Official Guides for the Wales Coast Path (Wales Coastal Path/Welsh Coast Path.) Informative, useful, reliable, practical guides to the Wales Coast Path.

The 870-mile/1440km Wales Coast Path is covered by seven Official Guides commissioned and endorsed by Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh government body who created and manage the Path.

The seven sections are: 1) North Wales Coast, 2) Isle of Anglesey, 3) Llyn Peninsula, 4) Snowdonia and Ceredigion Coast, 5) Pembrokeshire, 6) Carmarthen Bay and Gower, and 7) South Wales Coast.

  • Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete Pembrokeshire coast section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete route from St Dogmael's near Cardigan to Amroth, on the Carmarthenshire border. Contains generous coastal extracts from large-scale OS Explorer maps OL 35 and OL36. The Pembrokeshire Coast Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to the Pembrokeshire Coast includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete North Wales Coast in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  •   Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete North Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete route from Chester to Bangor, on the Menai Strait. Contains generous coastal extracts from large-scale OS Explorer maps 266, 265, 264 and OL17. The North Wales Coast Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to the North Wales Coast includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete North Wales Coast in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  •   Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete circuit of the Anglesey section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete route from Bangor to Porthmadog. Contains coastal extracts from large scale Explorer maps 253 and 254. The Llyn Peninsula Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to the Llyn Peninsula includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete coast of the Llyn Peninsula in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  •   Enhanced, large scale (1: 25,000) Ordnance Survey mapping in a handy atlas format with all the mapping you need to walk a complete circuit of the Anglesey section of the Wales Coast Path. Continuous OS mapping covering the complete circuit from Menai Bridge. Contains coastal extracts from large scale Explorer maps 262 and 263. The Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Mon Ordnance Survey mapping book is part of a series of map atlases covering the whole of the 870-mile long Wales Coast Path. The enhanced OS 1:25,000 maps are accurate, up-to-date and reliable. Additional map symbols show tea shops, cafes, extra parking, and public toilets. A brief introduction to Anglesey includes a fascinating photo mosaic highlighting notable views, places of interest and wildlife you'll meet along the way. There is also a section of detailed Useful Information at the back of the atlas. Laminated flapped covers showing Wales Coast Path signs and waymarkers, route details and map symbols make these atlases simple and easy to use. The map books’ dimensions are 215mm x 107mm and they fit easily into a standard map pocket.
    • Large scale Ordnance Survey Explorer mapping for the complete coast of the Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Mon in a handy atlas format.
    • Highlighted official route of the Wales Coast Path.
    • On-map symbols showing amenities at main towns and villages.
    • Introduction with attractive photo mosaic.
    • Additional useful information
     
  • New Edition - rewalked and updated 2022 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The 80 mile/125km long North Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path between Chester and Bangor runs alongside the broad Dee Estuary and traditional seaside towns past Conwy Castle, the Great Orme, Penmaenmawr and Conwy Mountain to the university town of Bangor on the Menai Strait. This Official Guide splits the route into 8 convenient day sections, each of about 9-12 miles / 14-20 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path.
  • One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The 115 mile/185km long South Wales Coast section of the Wales Coast Path runs through unexpectedly varied and dramatic coastal scenery. Along the way are four National Nature Reserves and some 14 miles of designated Heritage Coast, while the deserted salt marshes and mudflats bordering the later stages of the route alongside the mouth of the River Severn are a bird-watchers' paradise. This Official Guide splits the route into nine achievable day sections, each of about 10-17 miles / 16-27 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path.
  • NEW - 4th edition updated and revised – 2023 This Official Guide to the Llŷn Peninsula section of the Wales Coast Path contains everything local and long-distance walkers need. The Llŷn offers some of the finest coastal walking in North Wales. Its distinctive landscape is characterised by traditional farms, compact villages and volcanic hills encircled by the ever-present sea. Along the way, you'll pass Iron Age hillforts, pilgrims' churches, medieval castles, a hidden valley, a pub on the beach, tiny coves, sandy bays and Bardsey island balanced at the tip of this ancient 'Land's End of Wales'. Keep an eye out, too, for seabirds, wild goats, choughs, seals, dolphins, wildflowers and butterflies. The Llŷn coast path really is a walkers' paradise.  
  • NEW, updated and revised edition – 2022 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The Snowdonia & Ceredigion coast offers a tremendous variety of landscape to those who walk its entire 132 miles/213 kilometres: from high, airy cliff-tops to secluded coves; from estuarine salt marshes to beaches backed by tremendous dune systems that stretch on for miles. And with that diversity comes a huge range of wildlife, including seabirds, choughs, dolphins and rare wildflowers. The history too changes with every twist and turn of this fascinating route: visitors should always be prepared for the unexpected in a region that contains the ruins of once mighty castles and has links with characters as disparate as King Arthur and members of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
  • NEW, updated and revised edition - 2021 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The Carmarthen Bay and Gower section of the Wales Coast Path runs for 120 miles/193 kilometres between Amroth, on the eastern edge of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, to Swansea, on the landward side of the Gower Peninsula. This Official Guide splits the route into 12 convenient day sections, each of about 10-17 miles / 16-27 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path and includes: An overview of Carmarthen Bay and Gower with dedicated history and wildlife sections Twelve day-walk sections with detailed route descriptions and full, enhanced Ordnance Survey mapping Distance charts, section overviews, background information and interpretation of places of interest Stunning professional photographs throughout Information on accommodation, public transport, local information, weather, and tidal links.
  • NEW, updated and revised edition - 2021 One of seven Official Guides to the Wales Coast Path The 186 mile/300km long Pembrokeshire section of the Wales Coast Path runs through some of Wales’ most varied and dramatic coastal scenery — high, rugged cliffs and long sandy bays, Pembroke Castle, St David’s cathedral and St Govan’s remote cliff-wrapped chapel, with several large offshore islands. Pembrokeshire is also Britain’s only coastal National Park. This Official Guide splits the route into 14 convenient day sections, each of about 10-17 miles / 16-27 kilometres. It contains everything local and long-distance walkers need to enjoy the path.
  • The Official Guide to the Isle of Anglesey/Ynys Mon Coastal Path New Edition - rewalked and wholly updated 2018 The route is described in a clockwise direction, starting and finishing at Holyhead. The 130 mile/210km long Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path passes through some of the grandest coastal scenery in Wales — wide sandy bays and estuaries, intimate coves, dramatic cliffs and rocky islets, sand dunes and forests—much of it designated ‘An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). This Official Guide has been designed to provide all the information needed to plan and walk the coastal path and includes:
    • Information on accommodation, public transport, seasonal closures and tidal restrictions
    • Twelve day-walk chapter sections with detailed route descriptions and full Ordnance Survey mapping
    • Fascinating notes on points of interest

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