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Just lovely

Located right in the centre of Holyhead, but provides an oasis of calm. With family connections to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Carol H

Looks like it might have been built by four sets of builders singing from different hymn sheets... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Fawley, United Kingdom
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68-82 Market Street, Holyhead LL65 1UW, Wales
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Located right in the centre of Holyhead, but provides an oasis of calm. With family connections to this church, a visit here was the main reason for our time in Holyhead.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Looks like it might have been built by four sets of builders singing from different hymn sheets. Makes it oddly quaint and interesting. Originally built on the site of a roman fort in 560AD by St Cybi, reputed to be related to St David, who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We didn't have much time in Holyhead, but when we entered a gate and suddenly faced a most impressive old church, we decided to stay a while. St. Cybi's goes back a long way, to the early days of Christianity in Britain, and the present...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank binapiraeus
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We were visit in the center of holyhead because of the cruise stop by this port. Truly, in general it Seems it's not worth to be in this place so it skippable. In any case this place is nice it's an 13th century old use...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RonnieHahahm
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This Cornish Saint Cybi gives his name to Holy Island/ Holyhead. Cornish miners then moved up in the C19th for the copper mines A really old church, the school rooms from C14th. old stone plaques above the door. Often open. The walls are the orginal...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank StephenB415
Reviewed 2 May 2018

While the architecture of the church is relatively interesting, you cannot go inside and can see little from the outside of the church. If you are in Holyhead anyway, wouldn't hurt to walk by as it is right by the port, but definitely not a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Katharine M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is not a major tourist attraction, so you must do your homework before you arrive. Its easy to drive right past it and keep on going, as it is partly hidden from the street by the old Roman port fortifications. There is some limited...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank og84
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This historic church built in local stone stands in the centre of the town overlooking the harbour. i could tell that certain parts of the church were from the 13th century, and other parts from the 19th. There was not enough explanation available outside the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This church dates back in places to the 12 thcentruy and is built in the remains of the Roman Fort and port. The church is in excellent condition and is a must visit for anyone coming to Holy Island

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank DavidTBSC
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This great little church is just off the main street of Holyhead and has convenient parking and conveniences out through a gap in the Roman Walls. To be fair, it looks like the church has been built with stone from the Roman Walls but I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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SORRY!!!! I said turn left and I meant turn RIGHT!!!!!!!