Holyhead is the largest town on the pretty Isle of Anglesey on the north-west coast of Wales and it is also a busy ferry port. The town has a bustling centre full of shops, restaurants and cafes as well as some interesting historical attractions. Not only is there a wealth of activities in the area such as fishing and golf, but the town is also the ideal place to get a ferry over to Dublin for a great day out on the Emerald Isle.
Why visit Holyhead?
The town is the perfect base to explore the Island of Anglesey as well as Caernarfon with its amazing castle just across the water. While the town is busy enough to keep you occupied, you are also on the doorstep of some lovely beaches and a great coastal path.
Things to do in Holyhead:
History lovers can head to a number of historic and prehistoric sites nearby, including burial chambers and the church in the sea at Porth Cwyfan. Pop into the maritime museum or take a bracing walk down to South Stack Lighthouse. Don’t forget golf, fishing and sailing.
Why stay in a Holyhead cottage?
Our collection of cottages in Holyhead offer the perfect spot to relax after exploring the beautiful Island of Anglesey. Whatever you are looking for, from celebrating in a family-friendly property to a cottage with just the dog, we will have something for you.
Three must see things in Holyhead:
- Pop into the Maritime Museum where you can learn about the shipwrecks that have taken place in the area, reputedly over a hundred!
- Visit the church in the sea at Porth Cwyfan and the historical site of Llys Rhosyr.
- Walk down to South Stack Lighthouse, but beware, it isn’t for the faint-hearted.