Ferry tickets to Holyhead
Holyhead offers plenty of natural beauty with hiking trails, historical monuments and beaches, and as a result, is the ultimate adventure destination.

Holyhead, the Welsh sea-gate to Ireland

It’s the biggest town on Anglesey Island, in North Wales, and it welcomes since about 2 million passengers annually. The port is situated both on Anglesey and Holy island.
The area around it is a beautiful natural landscape with hiking trails and historical monuments. Discover the Wales’ 600 castles or drive 2 hours to visit Liverpool. Don’t worry if you cannot understand the signs in the shops and streets of Wales, it’s all in Welsh! Check out routes and book ferry tickets to Holyhead through Let’s Ferry.

Attractions in Holyhead
• The Holyhead Breakwater Lighthouse welcomes you at the port. It was built in 1873 and it is 7 meters tall.
• The Holyhead Maritime Museum is very close to the port, at Newry beach. It’ a small museum housed in an old lifeboat station. It hosts memorabilia from WW1 and WW2, as well as objects from pirates!
• The Penrhos Feilw Standing Stones monument, 5 km from the port. It’s two massive, 3-metres height stones facing each other, are probably from the Bronze Age.
• Visit the Plas Newydd House & Gardens. It’s a seafront country house that was built in 1470, with a garden and a museum. It’s 35 km from the port.

The Holyhead Breakwater Lighthouse

The Holyhead Breakwater Lighthouse

Beaches in Holyhead
• The Traeth Borth Wen has white sand and shallow waters. It’s a nice beach to indulge in canoe and kayak. You will find toilets, showers and a free parking space. It’s 5 km from the port.
• The Porth Dafarch is a small beach with clean waters and it is protected from the wind. Many people prefer this beach for water sports like SUP. It’s 2 km from the port.
• The Trearddur Bay Beach is a popular place, 4 km from the port. It is surrounded by rocks and there is sand right where the water starts. The beach has a bar, a café, toilets and a wooden dock for strolling.

Activities in Holyhead
Archery, roller coaster, cart, climbing and hiking, are some of the activities you can do at the Greenwood Family Park. The activities are mainly for kids and the park is 35 km from the port.
• Visit the Anglesey Sea Zoo, the local aquarium. See the sea species of the British marine life and visit the special areas where the lobster hatchery is. In the outdoor area you will find a playground and a bouncy castle.
Sailing, SUP, kayak, windsurf and other water sports at the Plas Menai National Outdoor Centre. It’s at the Welsh mainland, 40 km from the port.

The monument of Penrhos Feilw Standing Stones

The monument of Penrhos Feilw Standing Stones

Access to Holyhead: You can reach the port by car, train or ferry. Anglesey’s airport is 8 km from the port and Manchester’s airport is 195 km.

Only in Holyhead: Is it possible to have an unforgettable experience at an old, abandoned mine? Visit the Zip World Slate Caverns’ Bounce Below, the ultimate destination for adventure. Try walking or climbing on 6 bouncy nets in an underground, safe playground. It’s at Blaenau Ffestiniog, 85 km from the port.

Information about the port of Holyhead

The port is connected to Dublin and the trip lasts 99(!) minutes. The official currency is the British pound.
Facilities at Holyhead’s port: Free Wi-Fi, ATM, taxi, coffee shop, snacks, shuttered waiting area, WC, WC for the disabled, car rentals, paid parking, currency exchange and free shuttle bus from the port to the city centre.

Useful phones, Holyhead
Port: +443 447 70 7070
Hospital: +443 00 085 0022
Police: +448 45 607 1002

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