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Skinner's Monument

Turkey Shore Road, Holyhead, Wales
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Skinner's Monument Holyhead History

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

Reviewed 23 October 2016
hil-ster
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Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, U.K.
worth the climb if you are fit enough

this monument is a wonderful site to see up close but is up a very steep flight of stone steps. If... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Grant D
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22 Oct 2016
“Skinner's Monument Holyhead History”
17 Sep 2016
“worth the climb if you are fit enough”
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Turkey Shore Road, Holyhead, Wales
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Reviewed 23 October 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 17 September 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 19 February 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 29 October 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 19 September 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

5  Thank Ben W
Reviewed 31 August 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
Reviewed 26 April 2014

was worth the walk up the steps - a really great view (don't forget your camera) + you learn some history

1  Thank angmel125
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Skinner's Monument is dedicated to a ship's captain who was lost overboard just off Holyhead in 1832. As a monument it's not all that spectacular, it hardly to compares to say the Marquis of Anglesey's Column. However it's worth a visit as it's location on...More

5  Thank ArthurBrainCell
Reviewed 13 July 2015
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