With lots of helpful advice and information such as distance tables, where you can buy the official guidebooks and important updates on any temporary diversions this section will give you everything you need to make the most of your time exploring the coast path.
Our walk itineraries have great ideas for places to explore along the path
Discover the path using augmented reality, 3D films and games
The Welsh coastline is brimming with fabulous places to stay. From traditional coastal cottages through to converted romantic lighthouses.
Traveling to Wales couldn’t be easier.
Whether you live in Wales or are on holiday, the Wales Coast Path can be surprisingly accessible by public transport. So, why not leave the parking behind and embrace the freedom offered by our bus and train network.
Wales Coast Path Official Guidebooks
We know that many visitors appreciate assistance with organising their trips to the Wales Coast Path. Several companies offer such help, including arranging accommodation booking and luggage transfer between overnight stops.
From time to time it is necessary to temporarily divert sections of the Wales Coast Path - mostly for reasons of public safety following severe weather, landslides or construction work.
The Ordnance Survey have now reissued all of their popular Explorer (1:25,000) and Landranger (1:50,000) maps to show the Wales Coast Path.
We have received many enquiries about how far it is between various places on the Wales Coast Path. These tables give distances between over 200 locations.
With care and common sense, the Wales Coast Path is a safe environment. Being aware of the following potential hazards will help you have an enjoyable and trouble free visit.
The northern end of the Wales Coast Path, with its welcome to Wales sign, marker stones and, for a few weeks in the spring, impressive corridor of daffodils, is at the border with England on the north bank of the River Dee.
Being aware of the tide times while walking on the Wales Coast Path is very important as parts of the path can become inaccessible during very high tides.
With 870 miles to choose from, you may be wondering where to explore...