Anglesey Coastal Path Stage 7 Malltraeth to Stanley Embankment

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Distance
Ascent
Time
32.27 km 294 m

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Hazards:

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Anglesey Coastal Path Stage 7 Malltraeth to Stanley Embankment Route Map and GPX Download

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Recommended Maps

Landranger 114 Anglesey , Explorer 263 Anglesey East, Explorer 262 Anglesey West

Guidebooks:

Walking the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path – Official Guide, Coastal Walks Around Anglesey

Summits and Places on this Route

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Anglesey Coastal Path Stage 7 Malltraeth to Stanley Embankment Details

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!!

The Route Full route to follow, eventually..

Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader.
Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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