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Took family up on a damp grey 23rd December , i was here in July , it is still a challenge to get... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Province of Malaga, Spain
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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 July 5, 2018
Province of Malaga, Spain
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Dec 23, 2018
“Back again ”
Jul 5, 2018
“Worth the trek up ......but ”
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Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Took family up on a damp grey 23rd December , i was here in July , it is still a challenge to get up to the monument , yes there is a handrail but nearer to the top it is slippy . You need to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cuddslfc
Reviewed July 5, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2017
3  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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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.

Date of experience: March 2014
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

Date of experience: October 2014
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

Date of experience: September 2014
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