Outdoor Alternative, Cerrig-yr-Adar, Rhoscolyn, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 2NQ
Wonderfully situated at the south end of Holy Island, Anglesey, in a 7 acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and 300m from a beach. The Centre is an excellent base for so much in the outdoors and is immediately adjacent to the Anglesey Coastal Path – good walking on a varied and accessible coast. All around there are prehistoric remains, spectacular geology, a wide range of habitats and species of marine life and plants, and excellent bird watching opportunities. For kayakers there are classic sea tours, overfalls, playwaves, surf and rockhopping. Climbers have Gogarth nearby and Rhoscolyn offering all grades in an attractive setting. Divers can beach launch for wrecks and fish. The Centre has two self-contained units and camping with toilets and showers. Careful energy use is encouraged, with composting and recycling. Nearby Holyhead has rail links and ferries to Ireland. Walking distance to pub.This accommodation is featured on our map of Snowdonia and North Wales and here is its own website.
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GR SH 278 752. From A5 traffic lights at Y Fali/Valley take B4545 Trearddur. After 2km at Four Mile Bridge fork left at sign to Rhoscolyn 2miles. After 2km sharp left at camping symbols. After 800m fork right at large white gatepost.
Trains at Holyhead (10km) (London direct 4.5 hrs) or Valley (5km). National Express at Valley (6km). Bus 23/25 Holyhead – Rhoscolyn (1km) or 4/44 Holyhead – Four Mile Bridge (3km). Ferry: Holyhead – Dublin or Dun Laoghaire.
This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, is a Green Business Award Winner, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Hostels with Camping map, the Wales Coast Path and the Lon Las Cymru.
News & Offers
On the Isle of Anglesey on the North Wales Coast
Due to a cancellation we now have availability for groups of up to 41 people on the weekend of 22-24th June in our 4 star bunkhouse 300m from the sea on the stunning Anglesey coast. Enquire for more details.
Outdoor Alternative take sustainable tourism seriously and their banks of solar panels have generated over 45,000 kWh of electricity in the last 6 years, saving more than 30 tonnes of carbon from being released into the atmosphere. We also heat the hot water used in the bunkhouses using solar heating panels which contributes a further 5500 kWh to water heating. There is also a composting toilet for campers to save on water usage and plans are underway for an additional solar system to heat water for campers showers in 2017. No wonder Outdoor Alternative is a Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Award holder.
Special Offer for small groups mid-week this Spring and Autumn.
If you haven’t yet walked Anglesey’s coastline, you are missing out! Why not take advantage of our special offer and bring your walking group or friends and family to give it a go. With stunning views and a wide variety of scenery from dramatic rocky cliffs to secluded sandy coves, Anglesey’s coast is a mecca for walkers and outdoor lovers.
Our 4* bunkhouse-style accommodation is just a stone’s throw from the coastal path and the beautiful Borthwen beach in Rhoscolyn. At our family-run gold award winning accommodation we provide a warm welcome to groups with an interest in the outdoors.
We are offering mid-week deals for Spring and Autumn 2018 for groups of 8 or more people.
Spring and Autumn are fantastic times to visit Anglesey where we have above average sunshine thanks to our coastal location. We have walks from the door, sea kayaking the rugged coastline from our local Borthwen beach and stunning Snowdonia just 45 minutes away. Morwennol is fully heated with constant hot water with a cosy upstairs lounge for small groups to enjoy a relaxing evening.
The cost is just £20 per person per night, and groups of 8 or more can have exclusive use of our bunkhouse. After a great day in the outdoors if you would like a warming one pot meal and pud prepared for you just let us know. For example Welsh Black beef Pepperpot followed by Pear and Ginger crumble – £9. Please get in touch if you would like to book or for any further information.
Last chance: why not book a Spring break by the sea on the beautiful Anglesey coastline? Prices from £22 per person per night. Family rooms from £75.
Weekend availability: 20th and 27th April and 11th May.
Mid-week availability: March and 30th April, 7th May
Outdoor Alternative provides group accommodation on the superb Anglesey coastline.
We are just five minutes walk to the sandy beach at Borthwen and a stones throw from the Anglesey coastal path. Used by families and friends, outdoor groups, schools and universities, we provide comfortable year-round group accommodation for 12 to 45 people in 2 adjacent buildings. Smaller groups and families can be accommodated as late bookings.
Rhoscolyn is a superb location for walking, kayaking, climbing and sailing, bird watching and family beach holidays. We are also ideally placed for field studies and school trips.
Stay in our 4 star family-run green tourism gold award winning accommodation – a relaxed and informal base for you to explore the local area.