Isle of Anglesey Coast Path

A walking holiday from Bangor circling the diverse coastal scenery of the Isle of Anglesey.

9 to 16 nights
137 miles
Moderate to Demanding

From £810 per person

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About this route

This Isle of Anglesey Coast Path walking holiday circumnavigates this amazing island, traversing the entire 137-mile trail starting and finishing in Bangor on the mainland.

This fantastic walk showcases everything the Isle of Anglesey has to offer, including plenty of spectacular scenery to admire, rare wildlife to spot, intriguing history to uncover and a range of welcoming settlements to explore along the way.

© Contours Walking Holidays Isle of Anglesey Coast Path  map
Circular trail beginning at Bangor
137 miles (219 km)
2nd January to 24th December

Holiday highlights

Reaching the highest point on the Isle of Anglesey at the summit of Holyhead Mountain.

Visiting the many clean and beautiful beaches along the Anglesey coastline.

Exploring charming coastal towns and villages such as Beaumaris, Cemaes and Holyhead.

Available tours

CodeTourDurationDifficultyPrice per person
IAC1 A circular trail beginning at Bangor 9 nights, 8 days walking Demanding£810
IAC2 A circular trail beginning at Bangor 10 nights, 9 days walking Demanding£900
IAC3 A circular trail beginning at Bangor 12 nights, 11 days walking Moderate / Demanding£1080
IAC4 A circular trail beginning at Bangor 14 nights, 13 days walking Moderate£1260
IAC5 A circular trail beginning at Bangor 16 nights, 15 days walking Moderate£1440

Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path 9 nights, 8 days walking

£NNN per person
  • Itinerary
  • What's included?
  • Extra nights?
  • Tour facts
  • Route profile
  • Travel info
  • Weather

Travel to Bangor where your first night's accommodation has been booked

Day 1

Bangor to Benllech. 23 miles (37km)

Day 2

Benllech to Amlwch. 15 miles (24km)

Day 3

Amlwch to Church Bay(L). 19.5 miles (31.5km)

Day 4

Church Bay(L) to Holyhead. 15.5 miles (24.5km)

Day 5

Holyhead to Rhoscolyn(T). 16 miles (25.5km)

Day 6

Rhoscolyn(T) to Aberffraw(L). 18.5 miles (29.5km)

Day 7

Aberffraw(L) to Dwyran. 14 miles (22.5km)

Day 8

Dwyran to Bangor. 15.5 miles (24.5km)


Depart from Bangor after breakfast

Your Itinerary

This itinerary lists our preferred overnight stops for this tour. Sometimes there may be a shortage of available accommodation in a preferred location, in which case we will transfer you from the trail to your accommodation and back again at no extra charge. Overnight stops marked with a (T) will always require transfers as standard.

Overnight stops marked with an (L) have very limited accommodation, and therefore more often than not will also require a transfer, particularly on bank holidays and weekends. We will use non-transfer accommodation wherever possible.

The daily mileages quoted are average trail miles only and do not include the distance from the trail to your accommodation. We do not expect you to have to travel more than a mile from the trail to your accommodation; should your accommodation be further than this, transfers will be provided as standard.

Below are the additional costs that may apply depending on your requirements. Dog-friendly tours are subject to a Daily Dog Charge, which will be listed below if applicable. Our standard prices per person are based upon two people sharing a room; if you are on your own, or are part of a group but require a room of your own, then the Solo Traveller or Single Supplements apply respectively:

A note about transfers
Solo Traveller Supplement
£40.00 per person / per night
Single Supplement
£30.00 per person / per night

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

What's included?

  • 9 nights' accommodation in en-suite rooms (where available) in selected B&B’s, hotels, inns and guesthouses along the trail, or a short distance away via taxi provided at our expense.
  • Breakfast each day.
  • Door to door luggage transfer.
  • Maps with the route marked on and a guidebook or route notes describing the trail.
  • An information pack containing an itinerary, instructions on how to find your accommodation each night and a kit list.
  • Detailed travel instructions on how to get to the start of your holiday and back from the end of it.

Extra Nights & Rest Days

An extra night is a delightful way to extend your holiday, giving you extra time to explore the area or relax.

If you enjoy spending some more time soaking up the atmosphere in glorious countryside and golden beaches, consider the seaside resort of Benllech for an extra night.

You can add rest days at any of the overnight stops:

Extra night (Standard)
£50.00 per person / per night

Tour Facts

Total distance: 137 miles (219 km)
Duration: 9 nights, 8 days walking
Minimum daily distance: 14 miles (22.5 km)
Maximum daily distance: 23 miles (37 km)
Code: IAC1 Grade: Demanding
Season: 2nd January - 24th December
Start of holiday: Bangor
End of holiday: Bangor

Route Profile

Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path Route Profile

Travel Information

Useful information and travel links that will assist you in your plans to travel to the start of the holiday and back from the end of it are sent to you with your full tour pack. A summary is given below:

By Air - The most convenient major city and international airports are Manchester, Liverpool John Lennon and Cardiff.

By Rail - There is a rail station at Bangor.

By Bus - Various bus services run to and from Bangor.

From London - Trains run from London Euston station to Bangor.

Return To The Start - The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is a circular trail beginning and ending at Bangor.

Weather Information

To find out more about the weather forecast for your chosen holiday's general location, please see the following websites:

  • MetCheck - This website allows you to look up detailed weather information for specific locations as far as six months in advance.
  • Met Office - This website shows regional area forecasts a few days in advance, with a general UK forecast description of up to 30 days in advance.
  • Mountain Forecast - This website shows what the forecast is like up on specific hills and fells, and offers forecasts a few days in advance.

Routes on this trail

5 to 9 nights
73 miles
From £450 per person
A self-guided walk from Bangor to Holyhead along the diverse coastline of the Isle of Anglesey.Find Out More
5 to 8 nights
64 miles
From £450 per person
A walk from Holyhead to Bangor along rocky coastline and the Menai Strait in the South of Anglesey.Find Out More
4 nights
28 miles
Easy / Moderate
From £360 per person
A short walking holiday from Holyhead to Rhosneigr on the Isle of Anglesey Coast Path.Find Out More

Customer reviews from the Isle of Anglesey Coast Path

“Our holiday was fabulous. It was so well planned and could not have gone better.”
Mrs Sutherland, USA
“Lots of beautiful scenery.”
Mr Stallings, USA
“It was a beautiful walk with fantastic varied scenery.”
Mr Walsh, UK
“Had a fantastic holiday despite two storms early in the week. Have fallen in love with Anglesey.”
Mrs Beat, UK
"Amlwch" by Tricia Hewson (2017)
"St. Georges Channel" by Tricia Hewson (2017)
"Ferry at Holyhead" by Tricia Hewson (2017)
"Sunset over Holyhead" by Tricia Hewson (2017)
"South of Beaumaris" by Ton Tijmensen (2017)
"Near Beaumaris" by Ton Tijmensen (2017)
"Red Wharf Bay" by Ton Tijmensen (2017)

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