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South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Stunning views

The only drawback was the fact that the Puffins left two weeks before our visit. The views are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian C
Bristol, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit!

South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve is home to breathtaking views, plenty of seabirds (of course!) and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Corby, United Kingdom
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“stunning views”(50 reviews)
In a spectacular location, overlooking the Irish Sea RSPB South Stack Cliffs is a heathland paradise just waiting to be explored. Wind your way along the dramatic trails and take in the expansive views across Anglesey to Snowdonia and across the...more
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Holyhead LL65 1YH, Wales
+44 1407 762100
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Reviewed yesterday

The only drawback was the fact that the Puffins left two weeks before our visit. The views are really stunning. the volunteers helpful, and the refreshments well worth the cost. Not the easiest place to get too, but pretty well sign posted. great walks and...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 days ago

South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve is home to breathtaking views, plenty of seabirds (of course!) and South Stack Lighthouse itself. As you have to pay to go into the lighthouse we stuck to just exploring the cliffs and taking our turn at birdwatching. The highlight...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a great hike to the light house the good at the Cafe was very coming. Best ice cream ice had in years. Awesome selection of food and ice cream. Definitely a must do

Thank Alphonso W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice paths leading to ellins tower and lighthouse but not suitable for prams or wheelchairs. Dogs are allowed but not near the lighthouse. Really amazing views and we could see Ireland which was amazing it helps that it was a lovely sunny day. 2 car...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago

You feel like you're at the end of the world when you get there. Although the weather was bright, it is stormy and that makes it romantic. It is seasonal location, and I would go again, however, when the wildlife is in its abundance and...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

came back here after harking around the island and had a coffee and something to eat to get our energy back and the long hike

Thank darkfantasy223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good cafe with a shop and toilets. The cafe is really spacious, with great coffee and cakes, which is just what you need after a walk up the cliff steps from the lighthouse in very windy conditions! Would like to return and do more...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As of review the car parks are still free, there is however an ongoing argument over this - check Anglesey Facebook pages and get your opinion in! Wonderful views of south stack, it’s lighthouse and nesting seabirds - strong rspb presence with a nice gift...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great cafe set in breath taking scenery. The menu is very good with great specials. The coffee cake is delicious. All the food was very reasonably priced. Fast and efficient service .

Thank Gabs172016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is stunning. Sunset here is amazing. Parking is free. It's a great few hours out. Plenty of walking to do. The lighthouse is near as well this you need to pay for. It is also about 200+ steps down the cliff. Great views...More

Thank neilhen10
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5 September 2016|
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Response from Harley C | Reviewed this property |
From the visitor centre which is semi accessible (bit of a squeeze inside) there is a road, not to steep which can followed to look at the cliff line.
31 January 2015|
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Response from filligirl | Reviewed this property |
yes to dogs, but depends on how well behaved really. I would be concerned about the cliff edges and also about the adders that are around in the undergrowth. Seen a few and have known them to bite dogs though not heard of... More
31 January 2015|
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Response from Rebecca C |
Hi there, dogs are allowed across the reserve, they are allowed inside Ellin's Tower and the shop but not into the cafe (there are lots of tables outside). If you are heading out onto Holyhead mountain please be aware that... More