GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Rhosneigr and Llyn Maelog Walk

2 miles (3.2 km)

This circular walk explores the Anglesey village of Rhosneigr, visiting Llyn Maelog and the pretty beach.
The village is located in the south-west ofthe island and notable as the most expensive place to live in Anglesey in terms of house prices. There are three lovely beaches including one which stretches fromthe Afon Crigyllestuary to theCymyran Strait. This easy walk around the village runs for about 2 miles on a series of flat public footpaths giving fine views of the area.
The walk starts on the eastern side of the village where you can pick up a footpath heading north along Llyn Maelog. You can follow the path around the lake before crossing the road to reach the beach. Here you can explore the beach and dunes before returning to the start point.
On the walk look out for a wide variety of birdlife in the reedbeds around the lake. These include Grey heron,snipe, reed warblers,coots,mallard and shelducks.
The walk is accessible from the train station at the northern end. It's a short stroll south to the lake edge from there.

Postcode

LL64 5JH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Rhosneigr Llyn Maelog OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Rhosneigr Llyn Maelog Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The Glan-Neigr hotel is a nice place to go for some refreshments after your walk. The hotel has a good bar area and a beer garden outside for warmer days. You can find it on Post Office Lane, at a postcode of LL64 5JA.

Dog Walking

The area is a great for dog walking and the Glan-Neigr hotel mentioned above is also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area follow the Anglesey Coast Path south to visit Aberffraw and the adjacent Tywyn Aberffraw. This area of common land is one of the finest dune systems in the country.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Llyn Maelog - geograph.org.uk - 1131796

Llyn Maelog

Stream discharging from Llyn Maelog - geograph.org.uk - 1050887

Stream discharging from Llyn Maelog

Bridge and walkway which form part of the Llyn Maelog circular walk - geograph.org.uk - 1050966

Bridge and walkway which form part of the Llyn Maelog circular walk

Rhosneigr - geograph.org.uk - 82709

Rhosneigr sits on a headland and is surrounded on two sides by good beaches. It is a watersports centre. The picture is looking towards the North with RAF Valley in the background

The Boat Pool, Rhosneigr - geograph.org.uk - 1047187

The Boat Pool, Rhosneigr. The sheltered area between the reefs and the land is known as "The Boat Pool".

Sgwar Rhosneigr Square - geograph.org.uk - 1050862

Rhosneigr Square. The square is dominated by the war memorial clock. The paved area to the right of the clock is the village bus station. The village is served by the No 45 Rhosneigr-Llangefni service and No 25 Aberffraw-Holyhead service, each making the round trip five times daily Mon-Sat.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Rhosneigr Llyn Maelog.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Rhosneigr Llyn Maelog.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)