This guidebook explores the 1408km Wales Coast Path - the longest trail in Britain - as it traces the coastline from Chester to Chepstow. This guide divides the route into 9 geographical areas and 57 stages, ranging between 15 to 32km in length. Passing through Anglesey, the Llyn Peninsula, Cardigan Bay, Pembrokeshire, and the Gower, take in spectacular scenery, world-famous geology, seabirds and wildlife, all of which can be explored with this guide.
Opened in 2012, the entire coast is now accessible and waymarked; a true adventure along some of the best coastline in the British Isles. Full of variety; from cities and castles to sandy beaches, tiny harbours to rugged cliffs, the Wales Coast Path offers new sights at every point. Never straying far from the sea, or climbing higher than 300m, the route nevertheless offers strenuous walking as well as gentle rambles.
Alongside detailed route descriptions and maps for each stage, the guidebook provides a range of practical information. Using the guide, you can walk the Path in full or as a series of day-walks. Travel information, advice on accommodation and planning, as well as details on the history, wildlife and geology of the coast ensure that this is an ideal companion to uncovering the Welsh coast on foot.
Author: Paddy Dillon
Published: April 2016