Holyhead Breakwater Country Park

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park
Holyhead Breakwater Country Park
Holyhead Breakwater Country Park
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The Breakwater Country Park is a 106 acre site of amazing beauty. It has a great deal to offer it’s visitors. The Park offers a host of attractions. There is, of course, the Nature interest. Visitors can watch the amazing variety of wildlife, admire the incredible scenery, set against the backdrop of spectacular Holyhead Mountain and lovely views of the Irish Sea. Facilities at the Park include an Information Centre, Shop, Toilets and FREE parking. For those interested in the Park’s background…this is situated on the site of a former quarry. Stone was quarried here to provide stone for the building of the Holyhead Breakwater, 7,000,000 million tonnes, to be exact. The Breakwater was completed in 1875. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks. At the Park, one can view the old Brickshed and the ‘Crusher Building’. The ‘Crusher Building’ was where the raw materials, to make the Bricks, was crushed. The Park is a great place to be, open all year round and no entrance fee! Welcome! Croeso!

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Crusher Museum
Information Board
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Crusher Machinery Part
Crusher Machinery part 2
Wheel dated 1872
Wheel dated 1891
The Crusher and breakwater history museum
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┬áThe Breakwater Country Park is a 106 acre site of amazing beauty. It has a great deal to offer it’s visitors. The Park offers a host of attractions. There is, of course, the Nature interest. Visitors can watch the amazing variety of wildlife, admire the incredible scenery, set against the backdrop of spectacular Holyhead Mountain and lovely views of the Irish Sea. Facilities at the Park include an Information Centre, Shop, Toilets and FREE parking. For those interested in the Park’s background…this is situated on the site of a former quarry. Stone was quarried here to provide stone for the building of the Holyhead Breakwater, 7,000,000 million tonnes, to be exact. The Breakwater was completed in 1875. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks. At the Park, one can view the old Brickshed and the ‘Crusher Building’. The ‘Crusher Building’ was where the raw materials, to make the Bricks, was crushed. The Park is a great place to be, open all year round and no entrance fee! Welcome! Croeso!

Breakwater Country Park
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Breakwater Country Park
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Former Brick Works

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