Welcome to Anglesey / Ynys Môn, the home of GeoMôn, a unique island geopark.
Anglesey is a very popular holiday destination with such spectacular geology that it has been recognised by UNESCO as a global geopark; you can see rocks accumulated over 1,800 million years of earth history; find more than 100 rock types; find some wonderful fossils – Anglesey is the home of the earliest inhabitants of the UK, the world famous stromatolites which lived here over 860 million years ago. You will be amazed at the variety of colours, textures, shapes and rock types that create such beautiful coastal scenery. Main photo shows Llanddwyn Island, a stunning location for geology ,scenery and home to Santes Dwynwen, Welsh patron saint of lovers. Photo left shows a group of students examining part of the Carboniferous sequence at Red Wharf Bay.
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