Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

How was your Easter? We spent our Easter weekend in Anglesey. We are fortunate to be able to visit Anglesey a few times a year since my in-laws have a caravan there. It’s such a lovely part of the country and perfect for families. We travelled down Friday morning and unfortunately, the weather was not good so we spent most of the afternoon in the caravan. I did take a quick walk to the beach with E in the pushchair when she was fighting nap time. Even in the drizzle, it was nice to get out.

On Saturday, we went to Plas Newydd to do the Easter egg hunt. The weather was dry at least, sunny but quite cold. We enjoyed finding the clues, playing in the park and discovering a tree house.Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter Sunday was very wet. We had an indoor egg hunt in the morning. We did manage to spot a break in the rain so we walked down to the beach again. I took F for a splash in the sea in our wellies. She loved it but unfortunately, the drizzle restarted so we headed back to the caravan. We got drenched on the walk back as the drizzle changed to a full on downpour.

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

There was no rain on Monday so we enjoyed another short walk at a local country park. We saw baby ducks, hunted for the Gruffalo in the woods and climbed a “mountain” (ok so it was a hill but to F it was a mountain). When it all got a bit much for F’s little legs, her daddy was there to carry her back to the car.

Easter weekend in Anglesey
Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

Easter weekend in Anglesey

I think E is going to be an outdoor lover too. She smiled and giggled away whenever we were outside. She’s become so interactive this last week and demands attention. She giggles and claps at anyone who looks at her. She even did her longest sleep in months on Sunday evening. Unfortunately it was a one-off but still, it gives us hope.

All too soon it was time to drive home but even with the mixed weather we had a lovely weekend and had lots of outdoor fun. F was not happy to leave and declared she was staying in the caravan forever!

If you are looking for family-friendly activities in Anglesey I have just the post for you.

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  1. April 20, 2017 / 6:53 am

    Oh wow gorgeous photos and you are so lucky to be able to visit there often! I’ve never been but it looks stunning. I’m glad you had a lovely weekend despite the weather. I’ve just bought those butterfly coats for both my girls for next winter, I’m pleased to see how lovely it looks!

    • Claire
      April 20, 2017 / 6:41 pm

      It is gorgeous there. The coat is gorgeous. Your two will look lovely in them.

  2. April 22, 2017 / 7:19 am

    This looks like a lovely place to visit. Shame the weather wasn’t great but glad you managed to get outside and that your little girl loved it. Thanks for sharing #countrykids

    • Claire
      April 22, 2017 / 8:40 am

      The weather could have been better but also a lot worse. We did make the most of it.

  3. April 22, 2017 / 8:35 am

    It looks like you had a fab getaway to Anglesey, it looks like a beautiful place to explore. I love F’s imagination, hunting for Gruffalo and climbing mountains sound like the perfect way to spend Easter Monday. It’s great that despite the rain you still managed to enjoy some wonderful adventures in the fresh air over the Easter Weekend.

    Thanks for linking up with me on #CountryKids.

  4. Claire
    April 22, 2017 / 8:43 am

    She’s at a lovely age for imaginative play. We did have some great outdoors adventures and it left us wanting more.

  5. April 22, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    Lovely photos! Such a lovely Easter you had. We only stayed where we are and had some beach walks this made me wish we went out more. #countrykids

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:17 pm

      Thank you. We did really enjoy it. Apart from the traffic home on Easter monday. Beach walks are lovely.

  6. April 22, 2017 / 4:04 pm

    Looks like a lovely place and even with the weather being a bit damp you made the most of the long weekend #countrykidsfun

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:18 pm

      We certainly did.

  7. April 22, 2017 / 6:52 pm

    I have never been to Angelsea – looks lovely though. Glad you all had a nice break your photos are fab – I especially like the one with all those ducklings 🙂

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:19 pm

      The ducklings were cute. Anglesey is beautiful.

  8. April 22, 2017 / 8:39 pm

    Some lovely photos and adventures. Shame one day had rain. #countrykids

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:19 pm

      It was a shame but it could have been worse.

  9. April 23, 2017 / 9:54 am

    Oh what a lovely place. I’m sorry the weather wasn’t kind to you for some of your stay. I have always wanted to go to Anglesey and your photos are fabulous and make me even more keen to visit. Thanks so much for joining in with #FamilyTravelTips

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:20 pm

      You really should visit sometime. It’s beautiful.

  10. April 23, 2017 / 8:52 pm

    What absolutely lovely photos! Nice to see that the weather didn’t spoil your break, little ones love the rain don’t they!? The beach looks beautiful even without the sunshine, but then I love a beach! #Countrykids

    • Claire
      April 23, 2017 / 9:21 pm

      I love beaches too. Yes my daughter seems to like the rain.

  11. April 24, 2017 / 4:44 pm

    Lots of fun despite the weather – love the ducklings! Your dd looks to be having a wonderful time #countrykids

    • Claire
      April 26, 2017 / 12:18 pm

      thanks. It is lovely.

  12. April 26, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    We’ve yet to have a caravan holiday. This sounds great and your photos are gorgeous. #CountryKids

  13. April 26, 2017 / 9:02 pm

    Sounds like a great weekend away and I love the little easter hunt. I know where you are coming from on sleep! I live in hope. #CountryKids

    • Claire
      May 2, 2017 / 7:09 pm

      It was a lovely weekend thanks.

  14. April 27, 2017 / 11:30 am

    I love Anglesey! My in-laws had a caravan there too (at Benllech) so we used to go with the dogs all the time. So sad they have just given it up – I would have loved to take the baby (and any future siblings) there for holidays like this. I suppose we still can, it will just cost a lot more sadly! x

    • Claire
      May 2, 2017 / 7:05 pm

      We are over the other side. I’ve not really been to Benllech. It is a lovely place for families

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