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Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a developing long distance route that follows much of the island’s coastline. The path primarily caters for walkers however cyclists and horse riders can also enjoy certain sections.

Fact File

Length: 125 miles / 200km
Total height gain: 4,174m / 13,695ft
Official start point: St Cybi's Church, Holyhead (grid ref. SH247 826)
Average no. of days to complete: 12
Towns/villages directly on the path: 20
Possible to complete all sections using public transport: Yes

Highlights

Holyhead Mountain (highest point on the island), South Stack lighthouse and sea cliffs, sea arches at Bwa Gwyn (Rhoscolyn), Ynys y Fydlyn (Carmel Head), and Porth Wen, Llanddwyn islandMenai Suspension bridge, Britannia Bridge, Llangwyfan (Aberffraw) Llanbadrig and St Tysilio (Menai Bridge) churches, Cemlyn Nature Reserve, and Penmon Point and Priory. Also chough, peregrine falcon, terns, porpoises, seals and springtime wild flowers.

Friends of the Anglesey Coastal Path

Anyone who has completed the full 125 miles of the Coastal Path can now be rewarded with a special badge and a certificate recognising this achievement. To claim your badge please fill in the online form on the Friends of the Anglesey Coastal Path website.

For a list of public toilets on the island, please see Isle of Anglesey County Council - public toilets.

A list of the toilets available through the Community Toilet Grant Scheme is also available.

Route descriptions and maps

The island has been divided into 12 sections, to find out more about a particular walk, follow the links below.

Please feel welcome to download and print the map and route description.

Holyhead to Porth Trwyn Llanfaethlu

Porth Trwyn to Cemaes

Cemaes to Amlwch Port

Amlwch Port to Moelfre

Moelfre to Pentraeth

Pentraeth to Beaumaris

Beaumaris to Moel y Don

Moel y Don to Llyn Rhos Du

Llyn Rhos Du to Aberffraw

Aberffraw to Four Mile Bridge

Four Mile Bridge to Trearddur

Trearddur to Valley

 

Let the local experts arange your walking holiday along the island's coastal and heritage paths.  packages include, transfers, maps and route planners and out full back up service.  Explore unspoilt pastures at your own pace knowing that we are with you each step of the way 

Other Things to do

  • Cycling

    'Cycling'

    'What better way to experience all the natural beauty that Anglesey has to offer than by bike. '

  • Countryside

    'Countryside'

    'Over 220 square miles of Anglesey’s landscapes are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. '

  • Geology

    'Geology'

    'The breath-taking scenery and unusual rocky landscapes found in Anglesey are unlike anywhere else. '

Other Attractions

  • Beaches

    'Beaches'

    'There really is nothing better than spending a lazy day at the beach! '

  • Active and Outdoors

    'Active and Outdoors'

    'Making the most of the great outdoors is easy on Anglesey, as the great outdoors is something we have plenty of. '