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Captain Skinner and his legacy is folklore history in Holyhead , but the powers to be spent £6million on the gateway bridge to the access path to this Monument is unkept and a challenge , plus rubbish everywhere , its a shame , very disappointing....More
Whilst on holiday from Australia, we visited Holyhead. We saw the monument from town and thought it would be nice to walk to and a good vantahe point to take pictures. How disappointing. The walk up the steps was all overgrown and lined with litter...More
The view from the top of the cliff is excellent and gives a really good view of Holyhead port and the surrounding area. Its position is very urban now, rather different to when the monument was erected but it explains how Holyhead developed.
this monument is a wonderful site to see up close but is up a very steep flight of stone steps. If you are able to make the climb please do it on a clear day & you will have the treat of not only seeing...More
We decided to take a quick stroll down to the harbour front when we saw this statue peering down at us. A quick detour up the steps and we were by the monument. Ok views but having seen the port from Holyhead mountain, this was...More
went looking for an off license to get some tinnies and bacci but got lost and ended up on top of a craggy hill overlooking the port of holyhead. Mounted on top of the hill was an obelisk dedicated to the memory of captain skinner,...More