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Tacla Taid Transport and
Agricultural Museum

Newborough, Anglesey

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Tacla Taid, is the Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum. It is the largest of its kind in Wales featuring displays of over 60 classic vehicles from the 1920's onwards. This includes 25 classic cars from 1925-1968, 22 motorbikes including a rare Royal Enfield Sports (one of only 6 in the world), commercial lorries and farm vehicles such as tractors from 1940's-1960's as well as static engines .

Here you can be transported back in time, with the vehicles on show, part of a private collection, on display in a purpose-built building, set in a replica of a 1940's cobbled village street, which includes two houses, a garage and a shop, with a window displaying old merchandise.

Some of the cars on display include:

  • Morris Eight

  • Ford Zodiac Mk3

  • Hillman Minx

  • A35

  • Morris Minivan

  • Humber Super Snipe

  • Rover P5 'cyclops'

  • Jaguar S-Type

  • Austin Big Seven

  • Vauxhall 12hp

  • a pair of Jowetts

  • collection of RS Escorts

Some of the Commercial Vehicles include:

  • A collection of Ferguson (Fergie) tractors.

  • 1960 Crommer Superpoise (Army lorry).

  • Ex-Army Albion heavy tractor that saw action in World War II (one of just 9 in the world).

The walls are decorated with old enamel garage signs, and related automobilia.

Apparently Tacla Taid means 'Grandad's Gear'.  Photo at Eric Jones

Location: Tacla Taid Transport and Agricultural Museum, Newborough, Anglesey

Grid Reference: SH432666 Ceremonial County: Anglesey

Map Link: Multimap

Aerial photo: Multimap

Getting there: Just outside Newborough, on the B4421 towards Llangaffo.

Other Useful Websites: Visit Anglesey    Attractions North Wales
Email: taclataid@amserve.com
Address: Tacla Taid Transport and Agriculture Museum, Tyddyn Pwrpas, Newborough
Postcode: LL61 6TN Telephone: 01248 440344
Opening Times: Easter to end of October 11am-4.30pm daily


Nearby Locations: Llanddwyn Island Lighthouses Castell Bryn Gwyn

Barclodiad y Gawres Burial Chamber   Bryn Gwyn Standing Stones

Other Location Pages:
Other Relevant Pages: Anglesey Attractions    Anglesey Attractions Map

Notes: cafe and play area for children







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By: Tracey Park Section: Transport Key:
Page Ref: Tacla_Taid Topic: Automobiles Last Updated: 07/2010


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