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Worth the trek up ......but

Captain Skinner and his legacy is folklore history in Holyhead , but the powers to be spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Province of Malaga, Spain
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A must to climb for any visit to the Island

The view from the top of the cliff is excellent and gives a really good view of Holyhead port and... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2017
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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“Worth the trek up ......but ”
Jun 5, 2017
“Disappointing experience”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank cuddslfc
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

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

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed May 31, 2017

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.

Thank DavidTBSC
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Easy to get to as it's in town for a nice view of the area. The climb is steep, but not far. Also gives a bit of the areas history.

Thank 08lj
Reviewed October 22, 2016

A little steep and a little high ut worth a visit for the views and to learn some of Holyhead's history.

Thank hil-ster
Reviewed September 17, 2016

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

Thank Grant D
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great views over the harbour and town. This was built as a thank you, from the town's folk, in memory of a man who did such a lot for the the area - so kind and generous.

Thank 21cyndyc
Reviewed October 28, 2014

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

Thank Esther B
Reviewed September 19, 2014

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

6  Thank Ben W
Reviewed August 31, 2014

the steps up were covered with broken glass and rubbish. Views from top are good, but I wouldn't recommend children are taken up

Thank filligirl
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