GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Island Walks

There are a number of beautiful islands off the coast of Britain where you can enjoy wonderful coastal walks. Some are tidal islands where you can walk across the sands at low tide such as Hilbre Island in West Kirby. Most you can enjoy a nice boat trip from the mainland before exploring the island.

Please use the links below to view full route information including descriptions, elevation profiles, interactive maps and GPS downloads.

You can also view an overview map of all the routes in the using the Island Walk Map


Route NamePhotoDistanceDescription
Anglesey Coast Path121 miles (195 km)Follow the beautiful coastline of the Isle of Anglesey on the fabulous walk View Full Details>>
Brough of Birsay3 miles (5 km)Visit this tidal island on this short walk on Mainland Orkney View Full Details>>
Brownsea Island3 miles (5.5 km)This circular walk takes you on a tour of the beautiful Brownsea Island off the coast of Poole in Dorset View Full Details>>
Burgh Island1 miles (1.5 km)Visit this beautiful island off the south coast of Devon on this lovely coastal walk View Full Details>>
Caldey Island2 miles (4 km)Follow the walking trails around this fascinating and beautiful island off the Pembrokeshire coast, near Tenby View Full Details>>
Canvey Island7 miles (11 km)Enjoy a waterside walk along the Thames Estuary on this route on Canvey Islandin Essex View Full Details>>
Cudmore Grove Country Park4 miles (6 km)Located at theeastern end of Mersea Island this super country park is perfect for an easy coastal walk View Full Details>>
Farne Islands1 miles (1 km)The Farne Islands are located just 1.5 miles from the Northumberland coast at Bamburgh View Full Details>>
Hayling Billy Trail6 miles (9 km)This trail uses the Hayling Billy Coastal Path which runs along the west coast of Hayling Island near Havant.
The trail gives fabulous views of Langstone Harbour which is an internationally important site for its wildfowl and wading birds View Full Details>>
Hayling Island10 miles (16 km)Enjoy a coastal walk around the southern part of Hayling Island on this circular route View Full Details>>
Hilbre Island4 miles (7 km)Visit this beautiful island and nature reserve off the coast of West Kirby and enjoy some fabulous coastal scenery View Full Details>>
Inchcailloch Island2 miles (3 km)Follow the lovely nature trail around this small island on Loch Lomond View Full Details>>
Inchmahome Priory1 miles (1 km)Enjoy a stroll around Inchmahome Island on Lake Mentieth and explore the fascinating Inchmahome Priory View Full Details>>
Isle of Portland8 miles (13 km)Follow the Portland Coast Path around the Isle of Portland on this wonderful coastal walk in Dorset View Full Details>>
Lindisfarne Castle and Holy Island4 miles (6 km)This is an atmospheric circular walk around the fascinating Holy Island in Northumberland View Full Details>>
Looe Island1 miles (1 km)This delightful island of the Cornish coast is well worth a visit View Full Details>>
Lundy Island6 miles (9 km)Visit this beautiful island off the Devon coast and enjoy coastal walks and a variety of wildlife View Full Details>>
Mersea Island13 miles (21 km)Explore the coastline of the most easterly inhabited island in the United Kingdom island on this circular walk near Colchester View Full Details>>
Mull Head4 miles (6 km)This circular walk visits the Mull Head Nature Reserve on Mainland Island in the Orkney Islands View Full Details>>
Old Man of Hoy5 miles (8 km)This walk takes you to the amazing 449-foot sea stack on the island of Hoy in the Orkney Islands View Full Details>>
Ramsey Island4 miles (6 km)Explore this beautiful island and RSPB Nature Reserve on this circular walk off the Pembrokeshire Coast View Full Details>>
Skomer Island4 miles (6 km)Visit this beautiful Island on the Pembrokeshire Coast and enjoy wonderful coastal views and thousands of breedingseabirds View Full Details>>
St Mary's Coast Path - Isles of Scilly9 miles (14 km)Follow the beautiful coast path around St Mary's - the largest of the Isles of Scilly View Full Details>>
Two Tree Island2 miles (3 km)This expansive nature reserve in Leigh-on-Sea covers 257 hectares (640 acres) View Full Details>>
West Island Way30 miles (48 km)Explore the beautiful Isle of Bute on this stunning walk View Full Details>>

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