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Cemaes Bay, Anglesey

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To the north of Anglesey, this sheltered spot provides views out across the Irish Sea but it can be vulnerable in northerly winds. Cemaes Bay is a small village on the northern tip of Anglesey.

Historically it was known for its boatbuilding heritage, but the village also housed a fishing fleet and the harbour was once a thriving port. Now it is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and it is partly owned by the National Trust.

Watch out for
Reef which extends from the western shore of Cemaes for half a cable.

Great for

A history lesson

Local tip
In the town you’ll find a shop, the Harbour Hotel and two pubs

Cemaes Bay Anglesey map | West coast and Wales | Top 25 Anchorages | Cruising guides | Motor Boats Monthly |

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