Amlwch Port and Parys Mountain

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  • The port at Amlwch was developed due to the high importance of the copper mine at Parys Mountain.

    The harbour built in 18th century in a small north facing cove is protected by breakwaters. Small museum and heritage trail explaining the few remains that hint of its past. Ship trade started to slow down when the new railway started to make transporting copper cheaper than by boat.

    Parys Mountain provided Anglesey with copper back in the bronze age and later the Romans exploited it. It was during the industrial revolution (late 1760’s) that Parys Mountain became the largest copper mine in Europe (probably the world) and Amlwch Port was extended and became very important to the trade.

  • Amlwch Port and Parys Mountain Weather Forecast

    Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 22°C on Tuesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Rain starting in the afternoon.
     
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       59%  58%   3 mph
      6:07 am    8:37 pm
    Monday, Aug 21st
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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       29%  80%   9 mph
      6:09 am    8:34 pm

    Tuesday, Aug 22nd
     Light rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.
     
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       19%  72%   7 mph
      6:10 am    8:32 pm
    Wednesday, Aug 23rd
     Drizzle overnight.
     
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       12%  71%   16 mph
      6:12 am    8:30 pm

    Thursday, Aug 24th
     Light rain in the afternoon.
     
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       21%  65%   19 mph
      6:14 am    8:28 pm
    Friday, Aug 25th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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       16%  45%   5 mph
      6:16 am    8:25 pm

    Saturday, Aug 26th
     Drizzle starting in the afternoon.
     
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       24%  33%   8 mph
      6:17 am    8:23 pm
    Sunday, Aug 27th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       16%  60%   7 mph
      6:19 am    8:21 pm

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