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This place is amazing and off the beaten track. It’s one of my, and my dogs 🐕, favourite short walks and it truly is a beautiful place with stunning views of the Menai Strait and bridges and Church island itself. A short walk through the...More
This beautiful little island with it's historical church built in the 15th century is a great place to come and see the superb views up and down the Menai Straits if you climb the steps to the top of the memorial. The great Welsh poet...More
There is a lot of history in this particular area, from the 'Belgian promenade' which was built by refugees from German-occupied Mechelen in Belguim, and who stayed in Menai Bridge. To the tiny church island which is well worth a visit.
You can walk to...More
What a beautiful place. My father was from Anglesey and I had never been to this lovely place just below the bridge.
You walk across a stone walkway from the land to this little island. The church is old and so beautiful, it's not big...More
When in Menai Bridge, I made the effort to wander through the woods behind Waitrose supermarket, to try and find this hidden gem. Across a causeway slightly smelly with estuarine mud, the island itself made for a lovely peaceful walk round the graveyard, a contemplative...More
Response from Fleur342015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park, there is a waitrose car park - do not park there. Just a little further along - a matter of yards, there is a car park it is not free but not expensive. Then you are at the top of the path leading down... More
There is a car park, there is a waitrose car park - do not park there. Just a little further along - a matter of yards, there is a car park it is not free but not expensive. Then you are at the top of the path leading down to the Church. Enjoy your stay on Anglesey and I hope the weather is kind.
Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
The yew tree is almost certainly over 1000 years old but that is not uncommon in Churchyards. Yews were planted in circular groves by the Druids around their Sacred Places and early Christians built Churches on these sites... More
The yew tree is almost certainly over 1000 years old but that is not uncommon in Churchyards. Yews were planted in circular groves by the Druids around their Sacred Places and early Christians built Churches on these sites in order to supplant the Old Ways with the New Faith . As indeed old Festivals like Samain were replaced with 'new' Festivals like All Hallows'. It's entirely possible that the Yew was there when
St Tysillio turned up 1300 years ago