GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Llanddwyn Island

4 miles (6 km)

This walk explores Llanddwyn Island (Ynys Llanddwyn) on the Isle of Anglesey. The small tidal island is a stunningly beautiful location with rolling dunes, rocky outcrops, sandy beaches, lovely bays and the atmospheric ruins of St Dwynwen's Church.
You can park at the Newborough Warren car park just to the north east of the island. Then follow the woodland trails through Newborough Forest to reach the island. Footpaths then head south toward the Twr Mawr lighthouse which marks the western entrance to theMenai Strait. The noteworthy structure is similar in style to the Angleseywindmills and stands at a height of33 feet (10m). From here there are fabulous views to Snowdonia and the Lleyn Peninsula.
The island is attached to Newborough Forest where you can extend your walk if you have time. The large coastal forest forms part of the Newborough Warrent Nature Reserve where you can look out for wildlife including oystercatchers, lapwings, curlew, skylarks and meadow pipits.
The long distance Anglesey Coast Path also passes the island. You can follow the trail north and visit the lovely Malltreath Sands and the Afon Cefni. Following the path east will take you along the Menai Strait to Menai Bridge.
You can virtually explore the island using the google street view link below!

Llanddwyn Island Postcode

LL61 6SG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Llanddwyn Island OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Llanddwyn Island Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby






The isthmus, viewed from Llanddwyn Island. - - 226174

Eglwys Santes Dwynwen, Llanddwyn Island


GPS Files

GPX File

Llanddwyn Island.gpx (right click - 'Save As')

Memory Map Route

Llanddwyn Island.mmo (right click - 'Save As')