offer a variety of boat trips, from Velocity – their fastest Rib, Bridges and Swellies – along the Menai Straits, Castles and Sands – Menai Bridge to Caernarfon and head towards Llanddwyn Island, South Stack and Gogarth – pass the longest breakwater in the UK and head towards North and South Stack, The Skerries – visit the lighthouse, high cliffs and sea birds of South Stack then cross the sea to visit the unique Island that make up the skerries.
Tel – 0333 1234303


Starida

Starida Puffin Island Cruises & Sea Fishing trips

(4.9 miles from B&B)
The original Puffin Island Cruise is the most popular sea trip! Perfect for animal lovers, this trip includes an abundance of wildlife in their natural habitat, like seabirds, grey seals and possibly bottlenose dolphins and Starida all offers fun fishing for the whole family, their North Wales sea fishing trips are the perfect way to learn something new, hook a few mackerel, and get views of Puffin Island!
Tel – 01248 810379


LLanddwyn

Llanddwyn Island & Newborough Forest

(13 miles from B&B)
Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llanddwyn) is a magical place. Located at the far end of a pleasant beach near Newborough Warren, this narrow finger of land is an ideal picnic site during fine weather, but also an exhilarating place when the winter winds blow. Its rolling dunes, large rock outcrops and mixture of historic buildings makes it an ideal place for an afternoon of exploration.

Llanddwyn is not quite an island. It remains attached to the mainland at all but the highest tides. It provides excellent views of Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula and is part of the Newborough Warren National Nature Reserve.


Pili Palas Anglesey

Pili Palas Nature World

(3.5 miles from B&B)
Would you like to enter a steam environment full of lush vegitation, waterfalls and LIVE butterflies flying all around you? Then just step into the magical world of PILI PALAS. It really is a jungle in here. Pop in to meet Billy the 16ft Burmese Python, DJ and Barney the donkeys, Tecwyn the Tegu, Elvis and Charlie in their aviary – and be sure not to miss our most popular residents The Meerkats.
Tel 01248 712474


Sea Zoo

Anglesey Sea Zoo

(8.7 miles from B&B)
Anglesey Sea Zoo is a unique aquarium with over 40 tanks displaying the best of British marine wildlife! Find fascinating creatures from around the coasts of the UK, such as octopus, lobsters, seahorses, conger eels and jellyfish! You’ll also learn about British marine habitats and the research and conservation work which is helping to save them.
Tel 01248 430411


Foel Farm

Foel Farm Park

(8.7 miles from B&B)
Foel Farm Park near Brynsiencyn on Anglesey offers a great family visit to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a real working farm. We invite all visitors to meet, touch and feed the animals. There are tractor & trailer and quad bike & mini-trailer rides, pony rides, chances to feed and meet the farm animals, and a lot more! There is also a Café & Bistro Bar, Gift Shop and even a Chocolate Workshop where you can see chocolates being made – something for children and adults alike.
Tel 01248 430646 


Plas Cadnant

Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens

(5.6 miles from B&B)
Described as one of North Wales best kept secrets is the hidden world of Plas Cadnant Gardens, situated at the side of the Menai Strait, hidden from view near to Menai Bridge on the Isle of Anglesey. Three different gardens have been discovered, including an unusual walled garden with curving walls and pool, a secret valley garden with three waterfalls and river, and an upper woodland garden with stone outcrops and the remains of a 19c. folly.
Tel 01248 717174 


Anglesey Coastal Path

The Anglesey Coastal Path

(.75 miles from B&B)
The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path falls within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which covers 95% of the coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, foreshore, cliffs and a few small pockets of woodland. This includes a National Nature Reserve.
The Anglesey Coastal Path is a long distance (130 mile) footpath around the island of Anglesey, and the route is part of the Wales Coast Path.


Tacla Taid

Tacla Taid
The Anglesey Transport Museum

(11 miles from B&B)
Walk back in time and see over 100 classic vehicles dating from the 1920s onward. Set in a replica of a 1940s cobbled street, you can view an assortment of agricultural, military and civilian vehicles including cars, motorbikes, tractors, army trucks, armoured personnel carriers and more. Many of our their vehicles have been seen on TV and in movies!
Tel – 01248 440344 


Melin Llynon Mill

Melin Llynon Mill

(16 miles from B&B)
Melin Llynon Mill is a gristmill located on the outskirts of the village of Llandeusant on the Isle of Anglesey. It is the only surviving working windmill in the whole of Wales. The mill was built for £529 11s in 1775-1776.


Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd

(7.4 miles from B&B)
Plas Newydd is a country house set in gardens on the north bank of the Menai Straits. The current building has its origins in 1470, and evolved over the centuries to become one of Anglesey’s principle residences.


Menai Bridge

Menai Bridge

(5.2 miles from B&B)
Menai Bridge is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey. It overlooks the Menai Straights and lies by the Menai Suspension Bridge, built in 1826 by Thomas Telford. Some great restaurants are found in town


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