Welcome to Outdoor Alternative

Spring Beach Clean - 27th April at 11am We will be hosting a beach clean along the coastline near Outdoor Alternative on 27th April, why not come along and give us a hand - a free night's camping and light refreshments for everyone who helps out. Sign up on our Facebook page.

Outdoor Alternative's Environmental Activity Breaks- Environmental sustainability has always been at the heart of what we do at Outdoor Alternative. In 2014 we are working with local partners including North Wales Wildlife Trust, Nature-Bites and B-Active@Rhoscolyn providing Environmental Activity Breaks. Utilising our superb coastal location a range of environmental and outdoor activities are within walking distance. Contact us to plan your group's trip.

Spring & Summer 2014 LATE AVAILABILITY: we have one bunkhouse available for the weekend of 30th May-1st June, there is also still mid-week availability in July and August which are great times of the year for family beach and activity holidays. Go to our Availability Page to plan your holiday.

Walking the Anglesey Coastal Path - the Anglesey Coastal Path is one of Britain's most popular long distance walks. At 125 miles, mostly in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it offers a significant challege. Whether you complete it in one visit or over several trips it is well worth the attempt! We offer accommodation and assistance with route planning for walking groups, contact us for more information.

Weather and Tides at Outdoor Alternative

Local Tides (Wed, 23 Apr 2014)

04:50 BST High Tide (4.40m)

11:34 BST Low Tide (1.50m)

17:53 BST High Tide (4.20m)


Outdoor Alternative provides group accommodation in Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with direct access to a superb and varied coastline, Outdoor Alternative is ideally placed for visitors to participate in a wide range of interests.

Our 3 star quality group accommodation consists of two purpose-built, comfortable buildings. Excellent home-cooked food is available, or visitors can use our well-equipped self-catering facilities if they prefer.

Rhoscolyn offers tremendous scope for a wide range of outdoor activities including kayaking, climbing and subaqua as well as pursuits such as walking, bird watching, and family beach holidays. Activities are provided by BActive@Rhoscolyn. Visit our 'Activities' links to find out more.

We are ideally situated for field studies and school trips particularly for students with an interest in geology, biology, leisure studies, and geography.

photo montage of images of Anglesey