A series of official guidebooks for the Wales Coast Path

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There are seven official Wales Coast Path guidebooks

Each book covers one of the key sections of the path. Together, they cover the entire 1400 kilometre/870 mile route, from Chester to Chepstow. Each handy, pocket-size book contains everything you need to plan and walk the route.

Features include distance charts, day walk sections, detailed route descriptions, reliable local information, enhanced Ordnance Survey mapping, and plenty of superb colour photos.

The guidebooks are published and available to buy from the Northern Eye Books website

Official Guidebooks 

North Wales Coast 2nd edition -  August 2018

  • Chester to Bangor 125 kilometres / 80 miles

  • Lorna Jenner

  • ISBN: 978-0-955962-51-6

Isle of Anglesey 6th edition - October 2018

  • Complete circuit from Menai Bridge (clockwise). 210 kilometres/130 miles.

  • Carl Rogers

  • ISBN: 978-1-902512-15-0 

Llŷn Peninsula 3rd edition – August 2019

  • Bangor to Porthmadog 180 kilometres /110 miles

  • Carl Rogers and Tony Bowerman

  • ISBN: 978-1-908632-24-1


Snowdonia & Ceredigion Coast

  • Porthmadog to Cardigan 213 kilometres/132 miles

  • Vivienne Crow

    ISBN: 978-1-908632-25


  • Cardigan to Amroth 300 kilometres/186 miles

  • Vivienne Crow

    ISBN: 978-1-908632-23-4

Carmarthen Bay & Gower

  • Tenby/Amroth to Swansea 208 kilometres /130 miles

  • Harri Garrod Roberts

  • ISBN: 978-1-908632-26-5


South Wales Coast

  • Swansea to Chepstow 180 kilometres/110 miles

  • Dennis and Jan Kelsall

  • ISBN: 978-1-908632-27-2

Large-scale, Ordnance Survey mapping books series

A series of large-scale 1: 25,000 OS maps for each section of the Wales Coast Path in handy, easy-to-use book format.

Wales Coast Path ‘Top 10 Walks’ series

Pocket sized books featuring a collection of themed walks such as circular short walks and one for lighthouse enthusiasts.  



Other Wales Coast Path guidebooks by Northern Eye

Northern Eye have launched independently other guidebooks and resources to help you make the most of your journey along the Wales Coast Path.

Large scale, Ordnance Survey mapping books series

A new range of large scale OS mapping books for the seven regions of the path in a handy atlas format.  The Isle of Anglesey map book available to buy, with the rest to follow. 

Wales Coast Path ‘Top 10 Walks’ series

A range of nine handy, pocket-size books of the best short, circular walks along the Wales Coast Path. Titles include:

  • Wales Coast Path: North Wales Coast
  • Wales Coast Path: Isle of Anglesey
  • Wales Coast Path: Llŷn Peninsula
  • Wales Coast Path: Snowdonia Coast
  • Wales Coast Path: Ceredigion Coast
  • Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire North
  • Wales Coast Path: Pembrokeshire South
  • Wales Coast Path: Carmarthen Bay & Gower
  • Wales Coast Path: South Wales Coast

The mapping books and Top 10 series are available to buy from the Northern Eye website

Other  Guidebooks

Title Author Publisher Date ISBN
The Wales Coast Path 2nd edition May 2022 Paddy Dillon Cicerone 2022 9781786310668
The Wales Coast Path - A Practical Guide for Walkers Christopher Goddard & Katharine Evans St David's Press 2014 9781902719344
The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths John B Jones Cicerone 2014 9781852847388
Wales Coast Path Tenby to Swansea Chris Moss Aurum Press 2013 9781781310670
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail Brian John Aurum Press 2012 9781845137823
The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Dennis Kelsall and Jan Kelsall Cicerone 2012 9781852843786
Pembrokeshire Coast Path 5th Edition Jim Manthorpe and Daniel McCrohan Trail Blazer 2017 9781905864483
Wales: The Anglesey Coast Path (German) Anna Regeniter Conrad Stein Verlag 2014 9783866864009
Wales: Pembrokeshire Coast Path (German) Ingrid Retterath and Frank Wendler Conrad Stein Verlag 2011 9783866862425
Ceredigion Coast Path : From the Teifi to the Dyfi  - Official guide (English and Welsh)  Gerald Morgan Ceredigion County Council (2010) 2010 9780953438333