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A jewel of an island set in a sparkling sea, though this jewel has a sharp edge, honed by thousands of years of history.

The Isle of Anglesey has so much to offer that, we could put together an almost infinite range of itineraries. We've listed below a few of its main attractions. Whatever your interests you're sure to find them on Anglesey!
.: Ancient People and Their Places
Evidence of ancient civilisation is everywhere on Anglesey, so much so that there is almost a feeling of a direct link to the past, even the local place names speak of an ancient past.
As well as the numerous standing stones, there are several ancient sites of world importance. Some of the more well known are the Iron Age village of Din Lligwy, the Bryn Celli Ddu burial chamber (right) and the mountain-top hut circles above the port of Holyhead.
Myths and legends abound on the island, discover the tragic story of Branwen, a heroine of the ancient tales of 'The Mabinogion'. Find out how the Anglesey became the last stronghold of the Druids. Discover Viking Anglesey, the royal court of Aberffraw, the stronghold of the last true Prince of Wales, Llewelyn ap Gruffydd.
.: Industrial History
The industrial history of the island has mainly centred on the two locations, the famous Telford and Stephenson bridges across the Menai Straits, important road and rail links to the port of Holyhead, and onward to Ireland, and the copper mines at Parys mountain and their port in Amlwch.
The strange lunar landscape of Parys mountain is peaceful today. Much of the evidence of the massive copper mining industry of its heyday has been lost beneath the heather or reused as building stone by the locals. What remains is one of the most extraordinarily colourful and dramatic landscapes in all of Wales.
As we guide you around the heritage trail we can give you a real feel for its history. Men and woman have fought for its copper for nearly 4000 years, evidence of the Bronze Age can still be found. But, its 18th century history dominates. Discover the hard lives of the miners, the story of the 'Copper Ladies' and hear the life story of 'Twm Chwarae Teg', the legendary 'Copper King' from your guide.
From Parys Mountain it's a short journey to the historic port of Amlwch. Built to export the copper from the mountain it remains a busy port. Take a giuded walk to discover its history and maybe enjoy a leisurely coffee break at its new vistor centre.
.: And Much More!
When you've seen the historic sites, there's still so much more to see and do. Visiting Oriel Ynys Mon, the major art gallery on the island is a must, it houses a huge collection of the work of Charles Tunnicliffe (right), the world renowned wildlife artist, as well as regular exhibitions by local artist, photographers and sculptors.
Your guide can also take you to other local sites, the famous Sea Zoo,
the Victorian Gaol at Beaumaris, and its famous castle (left). Anglesey also has over 100 miles of spectacular coastline, with some of the best coastal and clifftop walks in Wales, on some of the oldest rocks on the planet as well as some of its best beaches. Our guides can show you the real Anglesey.

.: Postal Address: Cambrian Tour Guides

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