Getting to Rhosoclyn

Rhoscolyn view at beachApproximate travel times between Rhoscolyn and major travel routes are:

  • Manchester or Liverpool: 2 hours drive or 3 hours by train;
  • London: 5 hours drive or 4 hours by train (direct);
  • Dublin or Dun Laoghaire: 1.5 hours (fast craft) or 3.5 hours (traditional ferry) crossing to Holyhead;
  • Cardiff: short flight to Valley Airport.

The HSS at HolyheadThe port of Holyhead is only 4 miles away from Rhoscolyn, and is one of the main road/rail/ferry routes between mainland Britain and Ireland. Stena Line and Irish Ferries both run daily fast craft crossings to Dun Laoghaire and Dublin, with a crossing time of approximately 90 minutes. Irish Ferries also runs the largest car ferry in the world (the very comfortable Ulysses), which takes approx. 3.5 hours. Trains operated by Virgin Trains run direct from London Euston to Holyhead.

Manx2 operates flights between Valley Airport (at RAF Valley) and Cardiff.

An interactive Google Map showing road and ferry routes to Rhosolcyn/ Holyhead/ Anglesey is shown below- from here, directions can be sent to email, phone, GPS etc.

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Directions by Road

Rhoscolyn signs

To get to Y Stabl from the A55:

  • Leave the A55 at the Valley exit, and follow the directions to Valley (3rd exit on the first roundabout, then 1st exit on the second) via the A5;
  • On entering Valley, turn left at the 1st traffic lights to the B4545, passing the 24-hour Spar shop on the left and post office on the right;
  • Continue along the B4545 to Four-Mile Bridge for approx. 1.6 miles;
  • Shortly after crossing the bridge to Holy Island, turn left and follow the road to Rhoscolyn;
  • Continue along this road for 1.6 miles and turn left at the sign to Silver Bay (if you reach the White Eagle you've gone too far!). The 2nd turning on the right will take you into Ty Lon Farm;
  • Y Stabl is the end cottage past the main farm building and through the gate.

Full printable directions are included in our Visitor Information Booklet.

Local Transport