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We’re keen bloggers here at Silver Bay Holiday Village and we love nothing more than giving our luxury lodge owners and friends an insight into life at our holiday resort on Anglesey. With our weekly blog, we like to update you on key topics that make us and our lodge owners tick. From things to do to the best restaurants to visit (including The Deck House, of course!) you’ll have plenty of reading material to help you plan your next Anglesey break.

We also post about upcoming events on site including everything from beauty events to annual parties, so if you want to keep ahead of the game and make sure you get tickets, keep checking back!

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18/Feb/2018
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Though we’re sad to see the end of summer and the wonderful weather it brings to Anglesey, we have certainly made the most of the holiday season here at Silver Bay!

We thoroughly enjoyed the company of all of our holiday homeowners, along with friends and family attending our various events throughout the summer period. We hope you all enjoyed your time here as much as we did, so here are some of the highlights we couldn’t resist sharing with you.

There are clearly quite a few sport fanatics among our ranks, judging from the brilliant turnout at our session of rounders on the beach. Everybody got involved, some fantastic rounders were scored, and thankfully the weather stayed clear and sunny all evening long.

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Ah, the weather. Residents definitely got into the summer spirit by taking advantage of sunshine and sea whenever possible. Most sunny afternoons you could meander down to Silver Bay’s beach and see a good few of the children having a fabulous time in the ocean, and we even had a few occasions where everyone gathered on the beach with their coal BBQs.

There was some lovely food going round, the kids got to play out and parents had a chance for a tipple or two. Pimms, anyone?

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Finally, towards the end of the summer, we held a tennis tournament for Silver Bay residents and also our team members. The kids had great fun battling each other in their morning tournament, with the parents getting their trainers on to enter the afternoon adults tournament and an evening presentation in the Bistro to wrap things up.

Though summer is coming to an end, we’re certain you have all managed to create some amazing memories with your family, and we hope Silver Bay has provided the perfect setting for your summer activities. We’re already looking forward to the antics of the next seasonal holidays, Halloween and Bonfire night. Christmas suddenly doesn’t seem too far away!

Make sure you keep up to date with our events here at Silver Bay with our blog, or keep in touch on Twitter and Facebook so you don’t miss out!

 


18/Feb/2018
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Silver Bay Holiday Village are delighted to announce a summertime filled with activities and events to keep our ‘Silver Bayers’ entertained throughout the holiday season.

These timetables will provide you with the times and days for activities across all ages, from little ‘Busy Bayers’ to adult-only activities. If you would like to book your place for fitness sessions in the Silver Bay Leisure Complex, please call our spa team on 01407 862 049.

Here’s to a fabulous summer!

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18/Feb/2018
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Silver Bay is pleased to announce that it has released its latest summer newsletter – just in time for the seasonal sunshine.

Packed full of useful tips, hints, and inside knowledge, our newsletter is perfect for anyone looking to spend the warm summer days and relaxing evenings in Anglesey.

So if you haven’t signed up to our newsletter just yet, then here is a sneak peak of everything it has to offer.

 

Headland Rise

Luxury lodges at Silver Bay Holiday Village.

Following the successful launch of our new development lodges, Headland Rise, Silver Bay can now announce that only two front row plots remain for purchase.

Boasting stunning views, plenty of open space, and very attractive accommodation, it’s no surprise that this property has been flying off the shelf.

If you don’t want to miss out on this exciting opportunity, then you can book a private viewing between 25th-26th July – but hurry. They are going quick!

 

Dates for the diary

This summer, there will be a number of wonderful activities to inspire and entertain the family in Anglesey.

July and August will – once again – prove to be our busiest months, so we have chosen this time to offer lots of events during the daytime and evening. So get your pen and diary at the ready.

  • Saturday 25th July – Season Opening Party!

  • Sunday 26th July – The Big Green Egg Demonstration

  • Sunday 8th August – Small Boat Fishing Competition

  • Saturday 29th August – Junior Tennis Tournament

  • Sunday 30th August – Adults Tennis Tournament

You definitely don’t want to miss out!

 

The Big Green Egg Demo

Summer was made for barbecues – so we thought we’d get stuck in and try something extraordinary at Silver Bay.

On July 26th, Dai Davies – one of the top chefs in Britain – will be onsite to offer a fantastic demonstration of this barbecue technology. Offering lots of useful hints and tips, we expect this to be an incredibly valuable and entertaining occasion. We’ll even supply a few nibbles along the way too.

This summer, we expect Silver Bay to open its arms and offer a wonderful selection of family activities and events to keep everyone happy. We are also very excited about the popularity of our latest development, Headland Rise – which promises to revolutionise holidaying in Anglesey forever.

So where are you going to be this summer?

If you fancy signing up to our newsletter, then enter your details on the Silver Bay website and we’ll send you monthly updates.


18/Feb/2018
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The Easter holidays are drawing to a close and we hope all our residents are feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after a well-earned break. With Easter behind us, here at Silver Bay we’re already starting to plan our summer! We’ve done the research for you, and have rustled together some of the most exciting events going on around Anglesey for you this summer. Get them in the calendar!

 

Thomas Telford Day Trip

Many of our residents access Silver Bay via either the Menai Suspension Bridge or the Britannia Bridge, so we’re certain you are very familiar with these magnificent structures. Those with a deeper interest in the bridges may be tempted by the Thomas Telford Day Trip, centred on the architect and builder of the Suspension bridge. Menai Heritage invites you to travel his Holyhead road through Snowdonia, where you can pay a visit to his aqueducts at Chirk and Pontcysyllte, view his canal workshops at Ellesmere and observe the suspension bridge itself in Conwy. For a full day coach trip and 2 course lunch at the Boathouse on the Mere, this educational excursion is £27.50 per person and takes place on the 12th May 2015.

Classic Cars

Our residents with an enthusiasm for agriculture will not want to miss out on the Anglesey Festival of Transport and Machinery. Taking place on the 16th and 17th May, this event encompasses a wide variety of vehicles including steam engines, classic cars, and motorcycles, in addition to trade stalls, a beer tent and kids’ entertainment and fairground rides. This festival also has the option for public overnight camping, so there is every opportunity to attend all the attractions and make this an action packed weekend for all the family! Children under 12 go free, children aged 12-16 are £1 entry and adults £8.

Walking in Anglesey

Another fantastic event taking place on the Isle of Anglesey is the Walking and Outdoor festival, celebrating the great outdoors. This festival is from the 23rd May to the 7th June, with a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Bus tours will be exploring the hidden treasures of the island; featuring walks exploring the native flora and fauna hosted by engaging and informative guides. Residents who like a challenge could try out the Anglesey Walkathon where participants walk 26.2 miles or 13.1 miles in a day for charity; you could also take a look at the website to see all the events going on during this exciting 2 weeks.

Antiques Roadshow to come to Anglesey!

Fans of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will be delighted to hear the show is coming to Anglesey’s Plas Newydd on the 4th June! Entry to the show is free and starts at 9.30am with latest admissions at 4.30pm, and filming continuing on to 7pm. Dig out your old heirlooms and come along to get an evaluation from the show’s specialists, or just pop in as a spectator as this is guaranteed to be an extraordinary day!

The Menai Seafood Festival, Anglesey

Finally, we have possibly the best type of festival; a food festival! The Menai Seafood Festival, no less. Set up to promote the local fishing industry and revitalise interest in the vast array of quality fish and seafood available from our shores in North Wales. Boasting a bustling market with local fishermen and farmers, seafood suppliers and artisan producers in and around Anglesey, you will have the opportunity to sample some of the Strait’s native foods. There will also be cooking demonstrations with some acclaimed cooks, and the opportunity to learn about maritime conservation and the environment around Anglesey with educational talks and exhibitions. A good day out for all, including families with kids’ activities being run on the seashore by the Anglesey Sea Zoo. Taking place to coincide with Anglesey Marine Week, the festival will take place on the 22nd August around the Menai Bridge, and is free to attend.

Anglesey in Summer

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With this many exciting activities going on all over the island, a lively and entertaining summer for all of our residents is guaranteed. So get counting down the days, and let’s hope for a good dose of sunshine so everybody can get outside to enjoy some fresh sea air and time with friends and family.