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Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path falls within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) which covers 95% of the coast.

It passes through landscape that includes a mixture of farmland, coastal heath, dunes, salt-marsh, foreshore, cliffs and a few small pockets of woodland. This includes a National Nature Reserve (NNR).


  • Length: 125 miles / 200km
  • Total height gain: 4,174m / 13,695ft
  • Official start point: St Cybi’s Church, Holyhead (grid ref. SH247 826)
  • Average no. of days to complete: 12
  • Towns/villages directly on the path: 20
  • Possible to complete all sections using public transport: Yes

Famous associations

Oliver Cromwell stayed at the George and Dragon in Beaumaris in 1643. The Morris Brothers of Pentre-Eiriannell, Dulas in 1700s. Charles Dickens wrote a diary of events about the wrecking of the Royal Charter in Moelfre, 1859. Charles Tunnicliffe lived and illustrated wildlife at Malltraeth (1950-1979). Kyffin Williams (artist) lived on the Menai Strait. The famous village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.

Friends of the Anglesey Coastal Path

Anyone who has completed the full 125 miles of the Coastal Path can now be rewarded with a special badge and a certificate recognising this achievement. To claim your badge please fill in the online form on the Friends of the Anglesey Coastal Path website.

Contact details

Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path Project
Environmental and Technical Services
Rights of Way Unit
Isle of Anglesey County Council
Council Offices
LL77 7TW

Tel: +44 (0)1248 752300

Contact the Highways and Transportation Service

Isle of Anglesey County Council
Council Offices
LL77 7TW
Main Tel: 01248 752300
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