GPS Cycle and Walking Routes


Anglesey Coast Path

121 miles (195 km)

Follow the beautiful coastline of the Isle of Anglesey on the fabulous walk. The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path falls within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 95% of the coast. It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, foreshore, cliffs, woodland and a National Nature Reserve.
Highlights on the route include the lovely Cemlyn Bay Nature Reserve with its shingle beach and pretty lagoon. It's a great place for wildlife spotting with various coastal birds to look out for. These include Ringed Plover, Arctic Terns, OystercatcherandShelduck. The colony of Sandwich terns is the third largest in the UK.
Also of note is the splendid Breakwater Country Park where you can climb Holyhead Mountain for wonderful views over the island.
Also on Holyhead is the spectacularly positioned South Stack Lighthouse. You can descend the 400 steps to the island and enjoy fabulous views on the way. The area also includes the South Stack RSPB nature reserve where you can look out for puffins and porpoises.
At Red Wharf Bay is area of outstanding natural beauty located on the east coast ofAnglesey. The coast path passes right along this expansive bay with its rock pools, beautiful beaches and pretty village. Just east of the bay the path takes you to Penmon Point where you can visit the Trwyn Du Lighthouse and enjoy wonderful views towards Puffin Island, Great Orme and Snowdon.

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Photos

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Cemlyn Bay Nature Reserve shot from a Grassy Knoll

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Looking into Porth Wylfa

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Llaneilian

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Benllech

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Puffin Island and lighthouse

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Menai Straits, Anglesey

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Rhoscolyn

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South Stack Lighthouse

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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