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Likely named to honour the grandson of Cunedda Wledig, the red robed Chief of Dragons and initial patriarch of the Gwynedd Royal Dynasty, Rhosneigr can be split into Rhos a common Welsh prefix meaning ‘moor’ or ‘moorland’ and Neigr, thought to refer to Yneigr, who – according stories of the early Gwynedd Kings – joined Cadwallon Lawhir to wrest control of Ynys Mon (Anglesey) from the Irish in the 6th Century.

However, it’s difficult to find records of the village of Rhosneigr prior to the mid-18th Century – at which point it was a small fishing village, though with an active band of wreckers that would lure ships onto the rocks at Starvation Island before looting their cargo.

This would all change in the early 20th Century, however, when it became a popular holiday destination for members of the Edwardian aristocracy. It’s from this era that many of the village’s notable buildings originate – including the locally famous, Grade 2 listed, Surf Point (otherwise known as Sausage Castle).

Located on the west of the Island, and famed for its reputation as a water sports and golfing hot spot, Rhosneigr continues to be a hugely popular tourist destination.

Rhosneigr Beaches

Two of the island's favourite beaches are located in Rhosneigr and, whether you’re looking to relax with a book, lie back and listen to the waves, take a walk or watch a glorious sunset, you’ll find few places like it.
The coastal path from Crigyll Bay to Aberffraw Bay on the island of Angelsey, North Wales

Traeth Crigyll

Traeth Crigyll, Rhosneigr's main beach is a beautiful expanse of golden sand and is ideally situated for days of family fun and adventure.

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The coastal path from Crigyll Bay to Aberffraw Bay on the island of Angelsey, North Wales

Traeth Llydan

Traeth Llydan, Rhosneigr's second beach is a rural expanse of golden sand and is perfect for days of family fun.

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Rhosneigr Adventure & Outdoors

Rhosneigr is a magnet for lovers of the sea, with a wealth of options for diving, swimming, surfing, kayaking and more. With nearby equipment rental and tuition, even beginners can have an adventure holiday in Rhosneigr.
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Rhosneigr Sports Club

Rhosneigr Sports Club aims to provide enjoyment, exercise and learning opportunities for local residents and visitors alike.

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Rhosneigr Water Sports

Rhosneigr's coast has plenty of options for visitors looking for fun on the water - with windsurfing, paddleboards and kayaks ready and waiting to give your holiday that little extra, but there are also plenty of opportunities for sea-swimming and diving.
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Rhosneigr Food & Drink

Rhosneigr has more than just great natural beauty, it also has a thriving food and drink industry that’s perfect for both locals and holidaymakers. From cafes, pub grub and takeaways to fine dining, there are options on the island for any occasion.
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Rhosneigr Fine Dining

Rhosneigr has more to offer than just its great natural beauty - it’s also lucky enough to have an amazing selection of restaurants, perfect for locals and holiday makers alike. On this page, you’ll find some of the best restaurants and fine dining on offer on Rhosneigr.
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Rhosneigr Pub Grub

Whether you're looking for fine wine or a cask ale with your meal, Rhosneigr has you covered. The island has developed a thriving food and drink scene that literally caters for all tastes and preferences. On this page, you’ll find some of the best gastro-pubs and traditional pub grub on offer on Rhosneigr.
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Rhosneigr Cafés & Bistros

Looking for a lite-bite after a busy morning or somewhere to relax and chat with coffee and a sweet treat? Rhosneigr has a fantastic selection of cafes and bistros fit for any occasion - and we've collected some of the best right here.
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Rhosneigr Takeaways

After a day of adventure on the sea or relaxing on the beach, sometimes you need an evening in. Rhosneigr has a wide variety of different global cuisines available for takeaway. To save you a little time - we've put together a selection of the best around.
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Rhosneigr Golf

Anglesey is a golfer's paradise, offering visitors the chance to test their skills against a wide variety of course types and conditions in a single holiday. Rhosneigr is especially lucky to have the island's only links course - a century old treasure set amid an area of superb natural beauty.
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Anglesey Golf Club, Rhosneigr

Anglesey's only links course, Anglesey Golf Club is a stunning par 68/70 set amid the dunes of Rhosneigr. Unmissable.

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Rhosneigr Attractions

Rhosneigr has plenty of options for visitors looking for a fun day out without hitting the beach. With nearby driving experiences available at Anglesey Circuit and plane spotting at RAF Valley.
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Driving Experiences

Practical and enjoyable circuit driving courses for all ages and walks of life - and any levels of driving aspiration.

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RAF Valley

Aviation enthusiasts of all ages will love the sights on offer at RAF Valley, home to No. 4 Flying Training School.

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Rhosneigr Culture & Heritage

Rhosneigr's beautiful landscape has more to offer than stunning views - there's plenty to check out for the history buff on holiday.

Rhosneigr War Memorial

Well worth visiting to spend a few minutes both enjoying the craftsmanship of the monument and in quiet reflection.

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Surf Point (Sausage Castle)

Built for a 20th century sausage magnate, the Grade II listed building is a 'folly' designed to resemble a sandcastle.

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Rhosneigr Shops & Rental Equipment

Whether you've simply left some equipment at home, or have been inspired to take up a new hobby, Rhosneigr has some great businesses that can help you with equipment hire and even tuition.

Gecko Surf

A family run business, Gecko offers a wide selection of sporting goods as well as water sport tuition.

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High quality water sports hardware and clothing, and highly skilled instructors to help everyone level up.

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Rhosneigr Property

Rhosneigr Property are unique in the village property market - where short notice viewings are often a must.

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Rhosneigr Library

Rhosneigr library is an excellent way to avoid filling your bags with books and, therefore, leave room for other essentials.

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The Pharmacy Rhosneigr

A fixture in village life for almost 100 years, The Pharmacy prides itself on friendly and professional customer service.

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Rhosneigr Walks & Wildlife

In addition to the bustling village, crystal clear waters and golden sands, Rhosneigr also has wildlife and walks worth tearing yourself away from the beach for.
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Llyn Maelog

A glorious place full of plant and animal life, Llyn Maelog makes for an incredible walk or place to contemplate nature.

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