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If you happen to be on the Isle of Anglesey and are just itching for a game of golf, you really can’t go wrong with the Holyhead Golf Club, which you’ll find just outside the town.

The course opened with nine holes in 1914, and sadly saw just ten days of play before the First World War broke out in August. Today, the course covers more than a hundred acres of land and offers up the full complement of 18 holes over 6000 or so yards. 

Holyhead is a testing game of golf, but not one that is overly challenging. The bracken that bounds the fairway will likely be the biggest test you’ll face, especially if you manage to get stuck in the heather! 

The 1st and 14th holes are short par four affairs, but it would have to be the 10th that takes our pick as the best: the tee is elevated, which allows for some fantastic views over the Isle and the sea as you tee off. 

Be careful if there’s any sort of strong wind blowing in from the sea, as you’ll more likely than not be up for a trip into the gorse! 


Holyhead Golf Club is found just off the North Wales Expressway (A55), follow the B4545 and follow signs to the club. 

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