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Holyhead [1] is a small port town in north-west Wales, with high-speed ferries to the Dublin area.

Get in[edit]

By rail[edit]

Holyhead is the end of the rail lines through northern Wales.

By boat[edit]

  • Irish Ferries [2] sail from Dublin.
  • Stena Line [3] sails from Dún Laoghaire (Co. Dublin) (about 8 km south of Dublin city centre).
  • You can compare Holyhead ferries to Ireland by route, operator and time using the comparison egine.

Get around[edit]

The 'centre' of Holyhead is quite small and easily walkable. Everything is about 5-10min from the bridge which connects Holyhead's main streets to the ferry terminal.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Roman Fort/St Cybi Church. The ruins of an old Roman Fort are a 5min walk from the ferry/train station in Holyhead. On top of these ruins is built St Cybi Church. From there you also have a view of the harbour. free.  edit

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Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Internet Cafe. Pretty good Full English breakfast.  edit
  • Jimbo's Ice Cream Parlour, Market St. Small ice cream parlour very close to the bridge to the ferry terminal.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Kings Arms, 2 Marine Sq, Holyhead LL65 1DG, 01407 762273.  edit
  • The George, Market St, Holyhead LL65 1UL, 01407 762005.  edit
  • The Skerries. A small bar with a small selection of drinks. There are TVs to watch games and a couple game machines in the back.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

There is a Travelodge close to the Railway / Ferry Station.

Also the Boathouse Hotel on the seafront ( Taxi ride ), plus numerous Bed and Breakfast's close to the centre of town.

Get out[edit]

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