Places to visit in Anglesey
Located on the coast of Anglesey in North Wales, Château Rhianfa is home to some of the nation’s must-see attractions.
Our magnificent grade ll-listed Château in Anglesey is an extraordinary place in itself. However once you’ve finished exploring our enchanting grounds, discover the alluring poetry of the Welsh countryside that forms part of our charming character. The colourful patchwork of the rolling hills of Snowdonia stands as our backdrop, blended together with the flowing waters of the Menai Straits, it’s a picture worthy of a watercolour. And, while you’re with us, it’s all yours with Château Rhianfa hosting the perfect base for exploring Anglesey and North Wales. As the adventure capital of the UK you’ll never be short of places to inspire your next move – for outdoorsy types it will leave you cock-a-hoop. You don’t even have to venture far from our doorstep to go on an exciting ramble or mountain bike trek. We’ll happily point you in the right direction for anything you fancy allowing you to go forth at your own pace on a whole new and exciting adventure.
Pant Du Vineyard
Just 16 miles from the Château is Pant Du Vineyard which lies at the foothills of Snowdonia. Pant Du Vineyard offers spectacular views over the mountain range as well as producing award winning Wines and Cider. Pant Du offer a range of tours and group trips.
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Marvel at over 150 weird and wonderful creatures from around our coasts including the Lobster Hatchery and Seahorse Nursery, then walk the over-whelming Shark Pool and glimpse huge fish in the Kelp Forest.
South Stack Lighthouse
A wonderful place to watch thousands of breeding seabirds including razorbills and puffins. Visitors may tour the former engine room before climbing to the top of the lighthouse to see the lamp and some amazing views.
Anglesey Race Circuit
Just over 30 minutes from Château Rhianfa, the Anglesey Race Circuit provides the opportunity to watch high speed motorsports events or to take a supercar for a spin yourself.
The last of the castles built by King Edward I in Wales, the most sophisticated example of medieval military architecture in Britain. A fantastic day out right on our doorstep!
Zip world experience
Visit Penrhyn Quarry and experience the longest zip line in the world. Over a mile in length you can fly solo through the skies at over 100mph, 500ft up in the air!
The world’s first subterranean playground of its kind. This surreal experience is set within a disused slate cavern installed with massive bouncy nets to jump around in.
Snowdonia National Park
This beautiful area of staggering natural beauty boasts the country’s highest mountain this side of the Scottish border, as well as a wealth of picturesque villages, long coastlines of sandy beaches, spectacular cliffs and glorious estuaries.
A blend of rock-hopping, swell-riding, cave-exploring and cliff-jumping for the ultimate aquatic adventure. En route you’ll even discover wildlife and beautiful scenery too.
Put on your spray skirt, your buoyancy aid, jump in your vessel and get exploring the Menai Straits and the stunning scenery that surrounds the Chateau.
White water rafting
Take to the water and test your ability in the rapids to work as a team with this adrenaline-fuelled activity. White water rafting is not for the faint hearted!
and abseiling can be one of the most thrilling and satisfying sports, combining gymnastics, skill, adventure and adrenaline, it is not for the faint hearted. How high will you go?
Take the famous Snowdon Mountain Railway to the summit of the highest mountain in England and Wales for uninterrupted panoramic views across the beautiful Welsh countryside.
Take the tour around Snowdonia; including the beautiful landscapes and water features around Mount Snowdon, the many unique landmarks and a journey by steam train.
Stay with us
Following a fun-fuelled day of exploring, retreat to one of our beautifully-designed and indulgently comfortable bedrooms for a good night’s sleep before discovering another exciting day at Château Rhianfa.