Holiday on Welsh private island goes viral on TikTok and stuns people around the world – Wales Online

This private Welsh island has gone viral after a visitor shared a video of his holiday there.

Ynys Castell has left people around the world speechless as the holiday-maker shares his video of his drive up the tidal carriageway, atmospherically lit driveway and then the amazing panoramic views on arrival. With blue skies all around and boats bobbing on the vibrant water, it could be a scene from Sardinia or the Balearic islands.

But the unique island is actually located between Anglesey and the mainland and has incredible views of the Menai Strait and Snowdonia. You can find 23 other secret hideaways in Wales you'll never want to leave here.

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The home sleeps up to 13 guests and is set in mature gardens with lawned areas, vantage seating spots, meandering paths and steps down to the water's edge and its very own slipway, North Wales Live reports. It is available to book through Menai Holidays.

You can watch the video here:

TikToker ___rta' shared the video and his clip has been seen by more than 456,000 people around the world and racked up nearly 55,000 likes, and thousands more comments and shares.

They then posted a second clip with extra footage from the island after so many people asked to see more from the incredible holiday let.

Other users took to the comment section to share their thoughts on the island.

I need the link, one user commented.

Oh my god I didnt know you could stay here, Ive always wanted to visit, another added.

One woman from Anglesey said: I have lived on Anglesey my whole life and I never knew you could drive on that island.

Tagging their friend, a third local said: How the hell do we live on Anglesey and NOT know about this?

Meanwhile, dozens of users likened the island's driveway, which is only visible during certain tide times, to hit horror movie starring Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, The Woman in Black. And others are wondering if it's big enough to hire as a wedding venue.

Eagle-eyed viewers may remember having seen it somewhere before, though. In Keeping Faith, the absolutely stunning location is where Cadi's dad lives and where Cadi and her two sisters were brought up after their mother died. You can find out more about that here.

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