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junglie

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933 posts

97 months

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Morning all,

I am visiting Holyhead for a couple of days (business) and wanted to know if there were any recommended restaurants or bars?

The usual plan of walking around to see what we find is valid but, as it is somewhere we rarely visit, I thought there may be a hidden gem.

Thank you.

andy-xr

9,275 posts

84 months

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I sat there for 8 hours once waiting for my then g/f to get back in on a ferry while that Icelandic volcano was kicking off

Was the most boring 8 hours I've ever had, I had to save up my piss breaks so I didnt run out of things to do

Papa Hotel

12,750 posts

62 months

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Ferry to Dublin, night on the razz, back to Holyhead in the morning. It's the only way you're surviving that place. It seems to be a ferry port, little more.

GAjon

1,777 posts

93 months

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Might be worth checking if there's anything on at Anglesey
circuit?

GAjon

1,777 posts

93 months

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Might be worth checking if there's anything on at Anglesey
circuit?
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Wacky Racer

21,416 posts

127 months

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Go and see South Stack lighthouse...awesome in stormy weather...yikes


Horse Pop

370 posts

24 months

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Not sure what's in Holyhead but there's probably more over the other end of the island.

http://www.angleseyattractions.co.uk/map_search.ht...

Weathers looking p crappy.

junglie

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933 posts

97 months

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Unfortunately I have to remain in Holyhead otherwise I would be straight on the ferry to Dublin!

Weather does look a little grim for the period but I suppose we should keep dry on the inside of a pub.

Leins

2,149 posts

28 months

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EVO triangle!

junglie

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933 posts

97 months

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Leins,

Fantastic idea!

Would be fun to see how the crappy eco-rubbish 4 pot dag dag gets on round there 5 up plus luggage!

Papa Hotel

12,750 posts

62 months

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junglie said:
Unfortunately I have to remain in Holyhead otherwise I would be straight on the ferry to Dublin!

Weather does look a little grim for the period but I suppose we should keep dry on the inside of a pub.
Local pubs. For local people.

Aeroresh

1,102 posts

112 months

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Go to Chester (an hour and a bit away). Loads to do and visit there.

2ky

167 posts

83 months

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Get pissed,high or arrested.

Seriously,that is all you can do in Holyhead.

vescaegg

3,105 posts

47 months

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andy-xr said:
Was the most boring 8 hours I've ever had, I had to save up my piss breaks so I didnt run out of things to do
rofl

dudleybloke

7,773 posts

66 months

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boathouse hotel.

Riley Blue

6,440 posts

106 months

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dudleybloke said:
boathouse hotel.
Your room number...?

dudleybloke

7,773 posts

66 months

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Riley Blue said:
dudleybloke said:
boathouse hotel.
Your room number...?
14²x444³x7378²

MoelyCrio

1,949 posts

62 months

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http://www.lobster-pot.net/

also, loads of great driving roads. RAF Valley, the racing circuit, Bangor and Caernarfon on the mainland.

jackh707

1,468 posts

36 months

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Wacky Racer said:
Go and see South Stack lighthouse...awesome in stormy weather...yikes
This, there are tidal overfalls there. You think it looks rough from up on the cliffside, try racing through it on a boat biggrin, it's rather horrible.

On the Menai straits, south end of angelsey, there are some nice places, check out Beaumaris, some nice beaches on angelsey too... Newborough/red warf/ triadda? (spelling).
Holyhead is desolate though.

aw51 121565

3,660 posts

113 months

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jackh707 said:
This, there are tidal overfalls there. You think it looks rough from up on the cliffside, try racing through it on a boat biggrin, it's rather horrible.

On the Menai straits, south end of angelsey, there are some nice places, check out Beaumaris, some nice beaches on angelsey too... Newborough/red warf/ triadda? (spelling).
Holyhead is desolate though.
Visit Trearrdur Bay (where there is a nice beach, also a couple of nice eateries), then there's a back road to Holyhead via the South Stack lighthouse (where the car park is like an alpine pass layby if it's a grey misty day hehe ). thumbup
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