Local attractions and Places to Visit on Anglesey and Snowdonia. Distance and time from Cerrig y Barcud Cottages is approximate.
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Visit the No Bone Zone, Seven Sisters Shipwreck, Lobster Hatchery, the Seahorse Nursery, the Shark Pools and more. Special Entry Price for Cerrig y Barcud Guests.Visit their site
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a real working farm. Tractor and trailer and quad bike and mini-trailer rides, pony rides, chances to feed and meet the farm animals. Watch the chocolatier make delicious chocolates in the Chocolate Workshop.Visit their site
Catering for all abilities, with 5 miles of private bridleways, and an indoor school to give you a fantastic, safe introduction to riding, and plenty for more experienced riders too.Visit their site
The Model Village is now open again - now with a café - check for opening hours on their site!Visit their site
Over 100 gleaming classic cars and vehicles from the 1920s onwards, all set in a replica of a 1940s cobbled village street.Visit their site
Miles of golden sand, framed to the left by the majestic mountains of Snowdonia and to the right, an enchanting island, home of St Dwynwen, the Welsh Patron Saint of Lovers.More info...
The walk to Llanddwyn Island will take about 30-45 minutes at a gentle walking pace, and it is well worth the walk, but watch out for the tides!More info...
A terrific little racing circuit in glorious surroundings. Anglesey Circuit boasts a busy calendar of events during the summer months, or take part in one of numerous track days
Fun for the whole family with toddler and junior karts to suit all age ranges. Grand Prix events can be arranged for groups which feature practice, qualifying and race sessions.Visit their site
Llynnon Mill is the only working windmill in Wales, and nearby are two Iron Age style roundhouses built from timber with wattle and daub walls and a thatched roof.Visit their site
Copper ore mined from Parys Mountain was shipped around the world from Amlwch Port, and site of GeoMôn, an organisation promoting Anglesey's geological heritage.
Beaumaris boasts many shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants, a pier, and a beautiful prom as well as old Castle itself. Climb the ramparts and explore the inner walls and rooms of one of Edward's castles.Visit their site
Enter a steamy environment full of lush vegetation and waterfalls with LIVE butterflies flying all around you. Follow that with the birdhouse, snakes and lizards, the bug zone and much more including the Meerkats.Visit their site
Choose your trip and let their skippers be your fast and fun guides to the islands, bridges, castles, shipwrecks, stately homes, statues, whirlpools and much, much more.Visit their site
Home of the Marquis of Anglesey - an enchanting mansion and gardens famous for Whistler's exquisite mural. Enjoy woodland walks, beautiful trees and shrubs, children's play area and a Frisbee golf course!Visit their site
A prehistoric burial chamber, one of the finest passage tombs in Wales. Includes a mysterious pillar within the burial chamber, the reproduction of the 'Pattern Stone', carved with sinuous serpentine designs.Visit their site
A wooded valley rich in wildlife and history, just yards from Llangefni High Street. A wooden boardwalk winds along the River Cefni.More info on The Dingles
A two-part Museum and arts centre. Oriel Kyffin Williams has a changing programme of exhibitions of the artist's work. The History Gallery gives an introduction to the island’s past.Visit their site
Telford's Menai bridge is something to behold, especially if you get down to the shore level and look up at it. Walk along the Belgian Prom to St Tysilio's Church.More info on the Bridges
Enormous 19th-century neo-Norman castle crammed with fascinating items. Restored kitchens, schoolrooms, and an industrial railway museum and a model railway museum.Visit their site
Delightful zoo set high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Penguin Parade, Chimp Encounter, Bear Falls, Condor Haven plus much moreVisit their site
Family activity centre with no end of rides, tunnels, mazes and trails for kids, plus magic shows, crafts and the world's first people-powered roller coaster! A fun-filled day out for all of the family.Visit their site
In the last year or so, North Wales has become the world's Zip Line capital. Zip World Velocity just half an hour from Cerrig y Barcud Cottages.More info on Zip World
Zip World Titan near the historic slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is also home to Bounce Below, a unique subterranean experience!More info on Zip World
Journey through the trees on a Zip Safari, bounce on Treetop nets, and much more…Visit their site
Caernarfon Castle's pumped-up appearance is unashamedly muscle-bound and intimidating. King Edward I created what is surely one of the most impressive of Wales's castles.Visit their site
Whether you walk up Snowdon or take the train, on a fine day you will experience a fantastic view from the top, over the mountain range and across the sea to Anglesey.Visit their site