Anglesey is one of the best places to come and have weekend stag parties if you love the great outdoors and adventure. There are some excellent outdoor activity providers here that run a whole bunch of activity experiences to tailor to your needs. There are many things to do on stag weekends on Anglesey, so much so that we had a bit of a job compiling them in all honesty. We have split it up into a few categories below. From paddle boarding, to cliff top camping to track day experiences, theres a lot to pack in.
Water sports is the flagship activity on the island of Anglesey and you will not be disappointed with activities such as Kayaking, Coasteering, Rib rides, Stand up paddle boarding, Surfing and kitesurfing. But activities are not just limited to water sports we. have some of the best climbing and hiking routes in the UK, as well as some of the best outdoor activity centres in the Europe with the likes of Zip world and Adventure Park Snowdonia setting up camp here, just off the island of Anglesey.
Anyhow enough chat, lets get down to it. I have separated the blog into Accommodation for stag weekends, activities for stag weekends and places to eat on your stag weekend. Plus there are some resources at the bottom of the blog for you, covering things like taxis, super markets and other local bits of info. All the maps in this article are screen captures, but you can click on them it will take you through to our google interactive maps
Accommodation Anglesey for stag weekends :
Glamping for stag weekends on Anglesey
There are a few quirky Glamping sites on Anglesey, some with amazing views. I haven’t been to all of them, so make sure you call up before and tell them you are a group of guys and give them plenty of notice to accommodate. Click on the map and go check the campsites out. Glamping for stag weekends on Anglesey is pretty good choice in summer, when the weather is good here. There are many new farms now getting yurts, Tipis and Glamping pods on Anglesey, which cater to various groups. We recently wrote a blog on Glamping in Snowdonia and Anglesey, see our blog here.
Locals Tip: Check out Anglesey outdoors in Porthdfarch in Holyhead, they are an outdoor centre and have Glamping pods, yurts and tepees.
See our complete guide to Glamping on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Camping for stag weekends on Anglesey
There are load of stunning campsites on Anglesey, some with amazing views. Some of the campsite are only ten minutes away from he local towns and villages for supplies. We have some of the best campsites in Wales with views and coastal locations to die for. Make sure you contact the campsites before turning up and tell them you are a group of guys, or you may get turned away on arrival. Click on the map and go check the campsites out. We have written a good blog on camping in north Wales and Cool camping north Wales have a look to see any that take your fancy.
Locals Tip: Check out campsites in Rhosneigr for a good mix of water sports activities, campsites, good food and drinks.
See our complete guide to campsites on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Hotels for stag weekends on Anglesey
If your looking to stay on a Hotel as a group, there a few here. It’s not a city style action spot, so you can’t expect city like choices, however there are some pretty lovely quirky, old and boutique hotels. There also a lot of the main stream style hotel like holiday in and travel lodge popping up too, plus some luxury spa hotles so you have a few options.
Locals Tip: Depending on your budget, Hotels such as the Travel Lodge or Premier inn Holyhead, could be a good choice as you are near to activity pursuits centres on the west coast of Anglesey.
See our complete guide to Hotels on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Activities for stag weekends on Anglesey :
See our complete guide to Activities on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Some of the top activity providers on anglesey are listed below ..
Gecko Rhosneigroffer great surf lessons in the Rhosneigr Bay Area.
Psyched Paddle boarding offer bespoke SUP courses on and off Anglesey.
Rib Ride offer Rib tours all around Anglesey of varying styles, they have a fleet of boats and one of the fastest, (if not the fastest) Commercial running rib in the world !
Funsport Rhosneigr offer some of the best windsurfing and kitesurfing tuition on Anglesey.
Anglesey Adventures offers coasteering, kayaking and other watersports activities locally here.
Anglesey outdoors offer an array of watersports activities such as coasteering,
kayaking and more.
Plas Menai offer sailing, windsurfing and other water craft training.
B-Activeoffer various water sports services
Trac mon or Anglesey circuitis the flagship race travel for cars and motorbikes
Gaia Adventures is one of the new up and coming companies which offer really cool cliff portaledge camping..
Zip world family Offer a range of the highest adventure related experiences in north Wales. They are the bench mark provider for north Wales. From the Zip lines at Bethesda and Dolgellau as well as Bounce below and Zip forest roller coaster.
The flagship inland lagoon surfing spot in north Wales, now turned indoor activities parc too..
Places to eat for stag weekends on Anglesey
Your spoilt for choice for eateries on Anglesey, there is somewhat of a food revolution going on in the last few years here and many new places have popped up. Depending on where your planing on staying, zoom in on the map and find some places near you. For stag dos in Anglesey your going to want to dine alfresco in the summer months so look for restaurants with decking outdoors, check out places like the White eagle in Rhoscolyn.
Eats on Anglesey
See our complete guide to cafes on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Cafes on Anglesey
See our complete guide to cafes on Anglesey, on an interactive map here
Great restaurants on Anglesey from a locals perspective:
Night life for stag weekends on Anglesey (and just off!)
See our complete guide to nights out, on an interactive map here
Towns highlighted on the map above, by description :
Caernarfon- A great night out, actually the best, head towards the local town square, cracking good laugh there. Weatherspoons, is always a good place to start.
Bangor- A good night out at a student university town, this is where I went to uni! Good night life overall and lots of student style bars.
Rhosneigr- A really cool chilled vibe at seaside town, few great little pubs there, the Sandy mount house is the place to be at the moment.
Holyhead- Used to be a great place, but has lost its edge past years! Still some old Irish pubs there, the Gleesons springs to mind.
Beaumaris- A lovely seaside town and great for a few pints in the old pubs on the front.
Menai bridge- Up and coming region for drinks on Anglesey, quite a few pubs which are all quite classy places
Beaches to relax on after big night out on Anglesey
There are some amazing beaches to visit on Anglesey, infact thats what Anglesey is renowned for. Take some now time after your stag weekend and go to the beach for some down time. Some of our favourites are Rhosneigr, Treaddur bay and Newborough, some of the best beaches in Wales, if not the UK.
See our complete guide to beaches here, on an interactive map
Some of the best beaches to choose from also see our beach guide here:
Rhosneigr – Fantastic town with a series of fish hook bays, great for windsurfing.
Trearddur bay – Small bay, but lovely little cove, can get busy. Great eatery called the Sea Shanty there.
Benllech – Clean white sand and lovely blue waters, nice busy town in the summer months. Lovely fish and chip shops there..
Red Wharf Bay- Same as Benllech, long sweeping bay backing onto Llanddnona beach. Great pub called the ship in on the shore.
Newbrough Beach- Famous stunning white sands and clean swimming waters, with a fantastic car park. There is a toll on the way down there, it costs £4 per car.
Alcohol Supplies- Head to Llangeffni to Lidl and Aldi and stock up there. Or at Holyhead (Lidl, Morrisons, Asda, Tesco)
BBQ Supplies – Head to Llangeffni to Lidl and Aldi and stock up there. Or at Holyhead (Lidl, Morrisons, Asda, Tesco)
Local taxis – See councils guide here
Fuel Stations – Tesco Bangor, straight off A55 best bet for convenience.
Group camping – Check out trip advisor for reviews for stag do’s
Night life hours of closing– Usually 12pm for bars, in Bangor and Caernarfon close at 2-3am.
Super Markets – Head to the centre of the island (Llangefni where Lidl and Aldi are next door to one another)
Train stations- Bangor, Rhosneigr and Valley
Airports- Anglesey Airport in Valley
Dublin / Ireland – Ferry from Holyhead daily (Top Tip: Look for Sail and Rail tickets if you coming from London )
Weather- XC weather
Editors note * DUE to Corvid 19 lockdown in the UK and Wales, a lot of the business have not or may not open for the 2020 season, so call up and check first hand before. They will no doubt be opening for the 2021 season though so get booking.
Tan Y Tro Nesaf / Until the next time,
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