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Top Choice Castle in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Castle

Started in 1295, Beaumaris was the last of Edward I’s great castles of North Wales and today it's deservedly a World Heritage Site. With swans gliding on a water-filled moat and a perfect, symmetrical design, it’s w…
Top Choice Italian in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Tredici Italian Kitchen

Occupying an intimate 1st-floor dining room above a quality butcher and grocer, Tredici has brought a touch of the Mediterranean to wind-blown Anglesey. While some Welsh produce is used (local lamb cutlets are pan-f…
Church in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Penmon Priory

Penmon, 4 miles north of Beaumaris, is Anglesey at its most numinous. An early Celtic monastery was established here in the 6th century by St Seiriol; burnt in AD 971, its last relic is the basin of the holy well, t…
Historic Building in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Gaol

This fortress-like jail, built in the early 19th century, was modern for its time, with toilets in every cell and a treadmill water pump. However, that's not enough to dispel the gloom of the windowless punishment c…
Ice Cream in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Red Boat Ice Cream Parlour

This popular parlour whips up authentic Italian gelato in a range of flavours, from the exotic (strawberry, mascarpone and balsamic vinegar) to the extremely Welsh (bara brith, a rich, fruit tea-loaf). It's so popul…
European in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Bishopsgate Restaurant

The formal restaurant at Bishopsgate House serves well-executed, hearty pan-European dishes such as toasted goat's cheese on beetroot salad and roasted hake with chorizo crumb and red pesto cream. Get in before 7pm …
Historic Building in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

Beaumaris Courthouse

The Beaumaris Court, opposite the castle, was an instrument of justice dispensed by the English between 1614 and 1971, with Welsh-speaking defendants at a distinct disadvantage as the proceedings were held in Englis…
Pub in Beaumaris (Biwmares)

George & Dragon

For over 600 years drinkers have been sipping their ales within these walls and beneath these low ceilings. Join this venerable throng and while you're at it, keep an eye out for the horse brasses and 400-year-old w…