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Anglesey sits off the North coast of Wales, in view of Snowdonia National Park and sports many nature reserves and wildlife attractions.

One of the biggest and best reserves on the island is a massive dune system called Newborough Warren.

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Anglesey - Visitor Guide

Address:

Newborough, Anglesey, Wales

Postcode

LL61 5

Telephone:

Warden - 01248 672500. CCW enquiry line - 0845 1306229. Treborth Botanic Gardens - 01248353398

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Red squirrel information

Leaflets and maps:Newborough, Anglesey
Ordnance Survey:Ordnance survey reference: SH 425 655
Key attraction:Red Squirrels, Ravens at Newborough Forest
Essential kit:Walking shoes. Bird guide or identification book.
Nature watching:

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plants such as Dune Pansies, Sea Spurge, and Sand Cat's-Tail grow alongside the marram grass.Rock pooling.

Bird watching. Herring Gulls, Oystercatchers, Lapwings, Curlew, Skylarks and Meadow Pipits. Ravens at Newborough Forest.

Facilities:

Food and drink in main towns.

Access:

Disabled access just off the main car park in Newborough forest, and also an accessible bird hide by Llyn Rhos-Ddu. The former has toilets, but the latter does not.

Getting there:

For Llanddwyn Island, either walk from Newborough village through the forest or drive to Newborough Forest (toll road) and park by the beach.

If coming from Llanfairpwll on the A4080, you pass the post office on your right.

Take the road on the left sign posted for Llys Rhosyr.

Llanddwyn Island is accessible on foot at low tide.

Follow the A4080 south of Anglesey into Newborough. Signs will lead you to Newborough Warren and Llanddwyn. There is a £2 fee charge to park at Llanddwyn car park.

Opening times:

Year round.

Charges:

Free public access

        
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