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Attractions up to 1 hour from Holyhead Port

5-10 Minutes from Port

 

 
  • South Stack
    (Allow 1 hour)
    South Stack Lighthouse is only five minutes from Holyhead
    Port. Get fit by walking down 400 steps to see the geology
    of the surrounding vertical cliff faces. Then visit the
    exhibition on the lighthouse and the engine room.
    +44 (0)140 776 3207 / (0)124 872 4444
    www.visitanglesey.co.uk/things-to-do/activities/south-stack-lighthouse/
  • Llynnon
    (Allow 1 hour)
    Llynnon Mill is the only working windmill left inWales. It's an
    agricultural museum producing stone-ground whole meal
    flour for sale using organic wheat. See the recreation of two
    prehistoric roundhouses. Attend a craft workshop over a
    traditionalWelsh tea.
    +44 (0)140 773 0797 / (0)124 872 4444
    www.visitanglesey.co.uk/things-to-do/activities/llynnon
 
 
  • Plas Newydd
    (Allow 2 hours)
    Built in the 18th Century, Plas Newydd is one of the UK's
    finest mansion houses and home of the Marquess of
    Anglesey. It holds the largest collection of RexWhistler’s
    works, has a military museum with relics from the Battle of
    Waterloo, fine gardens, boat trips, woodland and marine
    walks along the Strait.
    +44 (0)124 871 5272
    plasnewydd@nationaltrust.org.uk
    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/plas-newydd-house-and-gardens
  • Beaumaris Castle
    (Allow 2 hours)
    Beaumaris Castle is a great unfinished masterpiece, built by
    the English monarch, Edward 1st. Beaumaris Castle is an
    awesome sight and is regarded as one of the finest of
    Edwardian castles inWales. This castle is aWorld Heritage
    Site attraction.
    +44(0)124 881 0361
    www.cadw.gov.wales/daysout/beaumaris-castle/
 

 

 

45 minutes from Port

 

 
  • Caernarfon Castle
    (Allow 2 hours)
    Mighty Caernarfon is possibly the most famous of Wales's castles. Built by Edward 1st, work began in 1283 as the
    definitive chapter in his conquest of Wales, Caernarfon was constructed not only as a military stronghold but also as a
    seat of government and royal palace. The castle's majestic persona is no architectural accident: it was designed to echo
    the walls of Constantinople, the imperial power of Rome and the dream castle, 'the fairest that ever man saw', of Welsh
    myth and legend. This castle is a World Heritage Site attraction.
    +44 (0)128 667 7617
    www.cadw.wales.gov.uk
 
 
  • Conwy Castle
    (Allow 2 hours)
    Evoking an authentic medieval atmosphere visitors can catch sight of the castle, commanding a rock above the Conwy Estuary and demanding as much attention as the dramatic Snowdonia skyline behind it, they know they are in the presence of a historic site which still casts a powerful spell. This castle is aWorld Heritage Site attraction.
    +44 (0)149 259 2358
    www.cadw.wales.gov.uk
 

 

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