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  Anglesey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced /ˌɐnɪs'mo:n/ (IPA)), is an island and county at the northwestern extremity of north Wales.
The island was the seat of the Druids and of Draoi-Heil, of whom 28 cromlechs remain on uplands overlooking the sea; e.g.
Anglesey (together with Holy Island) is one of the thirteen traditional counties of Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Anglesey   (2633 words)

  
 Anglesey: Druid’s island
Anglesey, the island on the far west of Wales, was one of the few vestiges of Celtic religion in Roman times.
Anglesey is known as the “Mother of Wales”;: it is considered to be its centre.
Anglesey, in Welsh Ynys Mon, is derived from the Roman Mona –; hence Menai Strait.
www.philipcoppens.com /anglesey.html   (1802 words)

  
 Anglesey Môn Info Web - Contemporary, Historical and Prehistorical Anglesey
Anglesey is the largest island in England and Wales, yet has a relatively small population of approximately 75,000.
Anglesey is surrounded by sandy beaches and rocky coasts with caves, and the inland part of the island is for the most part agricultural.
Anglesey is the driest county in Wales, and has a prevailing south westerly wind.
www.anglesey.info   (722 words)

  
 Anglesey - Wikiscuba
Anglesey is an island in northwestern extremity of Wales, part of United Kingdom.
It is separated from the mainland by a narrow stretch of water known as the Menai Strait and is situated in the Irish Sea.
To the north of Anglesey are The Skerries and Liverpool Bay, where the most deep and adventurous diving is found.
www.wikiscuba.com /wiki/index.php/Anglesey   (246 words)

  
 Visit Anglesey - The tourist information & accommodation resource for the Isle of Anglesey
Anglesey is steeped in a rich archaeological and historical heritage.
It is unparalleled in its diversity of wildlife habitats from the great sea cliffs, estuaries, lagoons and dunes on the coast to the lakes, wetlands, heaths and richly mosaiced farmland of the interior.
Anglesey is known locally as Môn Mam Cymru the Mother of Wales, a reference to the historical role of the island as the bread-basket of Wales.
www.visitanglesey.com   (278 words)

  
 Alisa Anglesey - Film Director
In 1998 Anglesey won two CINE Awards: for "Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath" and for "The Good Samaritan." CINE recognizes the highest quality non-theatrical film and video productions throughout the country, awarding Golden Eagles to select films chosen from over one thousand entrants annually.
Anglesey, said the work is uncomfortable, either because of extreme weather conditions, hard chairs, long days or too much waiting.
Anglesey recounted one rare story of a woman who was an extra but got cast as a female lead.
www.ldsfilm.com /directors/Anglesey.html   (1175 words)

  
 Anglesey - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
ANGLESEY [Anglesey] or Anglesea, island and county (1985 est.
Anglesey is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the Romans in Britain.
Penmynydd, at the center of the island, was the home of Owen Tudor, founder of the house of Tudor.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-anglesey.html   (352 words)

  
 GO BRITANNIA! Wales: Sacred Places - The Island of Anglesey
Translated as "the apron of the giantess," it is located on the western side of the Island of Anglesey on the road (A4080) between Aberffraw (Aber Frow) and the village of Llanfaelog (Thlan Vye-log).
This is a cruciform passage grave, painstakingly excavated and restored: its five carved stones are among the finest of their kind ever found in Britain with their lozenges, chevrons, spirals and zig zag patterns.
On the northwest side of Anglesey, on the rocky summit of Holyhead Mountain, the ancient 17-acre hill fort of Caer y Twr (Kire Uh Toor), uses the precipices as its defenses.
www.britannia.com /celtic/wales/sacred/anglesey.html   (910 words)

  
 anglesey.htm
The Anglesey Papers comprise an Irish estate archive, mainly relating to Co. Louth, 1611, 1639 and 1660-1858, and the archive of the 1st Marquess of Anglesey as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1838-1829 and 1830-1833.
There are maps, surveys and valuations of all or parts of the Anglesey estate in Ireland, 1783-1858, including two sets of surveys made of all the estate in 1783-1784 and 1838, and notes, statements, valuations and accounts, 1840-1858, all in preparation for the sale of the estate in 1858.
In this heady atmosphere, Anglesey became a convert to Catholic Emancipation a little sooner than the Duke of Wellington, or rather a little sooner than the Duke of Wellington wished this to be avowed as government policy; and in consequence Anglesey was peremptorily recalled at the beginning of 1829.
www.proni.gov.uk /records/private/anglesey.htm   (1594 words)

  
 Anglesey, Wales
Anglesey was known as Mam Cymru ('Mother of Wales') during the middle ages because its fertile fields formed the breadbasket for the north of Wales.
The town of Holyhead is the main ferry port for travel across the Irish Sea to Dublin and Llangefni, in the centre of the island, is the county town.
Anglesey also has the village with the longest place name in Britain: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (click here to hear it pronounced).
www.anglesey-history.co.uk   (377 words)

  
 Gwefan Treftadaeth Môn - Anglesey Heritage Website
As well as the visible remains of Anglesey's past, a rich seam of myths and traditions have been handed down over the years.
The Oriel is a show place for local artists and craftspeople, it is also an fascinating museum illustrating the island's history, culture and wildlife, and a venue where folk from all over the island come to enjoy their heritage.
Isle of Anglesey Coastal PathWrecks, Rescues, Smugglers and the SeaCharles Tunnicliffe 1901 - 1979Seiriol and Cybi
www.angleseyheritage.org   (214 words)

  
 UKBookworld.com old, rare and out-of-print book database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Pages: 245 : Explores the contribution made by the civilian soldiers of Anglesey and Caernarfonshire to national defence over a period of 150 years and clarifies the role and terms of service of the various non-regular armed bodies.
The Marquess of Anglesey was Colonel of the 7th Hussars from 1801 to 1842.
The Excavation of a Megalithic Chamber Tomb in Anglesey 1952 - 1953.
www.ukbookworld.com /cgi-bin/search.pl?s_i_keywords=Anglesey*   (620 words)

  
 Anglesey Genealogy
Prehistoric Anglesey : the archaeology of the island to the Roman conquest.
Anglesey 1900 : a picture of life at the turn of the 19th century as reflected through the pages of a local newspaper.
List of the persons entitled to be registered as parliamentary electors for the County of Anglesey, in respect of the inhabitant occupation of a dwelling-house, or of the occupation of any land or tenement of a clear yearly value of ten pounds.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/AGY   (3590 words)

  
 Coffee Shop Anglesey Sea Zoo Eating Out North Wales
Anglesey Pork and leek sausages served with mash and onion gravy.
A pint of shell on prawns served with a chunk of bread, pat of butter and a pot of mayonnaise.
'Anglesey's best toyshop' is stuffed to the gills with all kinds of treats from simply silly to educational, plus books, jewellery and local foods for the grown ups.
www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk /bistro.htm   (558 words)

  
 Anglesey Divers > Home
Anglesey Divers stock a large selection of quality dive equipment from the some of the world's leading manufacturers.
Anglesey Divers is unrivalled in diver training for quality of service, range of activities, and proximity to some of the most outstanding areas of natural beauty around the UK.
From those seeking guidance whilst taking their first exploratory breaths in a swimming pool, to those seeking instructor status, Anglesey Divers has the flexibility to meet the aspirations of all divers.
www.diveanglesey.co.uk   (371 words)

  
 Anglesey
More ships followed, the Banshee in 1884, another iron paddle steamer, and the Olga and the Anglesey in 1887/8 respectively.
At this time it is evident that the length of service of any given ship on the service was 20 years, so ships were continually being replaced by a more modern fleet.
The economic climate of post war Britain coupled with the division of Ireland left trade with Ireland at an all time low, and the Greenore passenger service ceased operation, and the cargo into North Wall Dublin was reduced.
www.anglesey.info /London_and_North_Western_Railways_Shipping_History.htm   (1282 words)

  
 Anglesey Marathon
There are still places available for the 2006 Anglesey Marathon, 10K and 5K Môn Mania races (Held on 24th September at the Mona Showground, Gwalchmai).
The Anglesey Marathon aims to provide fun and entertainment for all the family, In addition to the full 26.2-mile full marathon, 10K race and 5K Môn Mania race there are many other attractions at the Mona Showground to cater for all tastes.
We are pleased to announce that the three official charities for the 2006 Anglesey Marathon are Clic Sargent, the RNLI and the North West Cancer Research Fund Institute.
www.angleseymarathon.com   (315 words)

  
 Category:Anglesey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anglesey is an island off the north coast of Wales, one of the principal areas of Wales and also one of the traditional counties of Wales.
This category contains locations on, or related to Anglesey.
There are 6 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Anglesey   (90 words)

  
 Anglesey Things to Do Outdoor Activities Mountain Biking Walking Canoeing Sailing
The Isle of Anglesey is a Mecca for watersports enthusiasts, with a fabulous range of conditions - sheltered sandy bays, remote coves, calm or wild waters and smaller offshore islands.
The Anglesey Walking Festival is held every summer, with events for every level of ability all over the island.
One of the most important finds made by divers off the Isle of Anglesey is the Royal Mary.
www.goanglesey.com /activities   (551 words)

  
 Anglesey Arts Forum |
However, I will be displaying work in the Anglesey Arts Forum's Exhibition (8-23 April) in the Ucheldre Centre, where I will also be available on Thursday 20 April from 11am to 4pm to meet and talk to visitors.
Many of the artists who were showing at the Anglesey Art House are now showing in the Rhosneigr Village Hall which will be open daily 8-21 April from 1-4.30 pm except Monday 10, Thursday 13 and Sunday 16 April.
Would site users and potential visitors to Anglesey for the Arts Weeks please note that a small number of artists have had to make unforseen changes to their contact details and /or exhibition venues.
www.angleseyartsforum.org /en/node   (1151 words)

  
 Red squirrel conservation and grey squirrel management
Red squirrels are now one of the most endangered species in the UK, and Anglesey contains one of the key national populations.
It is hoped that Anglesey will be a haven for the red squirrel and that grey squirrels will eventually be eradicated.
The Friends of the Anglesey Red Squirrels is a community group set up to support the scientific work being carried out by Menter Môn and the Anglesey Red Squirrel Project.
www.redsquirrels.info   (156 words)

  
 Trearddur Bay, Anglesey - camping and caravan parks for statics, tourers and tents.
Trearddur Bay, Anglesey - camping and caravan parks for statics, tourers and tents.
This area of Anglesey is ideal for sea fishing and people wishing to fish can do so from the surrounding rocks and fresh bait is easily available from local suppliers on a daily basis.
There are numerous tourist attractions on the Isle of Anglesey to be visited on your holiday including South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey Sea Zoo, Beaumaris Castle, Henblas Park, and many historical Celtic monuments.
www.caravan-park-anglesey.co.uk /anglesey.html   (526 words)

  
 Anglesey Outdoors Adventure maps and directions
Anglesey Adventures is located approx 2Km from the main A55 Holyhead exit.
Anglesey Adventures is situated on the left hand side.
Turn into the driveway immediately after the left hand junction, follow the track past the camping field to the centre.
www.angleseyoutdoors.com /map.php   (73 words)

  
 Circuit Driver - Angelsey circuit information
One of the newest circuits on the scene Anglesey is now it's fourth year of active use.
The approach is fast and downhill before swinging right and taking a sudden lunge skyward.
Anglesey circuit is on the isle of Anglesey.
www.circuitdriver.com /guides/anglesey.asp   (260 words)

  
 An Anglesey Guesthouse, choose your best holiday base
A guesthouse stay can be a great way of making the most of your Anglesey vacation.
When you stay in an Anglesey guesthouse you can look forward to a full Welsh breakfast to set you up for the rest of the day.
It was a former coaching house on Anglesey and a staging post on the way to Ireland.
www.anglesey-today.com /guesthouse.html   (459 words)

  
 Anglesey Sea Zoo Family Tourist Attractions Tourism North Wales
The Anglesey Sea Zoo is Wales largest marine aquarium, nestling on the shores of the Menai Strait.
With over 50 species, the Sea Zoo has re-created the habitats of the fauna and flora found around Anglesey and the North Wales coastline.
From the intricacy and complexity of the invertebrates in the Bone Free Zone, your tour takes you through a Shipwreck, a walkover the Shark Pool and then on to the wonders of the Open Ocean.
www.angleseyseazoo.co.uk   (341 words)

  
 Anglesey Homes
Anglesey Homes specialise in creating outstanding quality homes from both conversions and new builds.
Bodafon Country Estate is a stunning collection of five converted homes built in stone in the heart of Anglesey's countryside.
Set on the the coast of Red Wharf Bay, The Quay is a development of eight magnificent townhouses with breathtaking sea views.
www.angleseyhomes.com   (187 words)

  
 Motorcycle Training in Anglesey North Wales
Enjoy the incredible scenery while you improve your riding skills on some of the most enjoyable roads you could wish for...
Welcome to Anglesey Motorcycle Training, the premier school in North Wales for motorcycle training, from beginner to advanced, we provide for all levels of experience and skills, 7 days a week.
Anglesey is one of the few areas of the United Kingdom which is left largely unspoilt by the modern day lifestyle and high population, which causes the gridlocks on our roads.
www.angleseymotorcycletraining.co.uk /index.html   (251 words)

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