Holyhead attractions

Holyhead attractions

HolyheadHolyhead lies in the northwestern county of Gwynedd in North Wales, an area bordered by the Irish Sea with a beautiful coastline and the stunning Snowdonia National Park at its heartland. It is a region of craggy mountains with lakes, rivers and waterfalls, dense forests and miles of golden sandy beaches. It is a large county though sparsely populated and has numerous visitor attractions with Portmeirion village, the film set for The Prisoner, Mount Snowdon the highest mountain in England and Wales and the Talyllyn Railway. photos left and right: Holyhead

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Attractions Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey LL61 6DQ. Tel: 01248 714795. Home of the Marquess of Anglesey, with spectacular views over the Menai Srait to Snowdonia. One of the UK's finest mansion house settings with the largest collection of Rex Whistler works. Large gardens, woodland walks and a marine walk along the Menai Straits. National Trust. Charges apply. www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 18 miles east of Holyhead.

Plas Newydd

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Attractions South Stack Cliffs, Nearest town: Holyhead, Anglesey Tel: 01407 764973. The South Stack RSPB reserve comprises of two large areas of heathland, offshore stacks and caves and two blocks of farmland. A wide variety of birds and other flora and fauna can be seen, with the best time to visit being spring and summer. Opening times - The RSPB reserve is open year round; Ellins Tower, the RSPB visitor centre, is open from Easter to mid-September.About 2 miles west of Holyhead.
South Stack Cliffs

Beaumaris CastleAttractionsBeaumaris Castle, Anglesey. Tel: 01248 810361. Beaumaris is the great unfinished masterpiece. Started in 1295, it was the last of the massive Edwardian fortresses of the 13th century to be built in North Wales, but money ran out before the fortifications reached reached their full height. It is still regarded as the finest Welsh castle. It is the most technically perfect castle in Britain, with a symmetrical concentric "walls within walls" design that was state-of-the-art for the 13th century. www.beaumaris.com. About 20 miles east of Holyhead.

Beaumaris Castle

Attractions Henblas Country Park, Bodorgan, Isle of Anglesey LL62 5DL.
Tel: 01407 840440. This country park is situated in the heart of Anglesey and offers families an insight into the workings of a farm. There are sheep shearing and sheepdog demonstrations, as well as the opportunity to help feed lambs at Easter. There is also falconry, a duck display and stable block and both indoor and outdoor children's play areas..
About 14 miles east of Holyhead.

Henblas Country Park

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