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Ellin's Tower Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lovely beautiful and well maintained historic building

Ellins Tower is a lovely almost 200 year old building that sits on the shoreline and just is just... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2015
Ruthin, United Kingdom
Beautiful spot

We visited in November and really enjoyed a walk with the dogs to Ellins Tower. Although it was not... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2015
Kitty W
Inverness, United Kingdom
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**Planned Disruption** From April 2019 major building work will be going on at the reserve. Please email or call for more information. Ellins Tower is part of the RSPB Reserve. In the spring and early summer it is a great place to watch the nesting...more
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Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
+44 1407 762100
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All reviews rspb staff south stack lighthouse nesting birds friendly and knowledgeable staff car park ellin's tower the cliff free binoculars enjoyable visit fantastic views worth a visit bird watching bird life lovely walk information volunteers sea
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

Ellins Tower is a lovely almost 200 year old building that sits on the shoreline and just is just cute. It was closed when we were there but that didn't matter, just seeing the building itself was sufficient. I am happy that it is well...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

We visited in November and really enjoyed a walk with the dogs to Ellins Tower. Although it was not open at this time we noticed how spotless and well maintained it was and offers a great view of the lighthouse and the sea.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Kitty W
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We visited while on holiday during September. Although we were not able to see puffins as hoped it was still a lovely visit and we enjoyed talking to the friendly staff at Ellins tower.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Helgaard2015
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Didn't stay here long as wanted to get to South Stack steps before the sun vanished to take pictures, a must see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kazco100
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This cute castle-like structure stands on the edge of the South Stack cliffs and provides an ideal place from where to enjoy the entire vista of the South Stack Lighthouse and adjacent cliffs. Beware, the cliffs along here are unfenced and there is a sheer...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 September 2015

This little tower is a good shelter from the wind etc. It has large glass window with amazing views of the coast and the lighthouse.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Staffed 364 days of the year by wardens 2 support the wildlife AttractionL. You can view nesting puffins etc on the cameras trained on the rock face. Children can join the bird club etc

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AlisonOco
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Spectacular position near South Stack lighthouse. Amazing views of the cliffs and the birds as well as the lighthouse. Very easy access from either of the car parks and a cafe on the nearby road. Also has an RSPB shop which is very well stocked....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ploddy
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Just a short walk from the RSPB centre and you get some great views from the tower. It's manned by some RSPB members who are very keen and knowledgable. They have sets of telescopes out pointed towards some of the more interesting birds species in...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AndrewJ25
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We always make a visit when in anglesey to checkout the wildlife. staff very helpful a range of binoculars and scopes are available to use. souvenirs pin badges always a must with the kids left with two stuffed peregrine falcon teddies as they were the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Kathy H
25 September 2015|
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Response from AlisonOco | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought so as there are no live birds inside. it's mainly a Viewing point. the car park is close by to leave dog in if necessary. not seen signs to contrary.