Location: Penmynydd Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, LL59 5RP
Hours: Open daily 10am - 5.30pm
Price: 2 Adults + 2 Children / 1 Adult + 3 Children - £29.95
Pili Palas is a farm/animal family attraction which is located in Anglesey. We were based in Bangor so this was a short 15-minute drive for us, simply crossing the Menai Strait and you're pretty much there.
To describe it I'd call it a secret gem, we might have gone at a quiet time but it's really worth a visit and we loved it. We got there at 10 am so for the first 15 minutes we pretty much had the place to ourselves.
The first thing you go into when you arrive is the amazing butterfly house. Without exaggerating it' s possibly the best one we've been to. There were so many different ones floating around, from small ones to giant ones. It was so humid in there that getting good photos was a tricky thing. We probably could have spend hours in there.
As you leave the butterfly house you get to the pets and farm animals part, so rabbits, guinea pigs, pigs, and goats. The girls love this part and we timed it perfectly that they could stroke and hold one of the rabbits.
Pili Palas isn't the biggest place in the World but they have used the space well and you never feel too squeezed in. To keep the children entertained they also have a few play areas, the first is an outdoor adventure one with zip wire and an obstacle course. When we found that one we were the only ones there but it did get busier around lunch time.
During the course of the day, they have time slots where they give you the opportunity of holding different animals. Just after lunchtime the girls had the chance to hold a snake and then a little later see a lizard up close.
The place is kind of split into two halves, one with lots of animals and then the second has lots of play areas, one a big indoor soft play area which also has a little cafe serving sandwiches and drinks which is where we had lunch. I don't think many people knew that was there as it was quiet and the main cafe seemed really busy.
This was a wonderful place to visit and we only found out about this place from one of the leaflets in the hotel we stayed at.
For the latest news and prices please visit the Pili Palas website.