Local Attractions

Glantraeth Farm Cottages are in an ideal location for visiting the many attractions the area has to offer and is the ideal base for a short break or longer holiday where you can walk or cycle straight from your cottage.

Here is a list of some of these attractions.

Aberffraw and Llys Llewelyn
Aberffraw was a centre of government from Roman times to the 13thC. Llys Llewelyn is on the site of the court of the Princes of Gwynedd. Presently it is the centre for the Anglesey Coastal Heritage Project. Exhibitions, craft workshop and tea room. The Aberffraw dunes are rich in wildlife, especially flowers. A walk down the estuary will take you to a magnificent sandy beach.
Anglesey Circuit was opened during 1997 as a fully licenses MSA (Motor Sport Association) and ACU (Auto Cycle Union) championship racing circuit. During subsequent years the variety and prestige of events held at the Circuit has increased dramatically. The circuit is now in use approximately 45 weekend of the year.
Anglesey Model Village and Gardens
Set in one acre of beautifully landscaped gardens, with water features, and a wonderful selection of plants and trees, Anglesey model village offers visitors something unique in North Wales.
The Anglesey Sea Zoo is Wales’ largest marine aquarium, nestling on the shores of the Menai Strait. With over 50 displays, the Sea Zoo has re-created the habitats of the fauna and flora found around Anglesey and the North Wales coastline.
Llanddwyn Beach, Newborough
A long sandy beach backed by dunes and with spectacular views of Snowdonia National Park, Caernarfon and the Lleyn Peninsula.
Malltraeth and Cefni Estuary
The estuary and cob lake are part of the Newborough National Nature Reserve, and are famous for birdwatching. The renowned bird artist Charles Tunicliffe lived for many years in the village.
Butterfly centre, also featuring birds, snakes and other exotic species.
Day trips to Ireland.
Tal y Foel has its own riding centre offering a variety of activities to local regular riders and to people on holiday in the area, and individual riding programmes with beach and grass track riding and instruction to suit all standards.