Living in Trearddur Bay

News at Dafydd Hardy | 17/06/2023

Living in Trearddur Bay offers a unique experience, as it is a small coastal village that combines the beauty of nature with a close-knit community atmosphere. It offers a quieter and more peaceful lifestyle compared to larger towns or cities and the slower pace of life can be appealing for those seeking a retreat from the hustle and bustle. Whether it's for a morning stroll on the beach or an afternoon hike along the coastal path, residents can enjoy the tranquillity of living by the sea, listening to the sounds of waves crashing and seabirds chirping.

While Trearddur Bay is a small village, it still offers essential amenities and services for daily needs. There are local convenience shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs where residents can find necessities or enjoy a meal out. For more extensive shopping or professional services, the nearby town of Holyhead provides additional options such as large supermarkets and retail chains.

The village does not have its own primary or secondary schools within its immediate vicinity, however, there are several schools located in nearby towns and villages that serve the educational needs of students living in Trearddur Bay within a reasonable commuting distance.

Ysgol Kingsland and Ysgol Llaingoch located in Holyhead are primary schools that provide education for students from the ages of 3 to 11. They offer Welsh-medium and English/Welsh education and focus on providing a nurturing learning environment. For secondary education, Holyhead High School serves students from the ages of 11 to 18. It is the main secondary school in the area and provides a comprehensive curriculum, including both academic and vocational subjects.

The local economy is heavily influenced by tourism, with a focus on hospitality, leisure, and related industries. During the peak tourist season, there may be seasonal employment opportunities in hotels, guesthouses, restaurants, and shops to cater to the influx of visitors. However, for more diverse and year-round employment options, residents of Trearddur Bay often commute to nearby towns and larger urban centres within Anglesey or even mainland Wales. Easy access to the A55 dual carriageway makes commuting for work easy.

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