island of Anglesey (Ynys Mon).
This is where we live - almost in the centre - Carmel,
close to Llannerchymedd.
Anglesey is an important route to Ireland, via the Holyhead ferries and
the A55. The island boasts some lovely countryside and a myriad of
small bays, both rocky and sandy.
It is noted for the prime RAF training establishment at Valley and Mona.
A short trip takes you to the mainland and the wonderful mountainous
region of Snowdonia. I am including some pictures from Snowdonia as
To go straight to the mainland, follow this link.
Now - on to the Anglesey pictures:
Below left, Cefn Gribyn (Our
At right, view from Cefn Gribyn towards Holyhead
mountain on a misty morning:
This is the Brittania Bridge - one of two connecting the island to the
mainland. The other is the older, Menai bridge. Both bridges span the
Menai Straits. This bridge carries both road and rail. The bridge in
its original form carried only rail, but after a fire which caused
considerable damage, it was re-built to carry what is now the A55.
One of the four magnificent lions which guard the Brittania Bridge.
These could be easily seen from the railway before the rebuild. Now, to
get a good look, it is necessary to take a walk to the lower parts of
Anglesey has many fine old buildings. At left is an old water-mill at
Llantrisant. At right, is the church at Aberffraw which is
isolated by the sea at high tide.
Below left: Old pottery buildings near
And more old potteries, this time at Porthwen.
Below left, Porthwen bay. The potteries are
just to the right of this
The potteries from the cliff.
Moving on to Llangefni, below is a picture of the Cefni
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