Coastal sentinel: Penmon lighthouse guards the narrow channel between Trwyn Du and Puffin Island

Bangor to Menai Bridge

A complete circuit of the Isle of Anglesey. 130 miles/210 kilometres of beautiful and dramatic coastal walking split into twelve days.

Day sections

  1. Menai Bridge/Llanfairpwll to Beaumaris
  2. Beaumaris to Pentraeth
  3. Pentraeth to Moelfre
  4. Moelfre to Amlwch Port
  5. Amlwch Port to Cemaes
  6. Cemaes to Church Bay
  7. Church Bay to Holyhead
  8. Holyhead to Trearddur
  9. Trearddur to Four-mile Bridge
  10. Four-mile Bridge to Abeffraw
  11. Aberffraw to Newborough
  12. Newborough to Menai Bridge/Llanfairpwll

Best bits of the Isle of Anglesey

Britannia Bridge and Menai Suspension Bridge, tidal Menai Strait, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn-drobwyllllantysiliogogogoch, Beaumaris Castle, Penmon Priory and dovecot, St Seriol’s well, Trwyn Du lighthouse and Puffin Island, Red Wharf Bay, Ship Inn, Moelfre statue and lifeboat station, sandy beaches at Traeth Lligwy and Traeth Dulas, red squirrels in Dulas Estate woods, Ynys Dulas and Point Lynas lighthouse, Amlwch Port and ‘Sail Loft Visitor Centre and Cafe’, Bull Bay, Porth Wen old brickworks and sea arch, Cemaes, tiny church of Llanbadrig, Cemlyn Bay tern colony, Carmel Head, Holyhead Island and harbour, St Cybi’s Church, Holyhead Mountain, South Stack lighthouse, Ellin’s Tower and RSPB Reserve, Bwa Gwyn sea arch, Four-mile Bridge, Porth Cwyfan island church, Abeffraw beach and dunes, Newborough Forest and Llandwyn Island, Afon Braint stepping stones, Sea Zoo, Bryn Celli Ddu Neolithic burial chamber, Plas Newydd National Trust house.

Tidal strait, castle, lighthouses, lofty cliffs and vast sandy bays