Holyhead, located on the Isle of Anglesey, is a small port town situated in Wales. The town features a high speed ferry that provides access to Dublin. As a result, it is a good stopping off place if you are considering traveling to Ireland. Visitors will find there are ample shopping and dining options in Holyhead as well as in other local vicinities of the Isle of Anglesey. There are also several accommodation options in the immediate area, which are perfect if you are considering staying in Holyhead before taking the ferry to Dublin.
The largest town of Anglesey county, Holyhead lies in the northern part of the Wales. The historic distinction of the town is its St. Cybi's Church which has very rare features. It is one of the very few, precisely three, churches that are built in the three-walled forts. The sea acts as the fourth wall. This was a strong point of the church that aid in its protection. The area has very old origins as some of the archeologists have discovered the traces of pre-historic civilizations. Still many ongoing studies of the area demonstrate the potential of the area in the field of archeology. One interesting aspect of the church's area is that people often come here to see many different birds found abundantly.
More than two million passengers land over the ferry port of the Holyhead. Some of the biggest companies of Europe operate to ensure the maximum facilities to the people. Archeologists have also put enough emphasis on the travel people have done from this area to the Irish lands.
The harbor has served for many years and now there is a maritime museum in the town that track back all the developments that town has gone through over the period of time.
The only working windmill in Wales can still be found in this town, Ilynnon mill. It is now been converted into an agricultural museum, and now people can actually witness the whole process. Many tourists specially visit the town to see the mill.