Attractions in Menai Bridge

News at Dafydd Hardy | 09/11/2023

There are many activities for visitors and locals to enjoy at Menai Bridge. There are several historical and cultural attractions, as well as opportunities for outdoor recreation. Depending on the time of year, the town hosts many events such as food festivals, an annual raft race and a fair along with many others.

Whilst you can enjoy various dining and shopping experiences on the high street, here are a few activities to look at.

The Menai Suspension Bridge: The Menai Suspension Bridge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic bridges in Wales. Take a stroll, drive or cycle across this iconic bridge, marvelling at its engineering and enjoying panoramic views of the Menai Strait. You MUST visit this one whilst here.

Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens: Discover the enchanting Plas Cadnant Gardens, a beautiful country estate and hidden gem with stunning landscapes, waterfalls, and historical features. It's a peaceful retreat for nature lovers.

Rib Ride: A great way to experience the best of the Menai Strait and surrounding area. They are perfect for thrill-seekers and those who want to see the area differently. Rib rides typically last around an hour and take passengers past the Menai Suspension Bridge, the Britannia Bridge, and the Puffin Island Bird Sanctuary. Passengers also can see seals, dolphins, and other marine life.

Scenic Walks: The Belgian Promenade is one of the most popular here. Its walkway offers stunning views of the Menai Strait, Menai Suspension Bridge and across to Britannia Bridge. It is a popular spot for walking, cycling, and fishing.

Pili Palas: Looking for something to do with little ones? Pili Palas Nature World is a small zoo home to various animals, including birds, reptiles, and mammals. It has an outdoor park, shop, café and indoor soft play so you can spend hours keeping them entertained.

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