Anglesey Dog Walking Routes

Posted: 16th February, 2023

Anglesey is renowned for its unspoiled beaches and magnificent scenery. Most of the island has been named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. What better location is there for a dog walk? 

To ensure you explore the best of the island we have collated routes for all abilities, long and short, on either side of the island.

Take a look below to discover the perfect walk for you, with plenty of options from both Silver Bay and Woodland Falls.


Dog Walking Routes Close to Silver Bay 


Silver Bay Beach

Type: Point to point

Distance: Variable  

Where: Silver Bay, 5 min walk from Silver Bay / 40 min drive from Woodland Falls

Difficulty: Easy 

Car park: Not needed

As owners will know, the beautiful Silver Bay Beach is on the doorstep of their holiday home. Stroll down the private footpath where you will be greeted by the glistening sandy shores of Silver Bay. The major benefits of being a holiday home owner is that the only other car park near Silver Bay is a 20 minute walk away., giving you some exclusive access to the beach.

For a slightly longer walk, turn right before you reach the beach and travel along the coastal path. You will reach Rhoscolyn beach and further along, Trearddur Bay.



South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve

Type: Circular 

Distance: 2.6k / 1hr 10min  

Where: Trearddur / 20 min drive from Silver Bay / 40 min drive from Woodland Falls

Difficulty: Easy 

Car park: Yes – RSPB Elin’s Tower Car Park, S Stack Rd, Holyhead LL65 1YH

For a walk with a view head to Trearddur and visit the South Stack Cliffs. Here you will have access up to the lighthouse for the ideal viewpoint. Be sure to look out for some puffins and guillemots as well as seals and dolphins in the waters below! 




Penrhos Beach

Type: Circular 

Distance: 4.5k – 1 hour 

Where: Holyhead / 15 min drive from Silver Bay / 35 min drive from Woodland Falls

Difficulty: Easy

Car Park: Yes – Penrhos Beach Road Holyhead LL65 2JA

Another nearby walking route only 15 minutes away is Penrhos Beach. The white sands are especially spectacular in the summer months with waters perfect for swimming. This circular route will take you by the beach, historic ruins and woodland areas so you get the best of all terrains. 




Trearddur Bay to Rhoscolyn Circular Walk 

Type: Circular route 

Distance: 11.3k / 2hr 30 

Where: Trearddur Bay, 15 minute drive from Silver Bay / 35 min drive from Woodland Falls 

Difficulty: Moderate 

Car park: Yes – Trearddur Bay, Holyhead LL65 2AQ

Fancy a longer walk? This is the one for you. Take in the picturesque coastal scenery with views of Snowdonia. You’ll also pass ‘The White Eagle’ bar and restaurant where you can stop for a bite to eat. Be sure to bring your walking boots!




Dog Walking Routes Close to Woodland Falls


Red Wharf Bay 

Type: Out and Back 

Distance: 2.6k / 30 mins

Where: Pentraeth, 15 minute drive from Woodland Falls / 35 min drive from Silver Bay

Difficulty: Easy

Car park: Yes – Lon Y Traeth, Pentraeth LL75 8PX

Coastal paths are some of the best in Anglesey. Red Wharf Bay is a hard sand bay, making it easy under the foot. Bring your dog along and take in some of the best natural scenery Anglesey has to offer.




Lligwy beach – Traeth Lligwy

Type: Out and back

Where: Lligwy / 2 minute drive from Woodland Falls / 4min drive from Silver Bay

Distance: 7k 1hr 30min 

Difficulty: Easy

Car park: Yes – Traeth Lligwy, Moelfre LL72 8NN

The award-winning Lligwy beach has been voted one of the best in the UK. Its unspoiled shore makes it a must visit during your stays with us at Woodland Falls. Take in the peaceful surroundings and stroll along from Moelfre to Lligwy beach and back.




Benllech Circular

Type: Circular route 

Distance: 9.8k / 2 hrs 10 mins

Where: Pentraeth / 15 minute drive from Woodland Falls / 40 min drive from Silver Bay

Difficulty: Easy

Car park: Yes – Pentraeth LL75 8HJ


Usually a very quiet route, Benllech circular walk provides some incredible views out to sea. This route will take you by Traeth Coch, Red Wharf Bay, Castell Mawr Rock and Benllech. Whilst the terrain is mainly easy there are some tougher parts so appropriate footwear is advised.




Amlwch to Cemaes

Type: Point to point 

Distance: 12.7k / 3hrs

Where: Maes Parcio Pothladd Amlwch / 10 min drive from Woodland Falls / 39 min drive from Silver Bay

Difficulty: Difficult  

Car park: Yes – Quay St, Amlwch LL68 9HD

This longer 12.7 route is one for owners of bigger dogs looking for a good stretch. Not to worry though, this route is mostly flat and there are places for refreshments at both ends of the trail! We recommend this walk because of the combination of green countryside and the fresh sea air with accompanying views. Making it a treat for the eyes. 



We hope you enjoy your walk and be sure to tag Silver Bay and Woodland Falls on social media when posting your dog walk pics!