New for 2021

Best of Anglesey Coast Path Guided Island Hopping Holiday

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: Guided Trails
Walking Grade: 3
from £1,099pp

Inspired by Anglesey while watching Julia Bradbury’s Best Walks with a View? We’ve picked the very best here for you on the Isle of Anglesey. The largest island in Wales and England, Anglesey boasts an inspirational coastline that’s almost all (95%) a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We discover 70 miles of the Anglesey Coast Path, picking out the highlights of the island, including South Stack, Llanddwyn island, Lligwy Bay, Bwa Gwyn sea arches, Penmon Point & Priory. Watch out for wildlife, with chances to spot puffins, porpoise and seals and step back in time to discover ancient island life – the island is home to the largest concentration on ancient sites in Wales. Enjoy being guided on the best walks the island has to offer, and relax knowing all your accommodation, transport and meals are taken care of, you just need to put on your boots and enjoy the journey.

Holiday Highlights

  • Spot puffins, guillemots and razorbills clinging to the cliffs at South Stack. Maybe one of the rare Choughs too.
  • Visit Llanddwyn island, one of the most picturesque locations in the UK
  • Enjoy miles and miles of inspirational coastline, and hopefully sightings of seals and dolphins too
  • Discover a geologist’s and archaeologist’s heaven – with over 100+ rock types and one of the largest collection of ancient sites in Britain
  • All meals included. Comfortable ensuite accommodation in the seaside castle town of Beaumaris
  • Guided walks each day

What’s included

  • Full Board ensuite accommodation
  • Experienced HF Holidays Walking Leader
  • All transport to and from the walks

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDFs for each holiday.

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Meet your group (1830 at the hotel reception) before your evening meal, and find out the plan of action.

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A stunning walk today with over three miles of beautiful beach backed by a nature reserve home to red squirrels, lizards and more, plus inspirational views out over to Snowdonia and the Llyn peninsula. A visit to Llanddwyn island too before we reach the pretty Ffraw estuary and Aberffraw, and its famous dunes.

Distance: 13 miles (21km)
Ascent: 490 feet (150m)

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Holyhead island, including South Stack and Holyhead Mountain. One of the most dramatic sections of the coastline, wild and unspoilt landscapes, the spectacular setting of South Stack lighthouse, and the highest point on the island (Holyhead Mountain), plus superb wildlife watching opportunities from the RSPB’s Twr Elin.

Distance: 10 miles (16km)
Ascent: 2,100 feet (650m)

Puffins - Isle of Man

A glimpse of life in a traditional Welsh homestead, at the Swtan heritage museum, before we explore the remotest section of the island’s coastline, Church Bay to Cemaes. This wildlife haven is home to seals, skerries and Artic Terns – have your camera at the ready.

Distance: 11 miles (17.5km)
Ascent: 1100 feet (340m)

Aerial view of Church Bay in Anglesey North Wales UK during sunset.

Starting where we finished at Cemaes, we head to the most northerly point in Wales today, then watch out for seals, porpoise and dolphins playing in the shelter of Bull Bay. On to Llanellian before we hop on our coach for a visit to the Mars-like landscapes of the Paris Mountain museum.

Distance: 9 miles (14km)
Ascent: 1,240 ft (380m)

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Beautiful Lligwy beach, the lifeboat museum, sea cliffs and sandy beaches all the way from Llanellian to Red Wharf Bay. Bring your swimming togs today and if there’s time, take a dip at Benllech Beach while the others enjoy their ice creams.

Distance: 13 miles (21km)
Ascent: 1700 ft (520m)

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The final leg of our journey, from Red Wharf Bay to the World Heritage Site of Beaumaris Castle. We’ve cracking views out over Snowdonia & Puffin Island and visits to Penmon Priory and Trwyn Du lighthouse to enjoy.

Distance: 13 miles (21km)
Ascent: 490 ft (150m)

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Bulkeley Hotel - Anglesey

The 4* historic Bulkeley Hotel is located in the heart of the picturesque castle town of Beaumaris. Just a short walk from the beach, the Bulkeley gives us the perfect, on the island, base for our holiday. Comfortable ensuite rooms, beautiful gardens and outdoor terrace, where we can relax after our days walks.

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Getting to Bulkeley Hotel - Anglesey

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More Information

Essential Information

Essential Equipment

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety and comfort are our priorities, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents
  • Waterproof walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters.
  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares)
  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers
  • Warm hat and gloves. Gaiters are an optional but useful extra
  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks
  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner
  • Thermos flask for hit drink
  • Water bottle (at least 1 litres)
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar
  • Small torch
  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed)

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun cream
  • Camera

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £30 per person.

Holiday Prices

Date (Start - End) Nights Itinerary Price Status Trip Notes Book
12 Jun - 19 Jun 2021
7 Island Hopping £1,099 Unavailable to Book Unavailable Trip Notes
05 Sep - 12 Sep 2021
7 Island Hopping £1,099 Unavailable to Book Unavailable Trip Notes
09 Oct - 16 Oct 2021
7 Island Hopping £1,099 Available Trip Notes Book Now
28 May - 04 Jun 2022
7 Island Hopping £1,149 £1,129 Save £20 Per Person Trip Notes Book Now
25 Jun - 02 Jul 2022
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09 Jul - 16 Jul 2022
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03 Sep - 10 Sep 2022
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24 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
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