As you’d expect Anglesey has a proud and significant sea-faring history and it offers fantastic sailing conditions all around the Island, as well as an abundance of sailing clubs which regularly hold sailing regattas and competitions which are in their own right a spectacle to behold.
Coasteering is the adventure sport of the moment, a full on adrenalin activity guaranteed to get the blood flowing and the heart pumping. This must try activity is the fastest growing adventure sport in the United Kingdom with Wales being one of the prime locations for this exhilarating sport, so if you have to do just one thing with us it has to be Coasteering.
THE SURF’S UP Anglesey is a notorious hot spot for surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing with Rhosneigr claiming the title of the adrenalin capital of the Island! Rhosneigr boasts two beaches. The long wide Town Beach is ideal for windsurfing and all levels of proficiency are catered for in most weathers, while Broad Beach provides great conditions for surfing and bodyboarding. If you’d like to give these sports a try then Funsport in Rhosneigr offers taster sessions.
PADDLE AWAY Canoeing and kayaking is a fabulous way to explore the Anglesey coastline and because of the diverse range of waters from sheltered bays to tidal races it’s a sport which can be enjoyed by all ages. The waters off Holy Island, at the western tip of Anglesey, rival any sea paddling destinations in the world and this is where Sea Kayaking UK is based. Run by Nigel Dennis, the first man to circumnavigate Britain in a kayak, he …
Dive in! With crystal clear water, plenty of wrecks and reefs to explore, as well as a profusion of marine life, divers have the ultimate underwater experience.
It is estimated there are over 1,200 wrecks off the Island but only 350 sites are registered including the Royal Mary which was owned by King Charles II and sunk in 1675, as well as a number of U Boats that were sunk off the northern coast during the Second World War.
HOOK, LINE AND ……
Anglesey offers superb year round angling opportunities. Take your pick from a voyage on a charter boat to take you offshore, a spot on any of the 125 miles of coastline for shore fishing or a visit to one of the inland lakes and reservoirs.
Let a charter boat take you offshore to try your luck with the 40 plus species that are caught on rod and line in Anglesey’s coastal waters including cod, sea bass and mackerel.
Want to see the Island from a different perspective then hop on a boat to explore the coastline. There are several charter boats for pleasure cruises available from various points around the Island including Amlwch, Cemaes Bay, Beaumaris and Menai Bridge. See the spectacular Skerries Lighthouse or take a trip to Puffin Island to see the puffins (April to end July), and the seals or enjoy an exhilarating ride along the Menai Strait and experience the whirlpools and tidal waters.