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- The Wales Coast Path includes the Isle of Anglesey and the Isle itself creates a circular walk of 125 miles / 200km with an average number of days to complete of 12. The path is aimed at walkers however cyclists and horse riders can also enjoy certain sections. St Cybi’s Church, Holyhead is the official start point of the path, and the route can be followed with both the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path markers and the Wales Coast Path markers. You don’t have to complete the whole route but you can just pick some nice smaller walks. We have listed some as examples that you could try: Aberffraw village, estuary, beach and dunes Circular 2.5 miles / 3.75 km A short walk which takes in the village of Aberffraw, the pretty Ffraw estuary and the beach before returning via the dunes. Holyhead to South Stack 2.75 miles / 4.25 km A moderately challenging walk starting in the Breakwater Country Park in Holyhead. The route heads over the mountain and Coast Path to the iconic South Stack. It is possible to return via well-defined paths around the other side of the mountain and back to the park. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch to Menai Bridge 3 miles / 5 km Use this lovely walk with great views across to the mainland as an opportunity to learn how to say the name of this world-famous village! The walk passes under both bridges to the island – Stephenson’s 1850 Brittania Bridge and Telford’s 1826 Menai Suspension Bridge. Beaumaris to Penmon Point 4.5 miles / 7.25 km Enjoy a wander around Beaumaris with its rich Georgian architecture and castle before heading along the coast where you’ll enjoy superb views of the Carneddau Mountains across the Menai Strait. At Penmon Point you’ll see Puffin Island, a protected habitat because of its large cormorant population (but no puffins!) Moelfre to Dulas 4.5 miles / 7.25 km This walk, with fantastic coastal views throughout, runs from the picture-postcard village of Moelfre to the popular beach of Traeth Lligwy and the little visited beach of Traeth yr Ora, before heading inland along the Dulas estuary to the Pilot Boat pub. The Path passes by the memorial to those lost in the 1859 Royal Charter and 1959 Hindlea shipwreck disasters. Amlwch Port to Cemaes 8.25 miles / 13.25 km From the historic and picturesque Amlwch Port the path leads to low rocky cliffs and the spectacular bays of Porth Llechog (Bull Bay) and Porthwen before passing the remote Llanbadrig church and entering the coastal village of Cemaes.
- The North Riding Forest Park is also known as Dalby Forest is the largest upland heath forest in the country. The forest has a network of forest roads including the 9 mile Dalby Forest Drive provide access to this outstanding landscape. Activities include:Walking Mountain Biking Horse Riding Orienteering Go-Ape (rope attraction)Dogs are allowed outside of children play areas.
- Tinside Pool is a great example of an Art Deco lido. Built in 1935 it looks out over Plymouth Sound and is overlooked by Plymouth Hoe and Smeaton’s Tower. The lido is a semicircle of 55 metres diameter (180 feet). There is a central fountain and two smaller side fountains. The lido is floodlit at night. Sun loungers and deckchairs are available for hire. The lido is open in the summer months.
- Crabble Corn Mill is a working watermill that sits on the River Dour in the village of River . The mill was built in 1812, although it is thought earlier mills existed on the same site. You can go on a tour and see the original millstones that still grind wholemeal flour today. After a tour of the mill go for a walk in the river gardens and stop off for a cup of tea in the tea rooms.
- Balnagask Golf Course (Nigg Bay) is a challenging course in a stunning location on the headland at Balnagask. Here you’ll find around 18 sites of historical and archaeological interest and the adjacent Robert Stevenson designed lighthouse. The par 70 Balnagask Golf Course measures some 6059 yards and includes three par threes and a par five. A pitch and putt course also provide fun and some challenges as you fine-tune your short game. The course is also home to the Nigg Bay Golf Club. Reviews state that the Tees, Fairways and Greens are immaculate with a uniqueness given by the many hills and blind holes.