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 7 day weather forecast, weather in Amlwch, Isle of Anglesey

Expect a temp in the range 8.1℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 6.1 m/sec (WNW)
Friday, Jan 28
Expect a temp in the range 5.3℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (WNW)
Saturday, Jan 29
Expect a temp in the range 9.7℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Jan 30
Expect a temp in the range 6.9℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NW)
Monday, Jan 31
Expect a temp in the range 6.4℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 14.3 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Feb 01
Expect a temp in the range 7.1℃ to 8℃ with wind speed 7 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Feb 02
Expect a temp in the range 7.8℃ to 8.4℃ with wind speed 10.6 m/sec (W)

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

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