Anglesey Island Blog

The Anglesey Island Blog is my mini-journal about Anglesey. It...

  • lets you know whenever any new Web pages appear on Anglesey Hidden Gem, telling you about the countryside, the beautiful beaches, where to relax, walk or indulge in watersports

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  • points out what's waiting for you on the Island; those special places that you might otherwise miss






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    I hope you enjoy what you find when you get here.

    Llangefni, a grand place to find Red Squirrels on the Dingle Boardwalk

    What of Llangefni. All roads lead to and from this market town and so it is a grand place from which to begin your Anglesey Adventure. So start with the Dingle Boardwalk and go and spot yourself a Red Squirrel.

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    Aberffraw Beach. Where Anglesey's Sahara Meets the Sea

    Aberffraw Beach. Where Angleseys Sahara meets the sea in a generous expanse of sand and sea. Great for beach fun, surfing and fishing off the rocks.

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    A Sunny June Afternoon in Rhosneigr

    Hi I have just come back from a wonderful afternoon walking from Rhosneigr to Cable Bay and Back and ending the sojourn with the beautiful Madame X at

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    A forest walk to Llanddwyn Beach along Newborough Warren Path

    A forest walk to Llanddwyn Beach along the Newborough Warren Marram Path. A gentle little walk to bring you right onto one of the most beautiful beaches in Britain

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    About me, William Gerwyn, who has written about Anglesey since 2009

    About me, William Gerwyn, the author of the Anglesey Hidden Gem website that I have been writing about the Isle of Anglesey with my own unique and quirky style since 2009

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    ABOUT ME and the best way to build your own website.How to overcome the fear and build your dream with SBI Site Build It

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    Eating and Shopping in Benllech

    Beach village Benllech is served by family hotels, small beach-side cafes and restaurants. So, Park your car and take up Shanks pony for everything you need.

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    Moelfre Village welcomes you with astonishing Coastal Beauty & History

    Moelfre. Updated. Ideal stopping-off point on the beautiful Anglesey Coastal Path. Enjoy tea and cakes or a satisfying pub meal and visit the Lifeboat and Seawatch Centre.

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    Eating & Shopping in Moelfre Update. It's a beautiful seaside village

    Famous lifeboat village, Moelfre, is a thriving little holiday village up from Benllech. Served by delightful small beach-side cafe and pubs. Oak Lodge Hotel Restaurant.

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    Rhosneigr Village. All you need for a perfect holiday experience.

    Rhosneigr Village. Updated Page on local facilities at Rhosneigr. Everything you need to make your Anglesey beach holiday PERFECT. Shops, restaurants, cafes, cashpoints, parking and MUCH MORE ...

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    Dogs on Newborough beach

    Hi Wil My Wife and I visit Newborough beach and Llandwyn for a walk every couple of weeks or so - amazing views fanastic beaches etc. The only problem

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    The Dingle Llangefni

    Hi Wil, Visited the Dingle on Monday, it is a GEM, first sightings of red squirrels I was being to think they did not exist! Met two guys taking photos

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    Angleset Red Squirrels

    Just to let you know our wonderful red squirrels are on the move! Just seen some in the council park by the Amlwch Co-op. I have lived here for 2 years

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    Anglesey Dog Walking Post

    Hi, I am editor of Inside Welsh Sport Magazine. An online magazine that provides encouragement to support and participate in a variety of sporting activities.

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    I Love Angelsey

    Hi We have been to anglesey with my young family every year for the past 9 years! We mainly stay in Cemaes Bay, but stayed in Trearddur Bay last year,

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    Dylans by the Pier in Menai Bridge

    Dylans has been open 2 years and I have eaten there on numerous occasions and have never had a bad experience. Food has always been excellent as has the

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    The Marram Grass - Newborough

    Dear Lovely cafe run by two brothers Liam and Ellis. - Homemade food and lots of tasty specials on the menu. A hidden gem and well worth a visit.

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    Coastal Cafe, Moelfre

    If you are this side of the island you can't go wrong here. The queues of cars lined up down the road don't lie. The hugest, crispest batter covered fish

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    Pilot house cafe black point penmon

    The cafe is set on the eastern peninsular of this magical island,with stunning sea views overlooking puffin island,great orme and mount snowdon. Throughout

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    Your page web page is a delight! :)

    So much inspiration. Love Anglesey and we drive over from Llandudno often to discover more hidden delights and gems. Thank you.

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    Atgofion melys!

    I spent many a summer's evening fishing on the bridge over Afon Alaw near Melin Seler with my father in the 1950's. The mention of John Rice Rowlands

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    Re dogs

    Hello We are hoping to caravan near Benllech, early July. We have a small dog, are any eating establishments, cafes or pubs dog friendly? Best regards

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    A Pilgrimage

    Hi Will The Treaddur Bay Area and South Stack are special to me because my husband died there in 1995. His heart stopped while he was scuba diving. I

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    Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Ynys Môn - 4 - 12 Awst 2017

    Hi Wil National Eisteddfod Isle of Anglesey 4 - 12 August 2017. Since the Eisteddfod is coming to Anglesey next month I thought I'd share some photographs

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    LLanddwyn Island, Cobwebs gone!!

    Yesterday, after a night at St Asaph we drove early in morning to Angelsey and were, to our delight, the first on her island on St Dwynwen's Day. The

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    First school

    Ysgol Penrhoslligwy School is part of me - my first school. Mr Evans was the HeadTeacher and Mrs Roberts was on the Staff. Miss Owen from Amlwch was the

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    St Mary, in Anglesey?

    Hi there, I've just finished reading The Marian Conspiracy by Graham Phillips. I'm just finishing it, but he postulates that The Virgin Mary lived in

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    Easter

    Eester on Anglesey in the 50's was a time when children still went clapping for eggs. For this was still at a time when our parents were still finding

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    Easter

    Another happy time in Llangefni was Easter. In those days I speak about the late 50s and early 60s, it was still usual for children to go clapping for

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    Washi Bach

    I remember Washi Bach from my childhood in the 1950s. He would call at Bodedern on his travels and I remember my late Dad making a sandwich for him and

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    1. Llangefni, a grand place to find Red Squirrels on the Dingle Boardwalk

      Jun 22, 18 04:39 PM

      What of Llangefni. All roads lead to and from this market town and so it is a grand place from which to begin your Anglesey Adventure. So start with the Dingle Boardwalk and go and spot yourself a Red…

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    2. Aberffraw Beach. Where Anglesey's Sahara Meets the Sea

      Jun 21, 18 04:21 PM

      Aberffraw Beach. Where Angleseys Sahara meets the sea in a generous expanse of sand and sea. Great for beach fun, surfing and fishing off the rocks.

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    3. A Sunny June Afternoon in Rhosneigr

      Jun 21, 18 02:00 PM

      Hi I have just come back from a wonderful afternoon walking from Rhosneigr to Cable Bay and Back and ending the sojourn with the beautiful Madame X at

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