An Introduction to Angelsey
The Isle of Anglesey is situated off the north-west coast of Wales near the Snowdonia mountain range. Today it has several thriving towns. Anglesey also has the village with the longest place name in Britain: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch The name, when translated into English, means "The church of St. Mary in a hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and near St. Tysilio's church by the red cave".
Things to do in Anglesey
Angelsey is home to the Plas Newydd house and gardens, home of the Marquess of Angelsey and the biggest aquarium in Wales, The Angelsey Sea Zoo or visit the Llynnon Mill. You could also visit:
Ancient Footprints - Archaeological Tours of Anglesey
Travelling to Angelsey
There are regular trains from London Euston to Holyhead, Anglesey which take under four hours or from Machester which takes 2 and a half hours.
By Coach or Bus
National Express trains run to Holyhead in Anglesey at regular intervals, taking as little time as 6 and a half hours from London. The main routes are served by Arriva, whilst local companies run the smaller routes once in Anglesey.
Anglesey has its own airport but this only goes between Cardiff International and Holyhead airport and people choose instead to travel from Manchester, Heathrow or Cardiff by train or coach.
In the North of Wales, Angelsey has the A55 running through it and the A5025 and A4080. The journey is 4 hours from London and 3 from Machester.