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St Tysilio's Church

Church Island, Menai Bridge, Wales
+44 1248 717265
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Excellent place to sit & watch the world go by

Visit often with a picnic great views of both bridges & the staits, ideal for rock pooling with the... read more

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JDW788
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Worthing, United Kingdom
The island was peaceful and offered great views and thought-provoking moments.

When in Menai Bridge, I made the effort to wander through the woods behind Waitrose supermarket, to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick D
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“war memorial” (13 reviews)
“lovely walk” (11 reviews)
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Church Island, Menai Bridge, Wales
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+44 1248 717265
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"war memorial"
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"suspension bridge"
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"lovely walk"
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"britannia bridge"
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"highest point"
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"menai straits"
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"yew tree"
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"car park"
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"well worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"waitrose supermarket"
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"fantastic views"
in 6 reviews
"hidden gem"
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"unique location"
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"celtic cross"
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"pay and display"
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"peaceful place"
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"lovely place to visit"
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Reviewed today

Visit often with a picnic great views of both bridges & the staits, ideal for rock pooling with the children

Thank JDW788
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is next to Horseshoe Falls. Hidden parking and a path leads to the Falls. It is a living graveyard so careful as weeds are everywhere and so are holes.

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

beautiful place, peaceful and spiritual. plesae vist when on anglesey. church is open from May onwards

Thank James W
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

My family and I went for a late afternoon stroll from our hotel on Anglesey Island. We ended up at St Tysilio's Church on Church Island. It is a wonderful place close enough to walk to but far enough removed that when you cross the...More

Thank Aaron C
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Tiny little 7th century church tucked away on an island in the Menai Straits. Easy access via a causeway. We visited the island/area on the lookout for red squirrels. We didn't manage to see any but instead enjoyed the tranquillity of the island and the...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

We stumbled on this place by accident and so glad we did. The church was not open unfortunately which was a shame as the plack showed it was built in 1610. The cemetery was very moving with lots of heart wrenching verses on the stones...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

We came here on a windy autumn October day. It was so quiet and peaceful. The church is very old and it is lovely to see that it is still being maintained. Unfortunately it needs to be signposted from the town as when we asked...More

Thank Cath T
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

With my sister and brother-in-law we decided to walk here on a vey windy morning on Anglesey. Parking in the car park you walk down the paved road to St Tysilios Church, cross the causeway and on to the island, take time to walk around...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

A small church and war memorial located on an island near the Menai bridge.In the evening with the sun going down a reflective place for thinking

Thank Paul T
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Shazzam_01
April 4, 2018|
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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
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937annie
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Rachel T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, assuming you mean inside the church it is quite small. I would estimate twenty ish.
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Phyl B
October 31, 2016|
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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
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