12 photos that capture the true beauty of Anglesey
PUBLISHED: 00:00 27 August 2016 | UPDATED: 11:07 05 September 2016
An island of such breathtaking beauty, Anglesey has a diverse range of places to take stunning photos
Beaumaris Castle by Paula O'Hara
Gwddw Llanddwyn Beach by Becky Martin
Llanddwyn Island by Kevin Lyth
Llanddwyn Island by Nick Hirst
Llynnon Windmill, Anglesey by Michael Harrison
Menai Bridge, Anglesey by Kate Skeldon
Newborough, Anglesey by Ron Sutton
Penmon Lighthouse and Puffin Island by Ron Sutton
Sandy beach, Anglesey by Simon Swan
South Stack in Anglesey by Andrew Richards
Sunset at Porth Cwyfan, Aberffraw, Anglesey by Karen Jones
Trwyn Du, Penmon, Anglesey by Stephen Bell
From the minute you cross one of the bridges you’ll see stunning landscapes, spotless coastlines and picturesque towns and villages that are just waiting to be explored. Miles of scenic walks on the on the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path and cycle paths await you, as do some of the best water based activities.
There is so much to be discovered in this part of North Wales, from the islands rich culture and heritage and wonderful gardens to the unusual ‘moonscape’ landscapes that are home to an extraordinary amount of plants and wildlife.
Much of the coastline has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and come rain or shine the fabulous beaches offer something for everyone – vast stretches of sand, safe swimming for the kids and windswept bays where a bracing walk and rock pooling are the call of the day.
It’s easy to escape into another time with Anglesey’s popular historic attractions, including striking castles, quaint old harbours, ancient burial chambers and numerous museums and galleries. You could reconnect with nature on one of many wildlife trails or by visiting a country parkour before exploring the bustling local markets to find some delicious home grown treats or simply gather the family to enjoy a picnic and an afternoon of rock pooling on one of Angleseys many beaches – the choice is yours.
Why don’t you upload your images of Anglesey to the reader photo gallery?
All uploaded photos will be entered into our 2016 Cheshire Life reader photo competition and we feature the best ones in the magazine every month.