Book your next Welsh campsite on Anglesey and camp under the stars on this beautiful Island at one of the many wonderful coastal or woodland campsites. View the best campsites Anglesey has to offer in locations like Lligwy Beach, Penrhyn Bay, Trearddur Bay, Benllech, Moelfre, and Rhoscolyn to name but a few and choose from dog-friendly sites to campsites near beaches with electric hook-ups, hot showers, and laundry facilities. The Island abounds with attractions and activities meaning adventure is on your doorstep. You will always find new adventures no matter how long you stay. Camping is perfect for those who love adventure and excitement and those looking for extraordinary experiences.
While spectacular accommodation abounds in Anglesey, none of it gives you the rare opportunity to get in touch with nature as much as camping does. Camping allows you to spend quality time with your family in the great outdoors and has many benefits.
The 125-mile coastal path follows much of Anglesey’s coastline and offers something for everyone. It has rare rock types, different bird species, and a big collection of ancient sites. If you love to walk, try out one of its excellent trails and see how far you can go. There are specific trails which cater to cyclists and horse riders. Enjoying a beautiful location amidst breathtaking scenery.
If you love birds, look for a campsite near the cliffs as more than 4,000 seabirds make the area their home in summer. The South Stack Lighthouse sits on a small island nearby. It was built in 1809 and offers access to the island through 400 rock-cut steps. Believed to be one of Wales’ most picturesque locations, Llanddwyn Island is truly gorgeous. It has beautiful, inviting waters that are perfect for swimming and makes a lovely picnic spot in good weather. It is home to a church that once housed the Welsh patron saint of lovers, Saint Dwynwen.
Anglesey’s largest town draws many people every day. Some come to board the ferry to Ireland while others come to relax. If you’re staying at a campsite in Holyhead, be sure to check out the things that make it famous. Board one of the ferries at the ferry port and visit the Irish town of Dublin. Or stay in town and visit the Breakwater Country Park, the Holyhead Maritime Museum, or the Holyhead Marina. The park is one of the town’s most outstanding features and is home to seals which visit the coast from time to time. Holyhead is also home to a remarkable Roman fort which houses a medieval church.
The town of Llangefni is most famous for its bi-weekly markets which are held on Thursdays and Saturdays. River Cefni flows through it from its source, the Cefni reservoir. The reservoir and its surrounding area is a designated nature reserve. Its north shore has an artificial plantation of trees. Llangefni is home to the Dingle Nature Reserve, a wooded valley filled with beautiful wildlife like wild ducks, kingfishers, yellowhammers, moorhens, woodpeckers, blue tits, and treecreepers.
The town was a famous ‘watering place’ during Victorian times. It has a beautiful pier which reaches out into the Menai Strait and a moated castle which is a designated World Heritage Site. The castle is one of the most beautiful in Wales even though it was never finished. It is set next to a grim jail and an oak-paneled Dickensian courthouse. Home to a former copper-exporting harbour.
History buffs will love Amlwch. It was once home to the planet’s largest copper mine. Copper was mined at Parys Mountain and transported to Amlwch Port for further processing before being shipped off. The port is located in a protected creek but is nowadays used by trawlers and pleasure boats. The world’s first largest iron suspension bridge is located here. Menai Bridge is set between Llanfair PG and Beaumaris town and is believed to date back to the Roman times. Visit it and see its narrow streets, beautiful shoreline, and ancient schoolroom which houses a heritage display. Or take a walk to the Menai Strait and see it's beautiful whirlpools.