Getting Here

Ring O' Fire and Firelighter events both start at Holyhead Breakwater Country Park, Holyhead LL65 1YG


Holyhead is a major port with excellent transport links to the rest of the country. Getting there is very easy:

Manchester and Liverpool are around 2 hours drive away
London is just over 3 hrs 30 minutes by direct train
Dublin is less than 2 hrs away by ferry
Cardiff is a 30 minute flight away

By car


Follow the A55 Expressway along the North Wales coast and cross the Britannia Bridge onto Anglesey. From the Britannia Bridge it takes a further 20 minutes (20 miles / 32 km) along the A55 to reach Holyhead.

Free parking is available at the event start and finish point, on the approach road to the Holyhead Breakwater Country Park (see FAQs).

Car share


To reduce the environmental impact of many runners travelling to the race, we encourage car sharing arrangements. There are also social and financial benefits of sharing a vehicle and travelling together as a group. Connect with other runners via our Facebook page and see who's travelling from your area.

By coach


National Express and Eurolines coach services connect with Holyhead from other major cities.

For timetable and ticket information please visit:
Eurolines
National Express

By rail


Holyhead Station has direct rail links to London Euston and Cardiff. Easy connections are also available from Chester and Crewe. From the train station in Holyhead, the Breakwater Country Park is a good walk or short taxi ride.

For details on train times and fares visit
National Rail (or call 08457 484950)

By ferry


Dublin can be reached in less than 2 hours by ferry. The Breakwater Country Park is a good walk or short taxi ride from the ferry port.

For details on ferry times and fares visit:
Stena Line
Irish Ferries

By air


Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester International Airport are closest, being 104 and 122 miles away respectively. Anglesey Airport (RAF Valley) is a mere 8 miles away and has flights to and from Cardiff.

For more information, visit:
CityWing

Taxis in Anglesey


You cand details of taxi services based on Anglesey on the Anglesey Council website.

Where to stay


What accommodation is provided during the Ring O' Fire?


Overnight accommodation is available at local a leisure centre and village community hall as below:
Day 1: Amlwch Leisure Centre, Townybryn, Amlwch, Isle of Anglesey, LL68 9TH
Day 2: Aberffraw Village Hall, 25 Bodorgan Square, Aberffaw, Isle of Anglesey, LL63 5DX

Can I arrange my own accommodation?


Yes, although we encourage runners to stay together in the spirit of the event. If you wish for something more comfortable than a night in a leisure centre/town hall, Anglesey has some great hotels and quality holiday lets.

Some useful links




Please also view our list of local accommodation on Anglesey.

While we hope this is useful, please be aware that we cannot provide any recommendations or endorsements.


What do people say about us?



"Thanks for a great weekend. Im sure you guys are feeling just a wrecked if not more as us runners are. It was a truly brutal challenge."
Past Ring O' Fire finisher