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Holyhead Mountain, Anglesey
Introduction to Walk 3039

Photo from the walk - Holyhead Mountain, Anglesey

County/Area - Isle of Anglesey

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 1100 feet / 333 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Holyhead Mountain provides the basis for an excellent coastal walk in Anglesey. The route offers superb views of the South Stack lighthouse, the cliffs and provides the chance to see many seabirds. In addition the summit of Holyhead Mountain provides a panorama across much of Anglesey. 

Walk Description  Map showing start

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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