This short but exciting walk begins at the Holyhead Breakwater Country Park car park which is 2 miles from Holyhead town centre. The park was opened in 1990 and is situated on the site of an old quarry. This supplied the stone for the Holyhead Breakwater. At 1.5 miles in length, it is the longest breakwater in Europe and was constructed between 1846 and 1873. Backed by Holyhead Mountain, the park features stunning scenery, amazing view across the Irish sea and wonderful wildlife.
The walk encompasses short but steep ascents via rocky paths. This route is particularly beautiful in summer when heather and wildflowers create a colourful carpet over the landscape. With pretty flowers in all directions and the deep blue sea beyond, the vistas are amazing and will live long in the memory.
Duration: 1 hour from the car park to North Stack and back.
Terrain: Rocky coastal paths