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Holyhead

Holyhead, North Wales has superb road, rail and ferry links. It is incredibly easy to find. Use the postcode: LL65 1YA to locate the Event Village.

Train

Holyhead Railway station is on the main line and can be reached from all over the UK. Trains take about 4 hours from London and 2 hours from Manchester.
The Holyhead Station is less than a mile away from the Event Village. Taxi and Bus services also operate to and from Holyhead Station.

If you are intending on travelling by train please remember to check if a cycle reservation for your journey is required in advance of travel. More information regarding taking bikes on trains can be found on the National Rail website

National Rail
03457 48 49 50

Transport For Wales
0333 3211 202

Car

There’s quick, straightforward access from the North West along the M56 and A55. Motorway links with the Midlands are good too, and the same roads – the M6, M5 and M1 – also bring Anglesey within easy reach of the South of England.

The Tour de Mon Registration and Event Village are conveniently situated about 1 mile from the end of the A55 dual carriageway. It is approximately 1 hour 40 from Chester, 2 hours from Liverpool, 2 hours 20 from Manchester and 3 hours 15 from Birmingham when travelling by car.

Sea

If you're planning a trip to the Tour de Mon from Ireland, ferries depart from either Dublin Port or Dun Laoghaire and go directly to Holyhead Port. Holyhead Port is located about 1 mile from the Tour de Mon Event Village. The quickest crossings take just 99 minutes. Services are operated by two companies:

Irish Ferries (Dublin Port to Holyhead)
Stena Line (Dublin Port - Holyhead / Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead)

Irish Ferries
08717 300 400

Stena Line
08447 707 070

Air

Transfers from the international gateways of Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham take 2-3 hours. Anglesey Airport connects Cardiff in under an hour.

Manchester Airport
08712 710711

Liverpool John Lennon Airport
08715 218484

Birmingham Airport
0871 2220072

Anglesey Airport
08703 669100

Where to Stay

We recommend the award winning Bulkeley Hotel in Beaumaris which is located on the route and is very bike friendly. Additionally, they are offering a 10% discount on Bed and Breakfast for all Tour de Mon bookings! The Bulkeley is a 30 minute drive from the start.

Another great stay, a scenic 3.6 mile ride to the start is The Valley just off Junction 3 of the A55 in Valley. They offer hearty meals and secure CCTV Monitored indoor bicycle storage on arrangement with management.

Click on the links below to find details of other accommodation.

Wales Directory

Visit Anglesey

Air BnB

Please book your accommodation early as all hotels will be booked well in advance of the race weekend.

Please mention the Tour de Mon when booking your stay.