South Stack Lighthouse
South stack lighthouse was built in 1809 to protect shipping from the magnificent cliffs of Holy Island. It is one of Anglesey’s must see landscapes with magnificent views from each 400 step. Tickets are available to buy on entry to the lighthouse. A Perfect area for bird watching, beautiful walks or some lunch in the RSPB Café.
- Address: Holyhead LL65 1YH, UK
- Website: http://www.southstacklighthouse.com
- Type: Natural and Geographical
Elin’s tower is part of the RSPB reserve located on Holy Island above Abrahams Bosom on Holy Island near South Stack Lighthouse. Telescopes and binoculars and are available to use free of charge. In the spring and early summer it’s a great place to watch the seabirds nesting on the cliffs.
Holyhead breakwater country park is situated in an old quarry within a couple of miles of Holyhead Town centre. It has a pond perfect for children to feed the ducks or a café for a spot of lunch. The popular Anglesey coastal path runs through and you can walk up the scenic rocky coast and other trails leading to the summit of Holyhead mountain, North Stack and around to South stack.
The breakwater is a great walk in itself being 1.7 miles long protecting Holyhead Harbour. Popular spot for fishing
Penrhos Country Park is a hidden gem just off the A5 on Holy Island. It’s perfect for wondering the woodland paths, sandy beach or dog walking. There is the toll House café just as you turn into the Country Park which is perfect for a spot of lunch.