10 Family things to do around Anglesey

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Our wonderful island is bursting with great days out and activities for all of the family to explore and visit. Next time you’re staying with us, why not check out any of the following 10 experiences? 

  1. Anglesey Sea Zoo

Want to learn about the amazing array of marine wildlife in the waters surrounding our wonderful coastline? Look no further than Anglesey Sea Zoo, who house the best of British sea life, with the likes of Lobsters, eels, sea horses, jellyfish and more across no less than 40 tanks! 

Learn more: https://www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk/  

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 40 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 35 min drive

  1. Rib Ride

Speaking of the coast, if you fancy getting outside and a closer look at the incredible Anglesey coastline, then sign up for a boat trip with RibRide! Whether you prefer a thrilling 60-minute speedy tour along the Menai Strait, taking in all the stunning views and history or a tour of the coast’s wildlife, including catching a sighting of Puffins and Seals, RibRide offer a great experience.

Find out more: https://www.ribride.co.uk/en/ 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 35 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 25 min drive

Expect a thrilling trip with RibRide along the Anglesey coastline.
  1. Beaumaris Castle 

Want to delve into some local history? You’ll struggle to find anywhere more interesting than the ‘greatest castle that was never built’ Over 700 years old, Beaumaris Castle was to be the crowning achievement of King Edward 1st, but the construction was never completed. It remains a fascinating place to explore, and there’s plenty of castle still standing to take in. 

More information: https://cadw.gov.wales/visit/places-to-visit/beaumaris-castle 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 40 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 25 min drive

  1. Plas Newydd House and Garden 

Fans of visiting National Trust locations will not be disappointed on Anglesey, with Plas Newydd House and Gardens available. The ‘enchanting mansion and gardens’ sit on the bank of the Menai Strait, offering stunning views of the coast and the looming peaks of Snowdonia. If exploring a beautifully maintained 19th century home and gardens is your bag, Plas Newydd won’t disappoint. 

Learn more: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/plas-newydd-house-and-garden 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 35 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 30 min drive

  1.  RLNL Moelfre Lifeboat Station

Saving lives along the Anglesey coast since 1875, Moelfre Lifeboat Station, still very much in operation, makes a great visit for the family. Learn of the bravery and dedication of local people over the many years and how they continue to provide support to people in danger today.

Discover more: https://rnli.org/find-my-nearest/lifeboat-stations/moelfre-lifeboat-station 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 45 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 10 minute drive 

  1. Pili Palas Nature World

For families that love to experience nature and animals, Pili Palas is a must-visit. From a Butterfly house to Meerkat tunnels, a snake enclosure to farmyard favourites, there’s so much to enjoy for children or adults alike. 

Find out more: https://www.pilipalas.co.uk/en/ 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 30 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 20 min drive

  1. Swtan Heritage Museum

Ever wondered what it would have been like to live on Anglesey hundreds of years ago? You can find out by visiting the unique Swtan Heritage Museum. Brilliantly restored, this wonderful cottage gives visitors a snapshot of island life since the 18th century.

Learn more: https://swtan.cymru/ 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 30 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 35 min drive

  1. Anglesey Riding Centre  

If you like the idea of exploring the island’s coastline in unique fashion, head down to Anglesey Riding Centre and let them lead you out on an unforgettable experience in the saddle. With different experiences tailored to your experiences of riding horses and ponies, there’s something for everyone wanting to explore atop an equine friend. 

Visit their site: https://www.angleseyridingcentre.co.uk/ 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 40 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 40 min drive

  1. B-Active Rhoscolyn

For the more adventurous, check out B-Active Rhoscolyn. Offering sea kayaking and coasteering, they are perfect fi you want to experience the wonderful coast by getting up close and personal! They offer experiences for all abilities and have easier-paced adventures such as guided coastal walks if you’d prefer to keep dry (rain not withstanding)).

For more details: https://b-active-rhoscolyn.co.uk/ 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 2 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 40 min drive

  1. South Stack Lighthouse 

Another great way to experience the history of the North Walian Coast is by visiting South Stack Lighthouse. Standing since 1809 and built on South Stack Rock, a tiny islet at the most westerly point off the coast of Holyhead, the lighthouse can be reached by a footbridge, making for a dramatic approach!

Learn more: https://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/lighthouses-and-lightvessels/south-stack-lighthouse 

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Rhoscolyn: approx 25 min drive

From Silver Bay Holiday Parks Lligwy: approx 45 min drive

South Stack Ligjhthouse

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