Web Cottages have an extensive range of Anglesey cottages for you to choose from, come and learn what this little Island has to offer!
The Isle of Anglesey, or Ynys Mon in the native Welsh language, is the biggest Welsh Island and is accessed from the mainland by two bridges across the Menai Strait.
Follow the lovely winding lanes and view over 125 miles of stunning coastline, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty, and boasts an abundance of wildlife including puffins, porpoises, and dolphins.
All of this makes the Isle of Anglesey a trendy holiday cottage destination. For the perfect family, self catering cottage holiday or weekend away our Anglesey cottages are a great option, offering award winning beaches, beautiful walks, swimming, water sports, horse riding, wreck diving, and golf to name only a few.
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in Anglesey?
There are various antique shops, art galleries and craft centres on Anglesey, the local markets which take place weekly, let you experience the culture and tastes of Wales, which have helped form the Island.
If you are a lover of history, then Beaumaris castle surrounded by a water-filled moat, with stunning mountain views dating back to the days of Edward I. The town amenities are all situated nearby.
The village of Rhosneigr on the west coast of Anglesey has a diverse history, famous tales of smugglers, legendary shipwrecks from Edwardian days. These days it is more famous for its attractive vast sandy coast and water sports.
Anglesey is also the home to the port of Holyhead which is the main route across to Dublin for tourists.
Exploring Anglesey’s Attractions During your Holiday Cottage Stay
First in line is Newborough, set in beautiful gardens, including water features and plants. Stroll through this model village with famous local landmarks of Anglesey and a working railway which is improved yearly.
Copper Kingdom can be found at port Amlwch; this copper mine once dominated the copper industry, still standing are the Copper bins, chimneys and watch house. The visitors centre explores the shipbuilding industry and the harbour is a lovely place to rest and unwind.
Anglesey Sea Zoo, houses the largest aquarium in Wales, look out for the sea slugs and toddling seahorses.
Pili Palas Butterfly Farm, Menai Bridge, a great day out in all weathers. Experience butterflies flying around you in a lush, steamy setting. Visit the tropical house and don’t forget the pet corner!
You can also visit Plas Newydd, home to the Marquess of Anglesey, set amongst spectacular scenery, housing a military museum, arboretum and access to a marine walk which runs alongside the Menai Strait.
For sailing or relaxing on the beach, then Treaddur bay, which is one of Anglesey’s best blue flag beaches is ideal for all ages. For sea fishing or angling then head to Amlwch of Beaumaris.
Beaumaris, also famous for its castle, is one of the supreme castles in North Wales. The architect described this castle as the biggest and most ambitious castle he had ever designed.
Going across the Menai Strait which separates Anglesey from the North Wales mainland is the Snowdonia National park with the highest mountain range in Wales and England which is 1,085 metres high.
Not to be missed further along this coastline is the town of Llandudno with its Edwardian and Victorian architecture, long pebbled beachfront with an array of shops, restaurants and pier. Take a cable car to the top of the Great Orme and be amazed by the views.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in Anglesey
The small town of Amlwch, situated on the North-Eastern corner of Anglesey has a wide range of activities for the holidaymaker. From walks along the coast, fishing, golf or perhaps taking a day trip to Ireland by foot or car from Holyhead which is 15 miles away.
Moefre is a quaint fishing village with a long sea history, and this area attracts many holidaymakers to stay each year. It has a small sheltered shingle bay with pubs and cafes.
Should you wish to stay in a self catering cottage at Cemaes Bay, there is something here for everyone. It is the most northern village in Wales; its harbour looks out to the Irish Sea and is a popular place to stroll and sit. There are a number of shops, cafes and pubs to enjoy.
On the West coast of Anglesey, you will find the holiday village of Rhosneigr with its wealth of history, sandy beach, a large lake with birdlife and miles of untouched countryside with superb views of Snowdonia. You will find many self catering holiday cottages in this area.
The market town of Beaumaris with its large medieval castle and soft pastel-painted cottages is a great tourist location steeped in history. It makes the perfect base for a holiday cottage to travel to the mainland of Snowdonia or the rest of Anglesey.