South Stack lighthouse at the tip of Holyhead Mountain, on Anglesey
There’s more to Holyhead, on Anglesey, than meets the eye discovers Fiona Barltrop
APPROACHING HOLYHEAD along the fast dual carriageway that whisks you across Anglesey from the mainland, you might well wonder – if it’s your first visit – why you’ve come all this way. Visible from afar, the tall chimney of the former aluminium smelting works is the town’s most obvious landmark – but changes are afoot for the site with a biomass plant and eco park in the pipeline. And there’s a regeneration scheme ongoing in Holyhead itself, which is encouraging.