As the leaves are burnished to fiery shades of red and gold, and the air turns crisp and fresh, there's no better time to pack your bags and head to North Wales. True autumnal magic awaits - whether you're seeking a romantic escape, gathering a group of friends set for adventure, or you’re just ready for some much-needed relaxation - Anglesey has something for everyone.
The great outdoors
Long walks along picturesque coastal paths, waves crashing on the rocks as you watch the sunrise. Can you think of a dreamier backdrop?
Enjoy the great outdoors with long walks on secluded beaches or through leafy forests, where the only sounds you'll hear are the rustling leaves or wild waves crashing against the coastline. Beautiful Betws Y Coed is surrounded by tumbling waterfalls and silver mountain lakes, making it a magical spot for hiking, biking and taking in the luscious landscape.
Back on Anglesey, you’ll find Ynys Llanddwyn or Llanddwyn Island. This ‘almost’ island – it remains attached to the mainland in all but the highest tides – oozes beauty. Walk through ancient ruins, explore hidden coves, and soak in the sun’s golden hour at this magical location.
Is it really a trip to Wales without a good old-fashioned hike? Discover the Anglesey’s rugged beauty by hiking its many trails, like the stunning Anglesey Coastal Path. Here you’ll find breathtaking views and perhaps some local red deer along the way.
Nothing says autumn magic like fireworks. Hosted right by the pier, the stunning Beaumaris annual display is a favourite amongst locals on the island. Enjoy sticky toffee apples and hot chocolate as the sky lights up above you.
For a more relaxed but equally breathtaking experience after dusk, why not explore Eryri National Park’s dark skies? One of only 18 International Dark Sky Reserves in the world, Eryri’s dark skies are not only stunning to look at: research suggests spending time under dark skies may also improve your health and wellbeing. With many plants and wildlife depending on darkness to survive, these reserves are so important to local wildlife. Not to mention, on a clear night you can see the Milky Way, major constellations and even shooting stars!
Explore new depths
North Wales is packed with opportunities for fun and adventure.
With a world of health and happiness benefits to its name, cold water or wild swimming is definitely an activity to add to your list. Check out Trearddur Bay for large sandy beaches and plenty of quaint cafes for a warming post-swim refreshment or two!
Ready for more of an adrenaline rush? Anglesey is one of the UK's top coasteering destinations. Dive into clear blue waters, explore sea caves, and feel the buzz of the incredible coastline. Are you up for the challenge? Find out more here.
Looking for a place to relax and unwind after a big day of exploring? Head here for hideaways with hot tubs.
A foodie’s paradise
Anglesey’s food scene is really something to shout about. The island's rich agricultural heritage is celebrated in dishes crafted from local ingredients. From charming seaside cafes to traditional village pubs, there’s something for every palate.
Be drawn in by local hospitality at quirky pubs, farmer's markets, or while enjoying a tall pint of Welsh beer! Indulge in the freshest seafood, hearty pub meals, and homemade Welsh cakes. Want to eat like the locals? Order a plate of the Menai mussels at Dylan’s and gaze out at gorgeous view across the waters of the Menai Strait. An icy glass of sauvignon blanc is optional but highly recommended!
So, what are you waiting for? Pack your scarves, boots, and a big appetite, and let our corner of North Wales and Anglesey in autumn work its magic on you. This season, experience Anglesey's romance, adventure and tranquillity, knowing a soft landing awaits at your own holiday hideaway.