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Where is Holyhead?

Holyhead is located in the county of Gwynedd, Wales, 14 miles south-west of the town of Amlwch, 67 miles west of the major town of Birkenhead, 141 miles north-west of Cardiff, 192 miles south of Edinburgh, and 227 miles north-west of London. Holyhead was historically in the county of Anglesey. Holyhead falls within the unitary authority of Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey. It is in the LL65 postcode district. The post town for Holyhead is Holyhead.

Holyhead on a map

Map showing extent of Holyhead as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Holyhead
Map showing location of Holyhead within the UK
Location of Holyhead within the UK

Which county is Holyhead in?

Holyhead is in the ceremonial county of Gwynedd, the historic county of Anglesey, and the administrative county of Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey.

Ceremonial CountyGwynedd
Historic CountyAnglesey
Administrative CountySir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey

Where is Holyhead in Gwynedd?

Holyhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Gwynedd, and towards the westernmost extremity of Gwynedd.

Map showing location of Holyhead within Gwynedd
Location of Holyhead within Gwynedd

What is the postcode for Holyhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Holyhead is LL65 1HL.

Where is Holyhead in LL65?

Holyhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LL65 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LL65 postcode district.

Map showing location of Holyhead within LL65
Location of Holyhead within LL65

What is the post town for Holyhead?

The post town for Holyhead is Holyhead. Holyhead is in the LL65 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Holyhead.

What is the latitude and longitude of Holyhead?

The centre of Holyhead is located at position 53.31281° latitude and -4.63281° longitude.

Latitude53.31281°
Longitude-4.63281°

What is the easting and northing of Holyhead?

The centre of Holyhead is located at the grid reference easting 224700 and northing 382774 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting224700
Northing382774

What are the nearest towns to Holyhead?

Position of Holyhead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Holyhead to the centre of the town.

south-west
14m
Holyhead is 14 miles south-west of Amlwch
west
14m
Holyhead is 14 miles west of Llangefni
north-west
19m
Holyhead is 19 miles north-west of Caernarfon
west
20m
Holyhead is 20 miles west of Menai Bridge
west
23m
Holyhead is 23 miles west of Beaumaris
north-west
23m
Holyhead is 23 miles north-west of Rhosgadfan
north-west
25m
Holyhead is 25 miles north-west of Bethesda
north
27m
Holyhead is 27 miles north of Nefyn
west
28m
Holyhead is 28 miles west of Llanfairfechan
west
30m
Holyhead is 30 miles west of Penmaenmawr

What are the nearest cities to Holyhead?

Position of Holyhead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Holyhead to the centre of the city.

west
22m
Holyhead is 22 miles west of Bangor
west
49m
Holyhead is 49 miles west of St Asaph
west
69m
Holyhead is 69 miles west of Liverpool
west
73m
Holyhead is 73 miles west of Chester
west
85m
Holyhead is 85 miles west of Preston
south-west
91m
Holyhead is 91 miles south-west of Lancaster
west
97m
Holyhead is 97 miles west of Salford
west
99m
Holyhead is 99 miles west of Manchester
north
103m
Holyhead is 103 miles north of St Davids
west
104m
Holyhead is 104 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent

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