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Visitor notice

As of Monday 14 December all staffed and unstaffed monuments will be closed until further notice.

This is following the announcement of the closure of all outdoor attractions in Wales.

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A trio of tombs

Despite their proximity to one another, this trio of Neolithic (New Stone Age) tombs were raised in distinctly different periods. The earliest chamber at the site’s western end is a simple box-like structure surrounded by a cairn of boulders. The chamber in the middle (both in terms of its age and location) has now collapsed, with only a few of its stones still standing. At the site’s eastern side, the third and most recent tomb remains almost intact, with its original capstones and two impressive portal stones at its entrance.

Excavations suggest that the site was in use for as many as 1,500 years, demonstrating how significant these monuments must have been to our early ancestors.


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Dogs welcome icon No drones icon No smoking icon

Dogs on leads welcome to access ground floor levels of the site.

Cadw do not allow drone flying from or over its guardianship sites, except by contractors commissioned for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and are operating under controlled conditions.

Smoking is not permitted.


1 1/2m (2.4km) SSE of Holyhead, off B4545
Holyhead 11/2m (2.4km)