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  Welcome to Holyhead
Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey and is perhaps known best for being a busy ferry port.
There are a range of places for the visitor to stay and Holyhead is often used as an overnight stop on the way to, or from, holidaying in Ireland or as a centre for touring the island of Anglesey itself.
The maritime museum in Holyhead is well worth a visit where you can learn more about the 100 or so shipwrecks that have taken place in the vicinity.
www.holyhead.org   (305 words)

  
  Holyhead Hotspur ¦ History
Holyhead is a town with a rich footballing history, from Holyhead FC in the late 1800s / early 1900s to the glory days of the 1950s and 1960s when the famous Harbourmen rode high on the stage of North Wales football from their base at Cae Mwd on Turkeyshore Road.
Holyhead Hotspur F.C. was founded in 1990, when several prominent people involved in local football formed the Club.
The junior / youth teams are called Holyhead Hotspur Peibio in recognition of their past association with Peibio and the work done by many people over the years in fostering junior / youth football at Peibio.
www.holyheadhotspur.com /history.php   (425 words)

  
  Holyhead Ferry Port - EuroDrive
The facilities at the port of Holyhead include a selection of cafés, a bureaux de change, some cash points, disabled toilets, lifts and baby changing facilities, a free short-term car park and a fee-based long-term car park.
Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey in North Wales and is best known for being a busy ferry port serving routes to Ireland.
Holyhead is often used as an overnight stop on the way to, or from, holidaying in Ireland or as a centre for touring the island of Anglesey.
www.eurodrive.co.uk /ports.asp?ID=25&p=Holyhead   (717 words)

  
 Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire Car Ferry Service
From Holyhead to Dun Laoghaire you can sail with Stena Line an international transport and travel service company and one of the world´s largest ferry operators.
Holyhead is the largest town on the island of Anglesey and is perhaps known best for being a busy ferry port.
There are a range of places for the visitor to stay and Holyhead is often used as an overnight stop on the way to, or from, holidaying in Ireland.
www.ferry-to-france.co.uk /holyhead_dun-laghaire.html   (244 words)

  
 Holyhead
Holyhead in North Wales is the largest of Anglesey's towns, with a population of circa 13,000.
Holyhead is primarily a ferry port, and has been for hundreds of years.
The area around Holyhead is dotted with many sites of historical interest, like ancient burial mounds etc. Many of the town's oldest buildings have been given a facelift.
www.anglesey.info /Holyhead.htm   (336 words)

  
 Holyhead photographs, maps, books & memories
Holyhead is best known as the ferry port for Ireland, and stands on Holy Island, linked by a causeway to the Isle of Anglesey.
Holyhead has a long tradition of seafaring: the remains of a possible Roman naval base lie next to St Cybi’s church.
Holyhead has seen a decline in recent years, although Swift was able to write in 1727 that it was ‘scurvy, ill-provided and comfortless’, so recent trends may have followed a pattern.
www.francisfrith.com /archive/wales/Holyhead   (368 words)

  
 Holyhead   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I was there in December and had to go by train because of the snow and stayed with the caretaker of the chapel who woke me in the middle of the night because the cold water pipes had burst in the kitchen attached to the chapel.
Holyhead has a number of its buildings clearly marked as 'House' this being 'Boston House'.
I am just discovering my Welsh roots, and was looking at your pictures and something about the inside of the church at Holyhead, the one with the angels and beautiful stained glass windows really got to me. I could just sit and stare out those windows and feel peaceful within that beauty.
www.bakerlite.co.uk /holyhead.htm   (783 words)

  
 Holyhead Page 2
For 200 years the town of Holyhead in North Wales has remained virtually untouched, with just the odd building having been replaced by a new supermarket - for example - being erected in its place.
For centuries the habitants of Holyhead have strolled along the front along Holyhead's Newry, and either sat on the grass or the small beach, or watched the boats toing and froing.
Holyhead's breakwater was built using the stone from in it's own quarry, and many lives would be lost before it's completion.
www.anglesey.info /Holyhead_Page_2.htm   (376 words)

  
 Walk Holyhead Breakwater, longest breakwater in the UK
Holyhead Breakwater, stretching from west to east dominates the view as you look northwards from Newry Beach promenade or "The Prom" as we say here.
I often remember trying to take photos of the Holyhead to Dublin Ferry as she made her way slowly past Holyhead Breakwater, cutting her way through the turbulent sea, and the air filled with foam.
Holyhead Breakwater is also a great favourite with anglers, and you will often see enthusiasts gearing up for a competition or just there because they enjoy fishing as a pastime.
www.anglesey-today.com /holyhead-breakwater.html   (1246 words)

  
 Holyhead Hotspur ¦ Index
Holyhead Hotspur FC first team play in the Cymru Alliance, a league covering North and Mid Wales.
Hotspur's boys youth teams (under 17s, under 15s, under 13s, under 11s and under 9s) and girls youth teams (under 13s and under 11s) all play as Holyhead Hotspur Peibio FC.
Llandudno make the short trip to Holyhead on the back of an impressive away win and will be looking to maintain their excellent start to the season.
www.holyheadhotspur.com   (199 words)

  
 Irish Ferries - Ireland's leading ferry company operating ferries between Ireland and Britain and a car ferry between ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Holyhead is situated in Anglesey in North Wales and is served by the A55 (newly improved expressway reducing journey times by up to 30 minutes) and A5 road networks.
It is convenient for travel to or from the North of England, North Wales or the Midlands.
Holyhead has an excellent rail service providing connections to rail stations throughout Britain.
www.irishferries.com /routes/holyhead_port.shtml   (136 words)

  
 Holyhead ferry terminal
Holyhead is the only port with direct sailings to and from Dublin City.
Holyhead to Dublin ferry services are operated by Stena Line, and Irish Ferries.
Holyhead to Dublin Ferry with StenaLine and Irish Ferries
www.anothertravel.com /wales/ferries/holyhead.html   (238 words)

  
 Holyhead Ferry Port on the Travel Friend Guide
The Port of Holyhead is located at the far west of the Isle of Anglesey in North Wales.
The Port is situated near to Holyhead Town Centre, and is reached by following the A5 from the Midlands, or by the North Wales A55 expressway from Chester.
Holyhead Railway Station is situated next to the terminal building and offers direct services to all major rail routes.
www.travel-friend.co.uk /ferryports/ferryports_holyhead.htm   (673 words)

  
 Hotels in Holyhead Anglesey Wales accommodation - Holyhead hotels accommodation in Anglesey Wales UK
Holyhead is 20 miles from Bangor and 14 miles from Llangefni
Anglesey but is located on Holy Island which is connected to Anglesey by Four Mile Bridge.The town's centre is built around St. Cybi's Church, which is built inside one of Europe's only three-walled Roman forts (the fourth wall being the sea, which used to come up to the fort).
To dial a number in Holyhead from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g.
www.kayukay.co.uk /holyheadhotels.html   (682 words)

  
 Holyhead Ferry Port - Travelling to Holyhead ferry port
To compare and book ferries to and from Holyhead ferry port, please visit our Holyhead Ferry page.
Holyhead station is on the main line and can be reached from all over the UK.
Leave the train at Holyhead Station and follow directions along the platform into the main Port terminal.
www.directferries.ie /holyhead.htm   (276 words)

  
 Holyhead - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Holyhead (Welsh, Caergybi), town and port on Holy Island, Isle of Anglesey, north-western Wales.
Holy Island (Wales), island in Gwynedd, north-western Wales, located in the northern St George's Channel, and connected by road and rail bridges to...
"Holyhead, Sept. 25th, 1727" (quotations): Choice: Rather on this bleaky shore Where loudest winds…
uk.encarta.msn.com /Holyhead.html   (75 words)

  
 Holyhead History
During the first 100 years Holyhead has had one, two and, for a short time, three lifeboats at the station.
Three Gold Medals, 29 Silver Medals and 15 Thanks of the Institution Inscribed on Vellum were awarded over this time to lifeboat crews for rescues to the many wrecks in storms off the coast.
An inshore lifeboat (ILB) station was established at Holyhead with a D class lifeboat.
www.rnli.org.uk /rnli_near_you/west/stations/HolyheadAnglesey/history   (483 words)

  
 Holyhead Cycling Club/History
The first club was from 1937 to 1941 and was known as the Holyhead Cycling and Social Club.
Meetings were regular with a clubroom near the town Cenotaph and clubruns were held regularly also in midweek and on Sundays with a highlight in the special 'cyclists teas' at remote farmhouses.
The fact that the London - Holyhead Road Race was held annually may have contirbuted to its continued existence until it came to an end in 1957.
www.holyheadcc.8m.com /contents/History.htm   (695 words)

  
 Ynys Môn - Yr Ynys o Ddewis - Anglesey the island of choice
The port of Holyhead is the busiest UK Irish ferry port, and is the home of the largest seagoing ferry in the world.
This obelisk was erected by the people of Holyhead, in memory of Captain John McGregor Skinner, a benefactor to the town's poor, who was washed overboard from his ship in 1832.
Holyhead has a fine selection of pubs and restaurants, as well as a good choice of shops, a covered market and a cinema.
www.islandofchoice.com /doc.asp?cat=336   (580 words)

  
 Holyhead Ferry Port - information for travelling to Holyhead ferry port
For ferry bookings, please visit our Holyhead Ferry or Ferry to Holyhead pages.
There are regular bus services to Anglesey and Holyhead from all over the UK.
There is also a frequent National Express service to Holyhead ferry terminal.
www.directferries.co.uk /holyhead.htm   (278 words)

  
 Holyhead port information - Take the ferry from Holyhead
There are frequent buses and coaches to Anglesey and Holyhead from England and Wales.
Holyhead is on a main rail line with connections and services from most parts of the UK (4 hours from London; 2 1/2 hours from Manchester).
Holyhead is a lively town with a number of shops, places to eat, a covered market, theatre and cinema.
www.ferrybooker.com /ferry_port/holyhead.asp   (336 words)

  
 Holyhead Information Online -Community information and services around Holyhead, UK
Holyhead, Gwynedd, UK This section of the site has been designed to provide a means of allowing community services in and around Holyhead to publicise themselves and pass on any important information to Holyhead residents.
If you have any information that you want to pass on to Holyhead residents you can write an article, use the free public notices, or publicise any events in our Holyhead events section.
Holyhead Information Online is an independent site and is not affiliated with, or officially sponsored by any local authority or tourist information centre based in Holyhead.
www.britinfo.net /fp-D-BPQ.htm   (430 words)

  
 Holyhead Marina, Gateway to North Wales sailing - HOME
Holyhead Marina, Gateway to North Wales sailing - HOME
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For the time being, we are still maintaining a TEXT ONLY site for anybody using mobile phones, or laptops without a WiFi connection.
www.holyheadmarina.co.uk   (170 words)

  
 Holyhead Ferry - Timetables, prices and Holyhead ferry tickets
If you are looking for a Ferry to Holyhead, please visit our Ferry to Holyhead page.
Holyhead is situated in Anglesey in North Wales and is served by the A55 and A5 road networks.
Holyhead is of course the only port with direct travel by sea to and from Dublin City.
www.directferries.co.uk /holyhead_ferry.htm   (266 words)

  
 North Wales Tourism
The largest town on Anglesey, and a busy ferry port would at first sight seem to sum Holyhead up, but look closer and you'll find a town steeped in history with an enviable cultural heritage.
Holyhead is a bustling town, with a wealth of shops, places to eat, a covered market, theatre and cinema as well as a leisure centre and an all-weather football pitch.
The area is a bird watchers paradise, and there is an RSPB centre at South Stack, whose other attractions are the spectacular cliffs and lighthouse.
www.nwt.co.uk /search.php?search=Holyhead&pass=0   (122 words)

  
 Holyhead Adventure Travel - Holyhead Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The largest town on Anglesey, Holyhead (it's pronounced Holly-head -- don't ask us why) is not actually on Anglesey at all but on Holy Island.
Packet boats between Holyhead and Ireland were recorded as far back at 1573.
The harbor of Holyhead was reconstructed in 1880 and now serves as a terminal for container-bearing ships.
away.com /destination-overview/Holyhead-324514-travel-guide.html   (236 words)

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