Rhos Goch is a small village to the north of the Welsh island of Anglesey. Once a bustling community on the Anglesey Central Railway, it is now a peaceful rural community, surrounded by some of the island’s most spectacular scenery. Self-catering holidays in Rhos Goch are perfect for exploring Anglesey’s rugged coast and tranquil countryside. It lies less than 10 minutes from the coastal village of Almwch, a quaint harbour town, as well as several sweeping, sandy beaches. Approximately six miles from Rhos Goch lies Traeth Lligwy – a wide, sandy beach, where swimming, sunbathing, kite-surfing and windsurfing are popular.
After a day on the beach, there are several historic pubs and restaurants overlooking the sea nearby. Holiday cottages in Rhos Goch enjoy a unique position close to some of Anglesey’s most popular attractions. Parys Mountain Windmill, a listed building formerly used to pump water out of the mountain’s copper mine, is a short distance away.
For those with an interest in wildlife, Llyn Alaw, a reservoir and Site of Special Scientific Interest, attracts wintering birds such as northern shoveler, whopper swan and teal. Anglesey Hawking is less than a mile from Rhos Goch, where visitors can meet birds of prey in 1,200 acres of picturesque Welsh countryside. A 30-minute drive from your holiday cottage in Rhos Goch leads to South Stack Lighthouse. Built on the summit of a small island off the coast of Anglesey, this impressive structure was built in 1809 to warn ships of the treacherous rocks below. Today, visitors can climb to the top of the lighthouse for spectacular views over the coast.
Hikers can also explore the peaks of Snowdonia National Park, approximately 45 minutes from Rhos Goch. Home to the highest mountain in Wales, the park covers 823 square miles and offers opportunities for hiking, kayaking, swimming and even surfing at Surf Snowdonia.