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
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.