Anglesey Coastal Path Stage 7 Malltraeth to Stanley Embankment
|32.3 km||294 m|
Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.
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Closing the loop on the mainland was the aim today as the full walk was not going to be possible in the time left. This stretch avoids the coast for the first hour or so, and doesn’t really pick up until you reach the beach at Aberffraw. There’s a significant stretch of coastline that the path misses out on for some reason, hopefully they’ll negotiate access.
At Aberffraw, the tide was out and it was easily possible to cross the estuary and cut a few kms off the route. However, I decided to seek refreshment in Aberffraw which unfortunately appeared shut for the day.
Finally back on the coast, you soon reach the church at Cwyfan and another unfortunate diversion inland, albeit a shortish one and the last significant one on the trip. This is another stretch to be avoided at the weekend if you’ve any aversion to noisy walks as the motorsport centre at Ty Croes rather detracts from this section. Once past it, you soon forget and there’s a decent bit of coastal walking before you reach Rhosneigr and what seems like endless beach walking. This is fine in moderation, but is heavy going on a long day especially as the sand continues beyond Rhosneigr as far as Plas Cymyran! Finally along the inland straits that were sandier and more than just salt flats, though difficult to navigate in one place (Glan Rhyd-Isaf). Arriving at Four mile Bridge, where the official continuation is across to Ynys Cybi, I continued over towards Y Fali to arrive at the Stanley Embankment I’d left just over a week ago with sore feet and a determination to get the last leg completed some time in the week!!
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