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Travelling around Holyhead

Travelling around Holyhead

The largest town in the Isle of Anglesey county, Holyhead is a wonderful place to visit, steeped in hundreds of years of history, and filled with more things to do than you can imagine.

A major port on the Irish Sea, it’s a popular holiday destination for people living around the UK. Interestingly, Holyhead is actually separated from Anglesey by the Cymyran Strait and can be found on Holy Island.

Getting around Holyhead is very straightforward, as it’s well connected by road, rail and ferry links. Our Arriva bus services run to a number of places, connecting you to areas such as Talwrn, Bangor and Upper Bangor.

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Getting out and enjoying the great outdoors is the best thing to do when visiting this town. Take a walk and explore everything the coastal area has to offer. Down at Breakwater Country Park, you’ll find some of the best walks around. Here you can enjoy stunning rocky views, look out for interesting wildlife, like peregrine falcons, go walking over Holyhead Mountain and South Stack, or relax and fish at Llyn Llwynog.

If you’re looking for somewhere to eat and drink, you’ll find a wide selection of pubs and restaurants. These serve up a whole manner of different food to keep you happy. Meanwhile, those that love to shop will find the perfect blend of everyday retailers and independent shops to browse.

The town centre is home to the historical St Cybi’s Church. Founded in 550AD, it stands on the site of an old Roman fort, surrounded by the original fort wall.