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What is Holyhead known for?

What is Holyhead known for?

Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey and is perhaps known best for being a busy ferry port. However, visitors should also note that the town has a number of interesting attractions and is a bustling shopping and visitors area in its own right.

Is Holyhead worth visiting?

Holyhead is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination. You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Dublin or Liverpool.

Is Holyhead a nice place to live?

Holyhead is an absolute dump of a place and certainly NOT a ‘destination’ town in itself although there are some nice places not too far away – if you really want a day trip to Wales then fly Dublin to Cardiff where at least you’ve got an attractive and interesting place to spend your day…

What shops are in Holyhead?

New Look, Peacocks, Brantano (in administration), Pets at Home, Poundland, Wilkinson and KFC. Adjacent to 65,000 sq ft Morrisons and opposite a 44,000 sq ft Tesco. Other nearby occupiers include B&M Bargains, Argos, Poundstretcher, Store Twenty One, Farm Foods, Iceland, Asda, Topps Tiles and McDonald’s.

Is Holyhead rough?

Holyhead is the most dangerous small town in Gwynedd, and is the second most dangerous overall out of Gwynedd’s 103 towns, villages, and cities. The overall crime rate in Holyhead in 2021 was 129 crimes per 1,000 people.

Why is Holyhead called Holyhead?

To the Romans, it was Sacrum Promentarium, which translates exactly as Holyhead. It is believed the name originally referred to the mountain which dominates this part of Anglesey. Note that Holyhead is always pronounced Hollyhead.

How far is Holyhead to the beach?

Trearddur Bay Beach This popular wide sandy beach is located about 2 miles south of Holyhead. Scuba diving and sailing are popular activities at Trearddur Bay when conditions are good this beach is also popular for surfing.

What is the population of Llangefni?

Population 5,116 2011 Census
OS grid reference SH4675
Principal area Anglesey
Ceremonial county Gwynedd

What shops are at Alvis Retail Park Coventry?

Occupiers include B&Q, DFS, Carpetright, Harveys, Bensons for Beds, Sofology and McDonald’s. Situated along the A4114 Holyhead Road that links directly to Coventry City Centre.

Is Holyhead a safe place?

Is Holyhead safe?

Who owns Holyhead?

Stena Line Ports Limited
Stena Line Ports Limited, which is part of Stena AB based in Sweden, owns the Port of Holyhead. Stena Line, which is a separate business area within Stena AB, operates 27 ships on 20 important ferry routes for freight and passengers throughout Northern Europe and also owns 6 ports.