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243 Llanfaethlu to Cemaes

Anglesey is full of surprises. I round a corner and come across a wonderful little bar of beach. Continue reading

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242 Llanfachraeth to Llanfaethlu

I wait for the rain to stop and set off for a walk in dull weather along nameless bays. Continue reading

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241b Holyhead to Llanfachraeth

I discover the path along the shore is not really a path at all. It’s an ankle-twisting scramble over rocks, pebbles and loose shingle. Continue reading

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241a Holyhead

It’s a weird morning. Dull weather. Poor scenery. And slow progress. Continue reading

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240 Trearddur Bay to Holyhead

High tide means the beach is covered, so I take to the promenade in order to walk around Trearddur Bay. When I reach the end of the bay I know the official Isle of Anglesey Coast Path joins the road. But I discover there is no … Continue reading

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239b Silver Bay to Trearddur Bay

A giant child with a massive paint brush has been set free to paint the cliffs. The rocks are crumpled and creased, looking as if made of nothing more solid than flimsy cardboard. Continue reading

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239a Valley to Silver Bay

I cross over onto Holy Island and take a wrong turn, before arriving at a shimmering silver beach. Continue reading

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227 Porthor to Morfa

Mud, mud and more mud. Also glorious little coves and deserted cliffs. Shame about the howling gale. Continue reading

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224 Abersoch to Hell’s Mouth

Why is this beach called Hell’s Mouth? I find out later… Continue reading

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222 Criccieth to Pwllheli

I meet lambs in plastic jackets and a mud-splattered Bear Grylls, before ending up in Wetherspoon’s. Continue reading

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