GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Holyhead to Caernarfon

39 miles (62 km)

Follow National Cycle route 8 through Anglesey and over the Menai bridge into Wales.
You start in Holyhead passing through Penrhos Coastal Park and the village of Valley before heading through Anglesey to the Menai Bridge on quiet country roads. Here you cross the beautiful Menai Strait into mainland Wales. The route then heads south along the Menai Strait, passing through the pretty village of Y Felinheli, before joining the traffic free Lon Las Menai cycle route which takes you into Caernarfon.

Holyhead to Caernarfon OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Holyhead to Caernarfon Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Head to the Coffee Cups Cafe in Penrhos for some refreshments on your cycle. There's a good menu and little wooden huts in the garden where you can enjoy your lunch outside but with shelter. It's a friendly place and can be found at the south eastern end of the park with a postcode of LL65 2JE for your sat navs.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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