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Address: 68-82 Market Street, Holyhead LL65 1UW, Wales
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A Real Jewel

We stopped at this church while on a cruise excursion. It just happened to be a special festival day, so many activities were going on downtown and there were special concerts in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lexington, Kentucky
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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this church while on a cruise excursion. It just happened to be a special festival day, so many activities were going on downtown and there were special concerts in the church. The church itself - rebuilt in 1700 - is charming. It's been run by multiple denominations over time and they've done a good job of maintaining... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

i have been here many times as i sing with the holyhead male voice choir and we perform the many times during the year. the church has a great history and there are ladies and gentleman who will explain everything to u, the church also has a royal british legion garden of rememberance which has been there for three or... More 

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

originally Fort then Catholic then Angelican. Attended at one time by the knights of Templar and has the Uther Pendras crested banner hanging from ceiliing This banner has ever battle they ever fought in emroidered around it's edges. . Also has a Prince of Wales banner of Lewellyn the only knight who did not die by the sword. The entire... More 

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South Wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

No church should be viewed as a tourist venue as such but this was well worth visiting for its fascinating interior of various centuries although little remains of its earliest beginnings but it does contain fine artefacts and memorials.

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Thank Welshwasp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I went here as I'd seen the Roman Fort signposted and I wasn't disappointed. It'd be lovely to see more touristy things here but just seeing it is lovely. The old schoolhouse and the church aren't open unfortunately but there is plenty of things to see if your interests lie with history at all.

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Thank Cheryl J
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

St Cybi's Church is a beacon of Welsh history and spirituality with its Celtic story. Built in the 1600s the church's stained glass windows are of particular note. There is a memorial within the church, dedicated to those fighting in WWI. A visitor's book bears witness to the diversity of visitors who come into the church. The original school built... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Arrived there in the evening - and the church is locked, no acces possible. Good setting surrounded by the Roman Fort with walls at 15 foot, Perpendicular windows but really expected to get in

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

St Cybi's Church is built within the walls of a 3rd century Roman fort(let). In the mid-6th century the abandoned fort was given to St Cybi who established a monastery there. The present building was constructed on the site from about 1480 onwards. It is a lovely church with interesting artefacts, beautiful stained glass windows and a magnificent organ. There... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Parking is easy on the street and you climb up the steps through the arch. There are a few information plaques which tell you about the roman fort in which the church was built. The church itself has fine stained glass windows. Only requires a short visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The lovely church was a nice visit on our way to the train station. We were able to take a few minutes to visit with the pastor. S very lovely visit. The town of holyhead is a very lovely place with lovely people

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