Anglesey Hostelling Trip (Manannán) – update

Manannán News

Manannán will be going on a hostelling trip to Anglesey, Wales, for 2 nights from 4-6 November. We will be staying in Anglesey Outdoors Hostel. The following are final details of the trip.


We will be meeting outside Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries) in Dublin Port at 1300 on Friday 4 November. Our ETA back in Dublin Port on Sunday 6 November is 1339, so collection will be between 1400-1430, also from Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries).



Drop-off and collection will be from Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries) in Dublin Port, please click here for directions. Cross the Eastlink Bridge, and follow signs for Terminal 1. Then follow signs for Foot Passengers Check-In (separate lane to Car Passengers). Please allow time for traffic around the Terminal.


Gear list

All Scouts must wear their Manannán hoodie and neckerchief on the ferry.

All gear must be packed in one back-pack as we will be walking to the hostel. All Scouts must also leave some space in their bag to help carry their Watch’s shopping; this will be arranged by Watch Leaders on arrival in Dublin Port. No loose items are permitted by Irish Ferries. Please click here for information on luggage on Irish Ferries.

Medication if required – must be brought to attention of Section Leaders

Packed lunch for Friday


Hiking boots (to be worn on ferry as we will be walking to hostel)

Rain gear (jacket and leggings)

High visibility vest

Change of clothes for 2 nights (t-shirts, jumpers, trousers, underwear etc.)

Warm clothes (fleece, hat etc.)


Wash bag/toiletries

Swimming shorts

Old clothes for activities (as specified by activity operators):

  • old t-shirt/ rash vest x2 (long-sleeved x1)
  • old trousers that can get muddy
  • old runners that can get wet

Water bottle


Mobile phones ARE NOT PERMITTED on this trip.



Friday 4 November
1300 Meet at Dublin Port Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries)
1430 Dublin Swift ferry departs Dublin
1630 Arrival in Port of Holyhead, Anglesey
1700 Walk to hostel
1730 ETA at Anglesey Outdoors Hostel
1830 Dinner
Saturday 5 November
0800 Breakfast
0915 Orienteering/ bush craft
1245 Lunch
1315 Sea-Level Traversing
1645 Return to hostel
1800 Dinner
2030 Night hike
Sunday 6 November
0830 Breakfast
1000 Depart hostel, walk to Port of Holyhead
1150 Dublin Swift ferry departs Holyhead
1339 Arrival in Dublin Port
1400 Collection from Dublin Port Terminal 1 (Irish Ferries)


If you have any questions regarding this trip, please contact the Sections Leaders. Scouts should contact their Watch Leader with any questions.