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Pentraeth circular walk


Description of a circular walk near Pentraeth, on the east coast of Anglesey.

Pentraeth car park to Red Wharf Bay

Park in Brick Street car park in the centre of Pentraeth, and follow the sign for the ‘DONA’ circular walk down Brick Street into Chapel Street.

At the footpath sign turn right through the kissing gate alongside the cattle grid. Follow this track to the next cattle grid and metal kissing gate; immediately after leaving the track and walk straight onto the footpath over the field through a gap in the hedge to the next metal kissing gate and follow this path to a blue metal gate onto a track.

Bear right then left following the track down to Red Wharf Bay, turn right and cross the narrow bridge over Afon Nodwydd to the tarmac road, turn left towards the beach car park.

Red Wharf Bay to Coch y Mieri

Follow the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path to the right keeping the sea on the left.

Follow this path for 2km past entrances to Tŷ’n Coed and Tŷ Mawr on the right, where the path bears left around scrub and over a small stream.

Continue to a small wooden chalet Ger-Y-Mor and just after this building make a right turn at the way-marker onto the lane.

Coch y Mieri to Pentraeth

Continue the short distance to the tarmac road and turn right following the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path sign along the gated farm track to Coch y Mieri.

After 300 metres at a concrete gate post turn left off the track onto the signed foot path, follow the fence line on the right around the back of Coch y Mieri buildings following the way-markers.

Continue along the path to the right between a wall and fence to a ladder stile on the right (opposite a wooden stile going uphill into Pentraeth forest) Follow the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path left and along the path to a metal kissing gate.

Continue straight on following the fence line on the left through wooden kissing gate. At the second wooden kissing gate follow the path down the slope and bear left at the way marker onto a track.

Follow this track to the gated entrance at Tŷ Mawr turn left following the footpath sign behind this property along the path at the woodland edge to a wooden kissing gate. When the track divides at the way marker take the right-hand path downhill to a track at the entrance to Tŷ’n Coed, turn left and follow this track.

At a finger post sign to Tan y Mynydd and Tŷ’n Coed bear left to Tŷ’n Gair bear right and pass right in front of this property to the tarmac road by Glan Morfa entrance, turn left and follow this road to the junction of the beach road. There is a telephone and mailbox on the left of this corner.

Turn right towards the beach car park a short distance on the left, at the signpost go back over the Afon Nodwydd bridge and retrace steps back to Pentraeth Car Park.



Admission fees apply


Parking charges may apply


Start of the walk


  • Café
  • Parking available
  • Public transport nearby