The town of Holyhead sits at the western point of Anglesey on 'Holy Island' and serves as one of the United Kingdom's major sea ports to Ireland with ferries sailing daily to Dublin and Dun Laoghaire.
The town has good road and rail links via the North Wales A55 dual carriageway or by the local North Wales main rail network and ferries sail multiple times daily via Stenna Line and Irish Ferries.
Holyhead's skyline is dominated by Holyhead Mountain which offers wonderful views across Anglesey and North Wales including Mount Snowdon and the Llyn Peninsula. At the western most tip of Holyhead Mountain is the South Stack lighthouse which can be reached on foot.
On the outskirts of Holyhead a large retail park development offers extensive shopping facilities including Tesco, Homebase, Argos, and Morrisons.
At the centre of Holyhead is St. Cybi's Church which was built inside a Roman fort. Holyhead's high street is pedestrianised and contains many popular shops.
The Holyhead Maritime Museum is a showcase of the rich shipping history of this port. The museum has it's own restaurant and panoramic views of the harbour.
The South Stack is a small island at the western tip of Holyhead Mountain and is home to one of Wales most spectacular lighthouses. Visitors can access the lighthouse via an aluminium suspension bridge.
The Penrhos Nature Reserve is a popular Holyhead attraction offering an opportunity to observe some of the local bird's and wildlife.
Holyhead's Breakwater Country Park is operated by Anglesey County Council and offers a variety of designated walks beside Holyhead's breakwater.
For information on the best places to stay in and around Holyhead contact the Holyhead Tourist Information office on 01407 762622.