Walking in Wales is something of a national obsession.
With the stunning mountains, beautiful countryside and flat cities
it's not surprising that we just love to lace up our boots, stick
on our back pack and head outside.
Then there's our glorious coastline, all 870 miles of it.
And now thanks to the Wales Coastal Path you can
walk the entire length of it. Starting in Chepstow in the
South East, the path follows the Severn Esturary and then the
Bristol Channel along the South coast, past the the cities of
Newport and Cardiff and on to Wales' premier seaside resort in
Porthcawl. From there the path heads to Gower and
Pembrokeshire before turning right and up the West coast and then
along the North coast to Queensferry. Quite a
And if that's not enough for you, you can take the Offa's Dyke Path back down the eastern
side of Wales to Chepstow where you can start your second
To see a selection of walks available in the different areas of
Wales, click on the links below.
The Brecon Beacons
The Golden Coast
The Valleys of Southern Wales
The Wye Valley & Vale of Usk
Please remember that the information in this section is just a
guide. We've tried to make it as accurate as possible for you
but we still suggest you check all routes and information before
you set out. If you are going on one of the walks please make
sure you've got suitable clothing, shoes, maps and equipment as we
want you to be as safe as possible.