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Thomas Telford’s Suspension Bridge across the Menai Straits Thomas Telford (1757-1834) began life as a shepherd in his native Scotland, and then took an apprenticeship as a stone mason. Later he moved to London, where he furthered his education. By 1788 he got the job of Surveyor
There are over 100 Churches on Anglesey in North Wales, if one counts the reduntant Churches. Historically, a Church may have been made ‘redundant’ for one of several reasons, for example the centre of the community moved (Telford’s new road across Anglesey resulted in this in some
Traeth Bychan is a small but popular sandy beach. Ideal if you want to get away from the crowds. No facilities, so bring a picnic.
Aberffraw Beach and the Snowdonia Mountain Range One of Anglesey’s largest and most beautiful beaches. Plenty of room for everyone to enjoy themselves without being on top of each other. Very little in the way of shops or ice cream, just a little village shop. Once your
Winner of a seaside award since 2004. Not hard to see why. A large expanse of sand, ideal for families. Not much in the way of amenities, just a little shop in the car park. A not be missed beach, definitely – in my opinion – as
Trearddur Bay is situated within a couple of miles of the town of Holyhead on Anglesey. Trearddur Bay derives its name from the welsh for Arthur’s Town. Undoubtedly one of Anglesey’s premier beaches, Trearddur Bay combines cleanliness with space. Depending on the time of the year, there
Rhoscolyn beach is a secluded and pretty sandy beach, which is quite difficult to reach. The reason for this is that the only access is via a narrow winding lane, and if you were to meet another vehicle coming in the opposite direction, there are very few
Winner of a seaside award since 2004. A lovely sandy and cobbled beach, which sadly was pretty much absent when I took the photos, as the tide was in. Do not make the mistake of not visiting this lovely place. A delightful and beautiful area, with nice
Church Bay is so called because of the nearby Llanrhuddlad church which is visible from the sea. A small and delightful little pebble beach. Some facilities are available nearby, and the restaurant is famous for its cooked lobster.