Itinerary

Amlwch Port and Parys Mountain

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.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Today
Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 17.9℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (ENE)
Friday, Aug 12
Expect a temp in the range 16.9℃ to 17.5℃ with wind speed 3.2 m/sec (ENE)
Saturday, Aug 13
Expect a temp in the range 17.9℃ to 18.8℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (ENE)
Sunday, Aug 14
Expect a temp in the range 18.4℃ to 19.3℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (ENE)
Monday, Aug 15
Expect a temp in the range 17℃ to 17.8℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (N)
Tuesday, Aug 16
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 4.8 m/sec (NNW)
Wednesday, Aug 17
Expect a temp in the range 14.9℃ to 15.8℃ with wind speed 7.9 m/sec (NNW)

Amlwch weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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