anglesey coastal path sign at cable bay

anglesey coastal path

The Isle of Anglesey coastal path is one of Anglesey's greatest attractions and the path follows over 90% of the Anglesey coastline. This Coastal Path is nearly 125 miles in total and would take approximately 12 days to complete from start to finish. The path which is mainly for walkers, but there are also various sections which are suitable for cyclists and horse riders alike.

Coastal path Sign

anglesey coastal path 12 sections

The Anglesey Coastal Path is devided into 12 main sections which can be completed individually as you wish, or if staying here on a walking holiday can be completed in about 12 days. The official starting point is St. Cybi's church in Holyhead, grid reference SH247 826, but you can start at any section which is nearest to you. There are some amazing sights and attractions to be seen on many of the coastal paths, such as the two bridges that allow traffic and trains onto Anglesey, the location where the Royal Charter sank with over 4 tonnes of gold! You can also pass the beautiful South Stack lighthouse and call in to Elin's Tower which is currently run by the RSPB and see thousands of nesting birds on the cliff tops with their binoculars and live video cameras.

Once you have completed all 12 sections of the Coastal Path you receive a special certificate.

Each section of the coastal path has it's own map which can be downloaded with an excellent and thorough description of that particular section. The Anglesey County Council provide an excellent map and full description on their website we have included a link to their link below.

The start of the Anglesey Coastal Path is located at Cybi Church, inside the Old Roman Fort at Holyhead.

The 12 Sections of the Anglesey Coastal Path

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