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Will Anglesey be your Valentine?

Will Anglesey be your Valentine?

Have you treated your four wheeled sweetheart this Valentines? No?

Get your diaries out and book off the 23rd of this month for an experience of a lifetime at one of Wales’ ultimate gems - Beautiful Ynys Mon, as they call it; a scenic island connected to the land of the Dragons by two bridges - the two strings to your heart.

Take life by the steering wheel and join us for another year on this remarkable trackday! Famous for its spectacular views, sports and unspoilt way of life, Anglesey is the perfect destination for a getaway ready for our season opening trackday on the 23rd February.

Don’t believe us? Take a look here at a flashback from last year’s trackday.

When is it? 23rd February 2019

Price: £170.00 (£190 for non-members)

Entry admits 1 x driver & 1 x vehicle

Not a BMW owner? Anyone can join in the fun and any model of car is welcome!

Passengers can pay on the day.

Don’t have the ‘need for speed’? Spectating is free of charge.

ARDS instruction included!

Have any more questions?

 FAQ: https://bmwcarclubgb.uk/news/all/2018/12/21/trackday_faq.html

Below are 10 interesting facts you may not have known about the island, found off the North-West coast of Wales.

  1. Anglesey is the largest island in Wales, with a total area of 276 square miles.

  1. The Menai Straight was carved by the Snowdonia glaciers during the last ice age – rocks that made Anglesey are unrelated to rocks of North Wales.

 

  1. Anglesey’s name is of Old Norse origin, deriving from either Onglisey (meaning Ongli’s island) or Ongullsey (meaning Hook Island). In Welsh, Anglesey is known as Ynys Mon.

 

  1. In the 10th century, the island was occupied by Viking raiders, before being taken over by the Normans during their invasion of Gwynedd.

 

  1. The island is also home to the village with the longest place name in Britain – Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch – which is abbreviated to Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG by the locals. The whole name means “The church of St. Mary in a hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and near St. Tysilio’s church by the red cave”.

 

  1. Anglesey is connected to mainland Wales by two bridges – the Britannia Bridge and the Menai Bridge, which was designed in 1826 by Thomas Telford.

 

  1. The vast majority of Anglesey’s residents speak Welsh – around 7 in 10.

 

  1. Famous faces that come from Anglesey include actress Naomi Watts, comedian Dawn French and founder of the rock band Motorhead, Ian ‘Lemmy’ Kilminster.

 

  1. The island has its very own coastal path, which goes all the way around the entire island. Measuring 200km long, the route takes around 12 days to complete.

 

10.Anglesey was also known as Mon, Mam Cymru, the Mother of Wales, because its fertile lands were considered capable of providing sufficient food for the whole of Wales.

 

Give your Bavarian Beauty the run it deserves.

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