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Holyhead is the largest town in the county Isle of Anglesey in the northwest of Wales. Best known as a bustling ferry port, Stena Line that services ferries between the Wales and Ireland. This is a town filled with a long cultural heritage, and notable prehistoric sights in neighbouring areas.

Holyhead offers a wealth of shops and restaurants as well as excellent golfing, beaches and the marina. Collect your hire car from Holyhead and discover more than just the ferry port in this lovely town.

Collect your car hire from the downtown or ferry depots, and get set to explore! The town of Holyhead makes an excellent base from which to explore the sights of the island of Anglesey. Visit wild heather-clad hill tops, towering sea cliffs and unspoilt green countryside. Take the Holyhead Heritage Trail, which takes you from the centre of the town to the base of Holyhead Mountain for spectacular views of Holyhead.

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Visit the Breakwater Country Park, only a few kilometres from the city centre, it was formerly a quarry and is now a wildlife haven, take the nature trail and visit all the different animals in their natural habitat. See the Ty Mawr Hut circles, which are reported to have been built to the late Stone Age.

South Stack Lighthouse was reopened in 2017, located on a small island and was build in 1809 by Trinity House. It reaches a decent of 400 steps down the steep mountain cliffs. Take in the magnificent coastline, tour the old engine room and climb the top of the lighthouse.

Do not miss the Stone Age figures in the Trifignath Burial Chamber, a neolithic chambered tomb dating back to approximately 3750 to 2250BC and Penrhos feilw standing stones approximately 3500 to 4000 years old.

From Holyhead, there are many great scenic drives and day trips that you can go on with your hire car. To the east you can visit the bustling cities of Liverpool and Manchester, or simply follow the coast to the south to see some spectacular scenery. You will find that there is more to Holyhead than just the ferry harbour; discover this all for yourself in your car hire from DriveAway.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Holyhead - Swansea 284 4.25
Holyhead - Cardiff 371 4.75
Holyhead - Manchester 193 2.25

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