Holyhead

Wales, United Kingdom

Cruises to Holyhead

Located on Holy Island, Holyhead is a major ferry port with settlements in the area dating back to prehistoric times. Archaeological evidence suggests people having been sailing between Ireland and Holyhead for more than 4,000 years. History buffs will enjoy exploring the town's many historic sites. The island's picturesque scenery and dramatic cliffs provide numerous opportunities for outdoor activities and wildlife spottings.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
  • Language
  • Currency & Shopping
    • Famous For
      St. Cybi’s Church was originally a Roman fort that was given to St. Cybi to turn into a monastery in the 6th century.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Built in 1809, the South Stack Lighthouse offers incredible views of the coastline and of thousands of breeding seabirds, including razorbills, puffins and guillemots.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Portmeirion pottery, weavings, wool and local crafts like a beautifully carved traditional Welsh lovespoon are popular purchases.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The Caernarfon Castle begun by Edward I in 1283 is where the current Prince of Wales received his title in 1969.

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Enjoy a sunset stroll in Dublin.

12-Day Scotland, England & Ireland: British Isles Heritage from London (Southampton)

SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Inverness (Invergordon) (Scotland); Kirkwall (Orkney Isles); Glasgow (Greenock) (Scotland); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Holyhead (Wales); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Cobh) (Ireland); Portland (England);
DISEMBARK Southampton (London) (England);
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