Penmon Priory - Penmon Point - Penmon Priory

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The ruins of Penmon Priory are part of the monastery which occupied the site until 1537. There is also St Seiriol's Well, which is thought to have healing powers and the nearby dovecot, which can be visited. The church is still used today. It contains two surviving ancient crosses, which are on display.

It may be that St Seiriol travelled some of this walk when visiting his friend St Cybi. St Cybi was based in Holyhead and St Seiriol on Puffin Island. According to legend, both travelled to a meeting in the centre of Anglesey each week.

Puffin Island, just across the water from Penmon Point, is a nature reserve and home to various seabirds and seals. You may be lucky enough to see some. There are also boat trips from Beaumaris which give better views.

Wales - North Wales - Anglesey - Coast


Ancient Monument, Birds, Cafe, Church, Flowers, Great Views, Sea, Wildlife
5/7/2017 - Peter Marshall

After going through the gate at Point 6, the path disappears and the wooden posts have been removed. By heading to the Great Orme and following tractor tracks over the hill you are lead to stile where the direction signs have been removed. After crossing the stile, you follow a fence for 10 metres, go through a farm gate and walk down the hill to the steps referenced at Point 9.