Scenic Discoveries

If you’re looking for some dramatic coastal views, then look no further.  Discover these places along the Welsh coastline and you’ll be wanting to come back year after year! 

 

Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshireundefined

Part of the Wales Coast Path, Cefn Sidan this is the longest beach in Wales and part of Pembrey Park aswell. 

Come and discover what 8 miles long of long sandy beach and dunes look like which is also great for fishing and walking. 

With the spectacular backdrop of the Gower Peninsula and coastal scenery of Carmarthen Bay, you won’t be disappointed!

Find out more about short and long walks on our Carmarthenshire page.

 

Worm’s Head, Gower Peninsula

Historically named “Wurm” meaning dragon by Viking invaders, this iconic headland on the world famous Gower Peninsula on the south west coast of Wales should be on your To Do list!

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To reach the headland, you’ll have to cross the causeway at low tide and once you arrive there, discover the awesome views of Rhosilli Bay. You won’t be disappointed!

Fancy extending your walk?  You may be interested in these Swansea Bay circular walks to discover what else this part of Wales can offer!

For tide times visit the National Tidal and Sea Level Facility website

Find out more about short and long walks on our Gower and Swansea Bay page. 

 

 

Green Bridge of Wales, Pembrokeshire

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Discover one of the most famous landmarks in Wales and visit one of the most spectacular sites on the southern part of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail.

The Green Bridge of Wales is a limestone sea arch which was formed when the sea wore away the rock underneath.  A beautiful carved out feature by the Mother Nature herself - remember to take your camera, you’ll want to record this moment!

Find out what else you can do in Pembrokeshire, see the Visit Pembrokeshire website.

Find out more about short and long walks on our Pembrokeshire page.

 

Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire

undefinedSkomer Island National Nature Reserve is a wildlife haven just of the coast of south Pembrokeshire and is owned by Natural Resources Wales and managed by the Welsh Wildlife Trust. 

Walk the Wales Coast Path and buy your boat trip tickets to the island at the award winning Lockely Lodge Centre at Martin’s Haven.

Discover for yourself the beauty of the islands well know puffins, dolphins, Harbour Porpoises, Atlantic Grey seals and the unique Skomer vole.

Find out what other wild watching opportunities there are along the Welsh coastline on our Wildlife Watching page.

 

Ceredigion Coast Path challenge

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If the idea of walking all 870 miles of the Wales Coast Path doesn’t appeal, why not challenge yourself to something more manageable? 

From rolling sand dunes, high cliffs, storm beaches and sandy bays, the Ceredigion section is extremely popular for more challenging adventures hikes along the rugged 60 mile / 96km long shoreline.  

Discover your inner strength and embrace your adventurous side and take on the Ceredigion Coast Path challenge today to receive your personalised completion certificate – something to tick off your Bucket List!

Find out more about short and long walks on our Ceredigion page.

Find out what else you can do in Ceredigion, visit the Discover Ceredigion website.

 

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North Wales was named among the top 10 regions in the world to visit according to the Lonely Planet’s annual Best in Travel List 2017!

The breathtakingly beautiful coastal and mountains vistas in this part of North Wales are on one of the longest sections of the path. 

It offers a voyage of discovery for locals and visitors alike, who return time and time again.

Fancy walking round in a circle?  Then check out these Wales Coast Path circular walks, you may even discover something new and different in your local area!

 

Visit the website Snowdonia Mountains and Coast for more ideas on what to do and places to stay in the region.

Find out more about short and long walks on our Menai, Llyn and Merionydd page.

 

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We’d love to know about your Welsh coastal walks.  Remember to tag us with your scenic discoveries on social media with the hashtags:

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Images

Cefn Sidan, Carmarthenshire - Discover Carmarthenshire

Worm's Head, Gower Peninsula - © Crown copyright (2016) Visit Wales

Green Bridge of Wales, Pembrokeshire - © Crown copyright (2016) Visit Wales

Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire - © Crown copyright (2016) Visit Wales

Mwnt Beach, Ceredigion - © Crown copyright (2011) Visit Wales

Dinas Dinlle, Menai, Llyn and Merionydd -  © Crown copyright (2016) Visit Wales