Holyhead

Wales, United Kingdom

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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.
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  • 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.

Holyhead TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Fruits of the Valley

Meander through the orchards at a family farm that makes Rocquette apple ciders and sample a remarkable variety of them....

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Guernsey Highlights

Settle in for a wonderfully panoramic drive around the island with occasional stops at the most intriguing attractions. ...

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Steam Train, Chirk Castle, & Llangollen

Enjoy a leisurely trip into Wales to explore the charming village of Llangollen, ride a vintage steam train and tour a m...

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Captain's Charter

Cruise around the neighboring islands of Herm and Jethou while looking for grey seals and sea birds....

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