October 2nd, 2019
Enjoy a scenic coastal and countryside walk in the gorgeous Beaumaris countryside, on the island of Anglesey.
Where: Beaumaris, Anglesey.
Distance: Approx 6 miles
Start: Outside castle entrance, opposite the White Lion Hotel (there are several car parks in Beaumaris, the nearest is behind the castle). To reach Beaumaris, follow the A55 over the bridge and into Anglesey. Leave at junction 8A for the A5, then at Menai Bridge take the A545, following signs for Beaumaris.
Grid Ref: SH 607 761
Map: OS Explorer 263: Anglesey East
1: With castle entrance behind, turn left. After pedestrian crossing, take one-way road to right. At shore turn left through gate and into field. Stay ahead on path close to cliff edge; to soon join road.
2: Continue until road veers from coast. Here, follow steep path to beach. Follow shoreline for approx 1 mile.
3: When you reach Lleiniog, head left at river; at tarmac road turn left. Soon take footpath on right; running parallel to road. Where road bends left path joins another path heading right. Follow path alongside stream until access road for sewerage treatment.
4: Along road; turn left at first house. Stay to left and join footpath. At T junction and gate, stay left again, keeping gardens on right.
5: At Llangoes village road turn left, then after 100 metres cross road, take right turn onto obvious field path.
6: Cross stile, then through campsite. Pass toilet block, through parked caravans, then follow way-marker (yellow arrow) pointing half right to another way-marker for stile in hedge to right.
7: Cross field diagonally half left, then same across next field. At narrow lane turn left continuing ahead to Llanfaes.
8: As lane bends sharply right, turn left (ignoring first left to church), go through small gate beside larger gate (marked for “The Friary”). Follow path straight across field and golf course, heading to stone steps leading to lane. Right here, back to town centre. Turn left to castle.
**Please note that the beach (point 2) cannot be crossed at high tide. It is passable an hour either side of high tide. Check the tide tables before starting at www.beaumarislifeboat.com
Point of Interest
1: Llanfaes was a thriving mediaeval village until Edward I decided to build his castle here. The villagers were evicted and moved to a new area the other side of the island – Newborough.
Visiting Beaumaris Castle
Castle Street, Beaumaris, Ynys Mon. LL58 8AP. 01248 810 361
Monday to Sunday 09:30 to 17:00
Adults: £7.30; Concession: £5.80; Family: £21:20
**These directions are for guidance only. The Oakeley Arms can accept no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury resulting from the use of this information. The information quoted is correct at the time of writing. Always take a map with you and be prepared for the weather for turn. Do not venture out in bad weather.