Perfect for a family day out, whatever the weather. You can experience everything from live butterflies flying around to meerkats, birds, snakes, lizards and a large variety of insects. Older children will enjoy the Jungle Towers outdoor play area and there is an indoor play area and play barn for the toddlers.
Find out more: https://www.pilipalas.co.uk/en/
Anglesey Sea Zoo
This family friendly all-weather attraction displays the best of British Marine Wildlife and teaches you about their habitats. It has over 40 tanks each housing different creatures such as Octopus, Lobsters, Seahorses, Conger Eels and Jellyfish. The attraction also has a Park, Café and gift shop.
Find out more: https://www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk/
This is a family run working farm which offers a fun packed filled day meeting and feeding the animals. You can enjoy a walk around the farm, take a tractor and trailer ride or bounce on the giant jumping pillow. For those with a sweet tooth there is a Chocolate shop offering delicious homemade chocolates made in their Artisan chocolate workshop.
Find out more: https://www.foelfarm.co.uk/
Holyhead Breakwater Country Park
Located next to the town and port of Holyhead, the Park is perfect for enjoying the natural scenic beauty of Anglesey. You can enjoy fishing in the lake, coastal views, spotting wildlife or learning about the industrial heritage of the area at the Brick Shed Gallery. There are variety of walks suitable of all levels including access to South Stack and Holyhead Mountain via the Coastal Path.
For an exhilarating adventure, why not try a 60 minute rib ride along the Menai Straits or a 90 minute ride to Puffin Island and experience the stunning coastal landscape of Anglesey with possibility of seeing puffins or seals.
Find out more: https://www.ribride.co.uk/en/
Beaumaris Castle & Gaol
Famously known as the Castle that was never built. Created by Edward I in Wales, it was perhaps one of his masterpieces but due to lack of money and troubling brewing in Scotland in the 1290’s, it was never completed. Now you can walk around the remains of the Castle and enjoy the spectacular views of Beaumaris from the top of the castle walls.
If you are interested in history, Beaumaris Gaol is a fascinating building that gives an insight into the world of the prisoner in the 1800s. Explore the cells and other rooms and experience the darkness of the punishment room.
The last surviving windmill in Wales, which is currently being restored and will hopefully be a fully operational windmill by 2023. The Windmill is one of Anglesey’s most charming family attractions offering a chocolate factory and a Donut shop with all produce being made on site. There is also something for the grown-ups as they have started producing Gin botanicals since lockdown. Their latest addition is the Model Safari which comprises of a forest filled with life-sized wild animal models lurking in the trees! This day out is suitable for people of all ages.
Find out more: https://melinllynon.co.uk/
In the 18th Century, Mynydd Parys was the largest copper mine in the World. Today it offers a self-guided walk around the surface which will show you a unique, colourful, lunar landscape and some fascinating industrial ruins. The route takes you past a large deep excavation where the copper was carved out of the ground. If you look closely, you can see the remains of the Volcano at its heart. It is the mineral, which spewed out of this volcano, which was mined years later.
Suitable for all ages and open all year. Also offers a free carpark.
Find out more: https://copperkingdom.co.uk/mynydd-parys-mountain/
South Stack Lighthouse
This Anglesey lighthouse, perches on its own tiny island off the far west coast of the island in Holyhead. It is reached via 400 steps in the Cliffside and a bridge high above the roaring waves. Once you have reached the lighthouse you can visit the engine room and climb the narrow stairs to the top for some amazing Sea views. This also offers a perfect spot for birdwatching and you may even be lucky enough to see a Puffin, Porpoise or a Dolphin during the warmer months. Weather can determine access to the Lighthouse, so make sure you check the forecast before you travel.
This country mansion was home to the Marques of Anglesey, with the original Marques having distinguished himself in the battle of Waterloo. Set on the shores of the Menai Strait, it offers spectacular views of Snowdonia. You can walk around the elegant house, the beautiful gardens or you can visit the military museum. For the kids there is a playground or for the whole family there is a frisbee golf but don’t forget to take your frisbee.