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Things to do in Holyhead

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Discover the best attractions and activities that Holyhead has to offer

Holyhead in Wales is a fantastic tourist destination in the UK, with an array of attractions to visit and things to do throughout the year

While visiting the beautiful island of Anglesey, ensure you stop off at its largest town, Holyhead. Take in the area’s natural beauty at Penrhos Country Park, a nature reserve packed with various flora and fauna. Holyhead Breakwater Country Park sits on the site of an old stone quarry, now featuring a variety of walking trails.

Holyhead port offers much to see. For those interested in local history, the Holyhead Maritime Museum is an obvious choice. The venue offers to educate on shipwrecks, pirates, and air raid shelters from the Second World War. Holyhead Cinema also promises a fun-packed day out, with affordable admission, a café and a play area for the little ones.

End your day of adventure by choosing one of many fabulous places to eat in Holyhead, accounting for all tastes.

Never be short of things to do while staying at our excellent Holyhead accommodation with our handy guide.

  • Borth Wen

    Borth Wen

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    This little gem of sandy beach rests on the southern shores of Holy Island, bordered by dunes and rocky outcrops.

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  • Holyhead Mountain

    The highest mountain in Anglesey, Holyhead Mountain stands tall at 220 metres and boasts stunning coastal views from it’s summit.

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  • Penrhos Country Park

    Located near the stunning Beddmanarch Bay, this beautiful country park is a tranquil spot in which visitors can wander through majestic woodlands and past many varieties of flora and fauna.

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  • Porth Diana Feature

    Porth Diana Beach

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    Escape from the lively shores of Trearddur Bay at this lovely little cove, sheltered by headland and acting as a popular anchorage.

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  • Porth Trwyn

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    This tranquil beach just north of Holyhead boasts stretches of both sand and pebbles, and offers excellent rock-pooling conditions for the more inquisitive.

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  • South Stack Lighthouse and Nature Reserve

    Sat astride a tiny islet off Anglesey, South Stack Lighthouse was built in 1809 to warn ships from the dangerous rocks, it is now a popular tourist destination and one of the most photographed lighthouses in Wales.

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