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Ellins Tower Visitor Centre

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Address: Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales

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Good visitor centre

If you visit South Stack make time to go into Ellins Tower to chat to the RSPB staff there. Really useful with lots of good information on what to do and where to look for things... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If you visit South Stack make time to go into Ellins Tower to chat to the RSPB staff there. Really useful with lots of good information on what to do and where to look for things. Also has the webcam on the choughs nests.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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104 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is definitely worth a visit if you're going to South Stacks lighthouse or even just passing through! You pass by the various parking lots (all free, despite previous reviews!) before you get to the lighthouse parking. The RSPB staff are very enthusiastic and want you to get the most out of your visit. There are binoculars and telescopes available... More 

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Chesham, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Brilliant bird hide has binoculars, telescopes and lots of information. Helpful staff and very knowledgable. Stunning views of cliffs and out to sea. Never to dislike really.

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great attraction, marvellous views, plenty to see (weather dependent), parking is good also, RSPB volunteers are always keen to advise and provide have a wealth of information and knowledge of the area and its wildlife! Well worth a visit.

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Another enjoyable visit to RSPB reserve. Wardens keen to share knowledge. Plenty of wildlife, although puffins elusive today. Always enjoy walking along cliff top. Don't forget your binoculours.

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Galway, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Well equipped for birdwatching with binoculars and telescopes for use free. Expert on hand to explain what to look out for. Wonderful free attraction

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ipswich
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48 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

On a windy or rainy day you can get protection from the weather inside this tower. It is very small so has nothing else to offer I think.

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Well maintained , the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. We were lucky to spot a puffin! Photo ops galore around the place and great cafe we had a fabulously yummy lunch here.Must visit - it's a short walk from South Stack Light house

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Lovely experience, spotted some rare birds on our first visit with the binoculars provided. Great view of the cliffs and sea.

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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It's only small but the views are magnificent. You can watch, on a monitor, the cliff nesting birds through specially positioned cameras.

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