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Best of Anglesey Coast Path Guided Island Hopping Holiday

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: Signature guided walking
Walking Grade: 3
from £1,259pp

Located just off the mainland’s northwest coast, the Welsh island of Anglesey delights with wonderful walking trails, great beaches, ancient castles, and an impressive coastline. It’s also one of the best places in Britain for birdwatching, with thousands of rare bird species flocking to its scenic shores every year. Holiday highlights include spending time on the picturesque Llanddwyn Island, and admiring the 19th century South Stack Lighthouse perched on its own tiny island off the far west coast.

What you’ll love

  • Discovering the beautiful landscapes of Anglesey on foot 
  • Visiting Llanddwyn Island (tides permitting) 
  • Walking miles of coastline and spotting all sorts of wildlife 
  • Relaxing on the beautiful sandy beaches 
  • Admiring South Stack Lighthouse
  • Appreciating the peacefulness and slower pace of life 

What’s included

  • Comfortable en-suite rooms in our partner accommodation(s) 
  • Cooked or continental breakfast every morning 
  • Daily packed lunches
  • Three-course evening meals, plus tea & coffee  
  • Guided walks with an experienced HF Holidays Leader 
  • All transport to and from walks where necessary 

Trip Notes

Easy to download as a PDF, our trip notes provide detailed information for every holiday. Please click below to find the trip notes for your departure date.

All our carefully-curated itineraries are designed by our experts. While we make every effort to adhere to the described itinerary, we may take alternative routes or adapt the running order for weather and/or operational reasons.

You're welcome to check in at the Bulkeley Hotel from 4pm. Our leader will meet the group in the hotel reception at 6:30pm and they'll provide a short introduction to the holiday before dinner. Days 2 to 7 are walking days. The walks are listed below in clockwise order around the coast of Anglesey, but won’t necessarily happen on the days shown. Changes will be made depending on tide times and weather conditions.

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Distance: 10 miles (16km)

Ascent: 450 feet (140m)

A stunning walk exploring the south-east of Anglesey. Starting near Dwyran, we walk through Newborough Nature Reserve, past sand dunes and through the forest to the beach. This area is home to red squirrels, lizards and more, plus inspirational views across to Snowdonia and the Llyn peninsula. A visit to Llanddwyn Island (tides permitting) before we end the day in Malltreath, having crossed the estuary on the cob.

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Distance: 10 miles (16km)

Ascent: 1,850 feet (560m)

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.

Puffins - Isle of Man


Distance: 12 miles (19.5km)

Ascent: 1,300 feet (400m)

Starting in Church Bay beside the Swtan heritage museum, we explore the remotest section of the island’s coastline around the north-west corner to Cemaes. This wildlife haven is home to seals, Artic Terns and much more. You will also have good views back to Holy Island and out to the Skerries.

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


Distance: 10 miles (16km)

Ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

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 Amlwch before we hop on our coach for a visit to the Mars-like landscapes of the Parys Mountain old copper mines.

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Distance: 11 miles (18km)

Ascent: 1,400 feet (420m)

We start by going out to Llaneilian lighthouse and then make our way along the cliffs, before turning inland around Traeth Dulas estuary and then via beautiful Lligwy Bay to Moelre with its lifeboat station and visitor centre.

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Distance: 10½ miles (16.5km)

Ascent: 900 ft (280m)

This leg takes us from above the wide expanse of Red Wharf Bay to Beaumaris Castle.  One section of the path is inland around Penmon Priory.  We have stunning views out over Snowdonia and also Puffin Island, together with a visit to Trwyn Du lighthouse.

Trwyn Du Lighthouse and Puffin Island in the island of Anglesey  (Wales)



Anglesey Map

Bulkeley Hotel - Anglesey

The 3* 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. This hotel is dog-friendly so you may meet four legged friends in some of the communal areas.

Food & drink

Your stay is full-board. This includes daily breakfasts, packed lunch options, and evening meals. Vegetarian choices and dietary requirements can be catered for (please give advance notice when booking).

Packed lunches
Our packed lunches will be too much food for some and not enough for others; if you feel you might need more food during the walk, please bring a supply of snacks to supplement this – it won’t always be possible to buy these on the route. Your packed lunches will include: a bread sandwich or roll with a choice of filling; some fresh fruit; fruit cake/flapjack or similar, crisps and/or biscuits. For those of you tackling a level 4 or above holiday, we would highly recommend bringing some trail mix or something similar to ensure you've some fuel in reserve should you need it.

Dietary requirements
Our partner hotels can cater for most dietary requirements, but it is important you advise us of any allergies and dietary restrictions you have at the time of booking.

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Getting to Bulkeley Hotel - Anglesey

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Essential information

The UK has a famously unpredictable climate so it's best to be prepared for weather that’s sunny one minute and raining the next.  To make it easier, here’s a list of items you should consider packing.  

Essentials 

  • Suitable footwear such as waterproof walking boots that provide ankle support and good grip 
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket, preferably insulated 
  • Comfortable clothing (jeans & waterproof capes are not suitable) 
  • Waterproof overtrousers 
  • Gloves and a warm hat (or sunhat) 
  • Rucksack 
  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre capacity) 
  • A small torch 
  • Sunscreen 
  • Mobile phone and portable charger 
  • Watch 
  • UV sunglasses 

Recommended 

  • Several base layers (long-sleeve or short-sleeve) 
  • Cushioned walking socks to avoid blisters 
  • First aid kit, including plasters and insect repellent 
  • Sit mat  
  • Spare pair of socks 
  • Energy snacks 
  • Waterproof pouch for valuables 
  • Rubbish bag (remember to always leave no trace) 
  • Wallet/purse 

Optional extras

  • Walking poles, useful for descents 
  • Flask for hot drinks 
  • Durable lunch box 
  • Gaiters 
  • Blister kit  
  • Waterproof rucksack liner 
  • Head torch 
  • GPS device 

Guest reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Supplements may apply.

Non-member fee: £30 per person.


Holiday prices

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2024

13 Apr - 20 Apr 2024

7 nights

Island Hopping

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£1,469

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25 May - 01 Jun 2024

7 nights

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£1,329 £1,279

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13 Jul - 20 Jul 2024

7 nights

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£1,429

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£1,429 pp

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07 Sep - 14 Sep 2024

7 nights

Island Hopping

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£1,589 £1,539

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£1,379 £1,329 pp

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21 Sep - 28 Sep 2024

7 nights

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£1,589 £1,539

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£1,379 £1,329 pp

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Duration:
7 nights
Type:
Signature guided walking
Walking Grade:
3

7 nights from £1,259pp

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