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“Excellent information and service”

Ellins Tower Visitor Centre
Ranked #6 of 31 things to do in Holyhead
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Ellins Tower is part of the RSPB Reserve. In the spring and early summer it is a great place to watch the nesting seabirds on the cliffs. Binoculars and telescopes are available to use free of charge. The Tower is manned by staff and volunteers. Reserve open all year round, Ellins Tower Easter - end September.
Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent information and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

Member or not, you'll get first class local knowledge of what's going on in the plant and animal world at South Stack and wider afield on Anglesey. Well done RSPB.

Visited July 2012
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Weaverham, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Stunning Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

Really enjoyed my visit to Ellins Tower found it to be a popular attraction with nearby car parking.
This is a Free attraction and is manned by volunteers from the RSPB who were very helpful and extremely knowledgeable. The tower gives you great views of the sea stacks and cliffs ledges with its abundance of bird life. This is also a great place see nesting birds with their chicks as you see the images from cameras that the RSPB have located around the cliffs and sea stacks. There are also high powered binoculars and spotters that you can use free of charge to take a look at the visiting bird population. i was lucky enough to see a rare Chough and as it was in early June saw the puffins. Our visit was just as a Couple but this is a must see if you have young children there were a few there and they were so excited at seeing the Birds.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Saltwitch
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Shepperton, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“rspb”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

very helpful guide from rspb able to watch on television screen the chicks that were nesting in the rocks

Visited June 2013
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Thank Joyce T
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Southport, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
“Great views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2013

There are some fantastic views from here and live recordings of nestings, shown on a large flat screen.
There are also high powered binoculars for those without, knowledgeable staff and bird badges.
It is also free, which is a huge bonus.

Visited June 2013
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Thank J3KTN
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Holyhead, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“great views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

see review of South Stack Lighthouse. fantastic picture opportunities and especially at sunrise or sunset. Visitor centre very good with live pictures of nesting birds.

Visited March 2013
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