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Discover the shores of Wales
Natural Resources Wales has picked ten special places that they look after around the coastline of Wales for you to explore.

Wales Beach Guide
The Essential Guide to every Beach and Cove in Wales. Detailed descriptions and photos...

Wales Coast Path
Use our interactive coast path map to plan your visit...

Wales Coast - National Trust
We protect 157 miles of the Welsh coast you love. Explore our legendary coast...

Walk the Wales Coast Path
Complete guide to the Wales Coast Path in many sections as well as your FAQ's answered...

Explore the Welsh Coast
Start exploring the Welsh coast with the official Wales Coast app.

Welsh coast - National Trust
Explore the Welsh coast with the National Trust.

Wonderful Welsh Seas
Explore the Welsh Seas and their wildlife at the Marine Conservation Society.

Wildlife on the Wales Coast Path
Guide to the wildlife on the Wales Coast Path. A .pdf download from The Wildlife Trust.

Biodiversity Partnership - Coastal
This is the information page for the Wales Biodiversity Partnership Coastal Ecosystem Group.

Coastal Regions of Wales

South
Monmouthshire, Glamorgan.

South West
Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire.

West / Mid
Cardigan & Ceredigion, Merioneth, Gwynedd.

North
Anglesey, Caernarfonshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire.

Sponsored Listings

Rural Retreats on the Welsh Coast

Self-catering cottages with sea views in idyllic settings including lighthouse sites, flanking the Preseli Hills, quiet cobbled streets in Tenby and picturesque villages in Cardigan Bay.

Haven Coastal Holiday Parks

Family friendly sites for camping, touring or self catering in chalets and lodges. All amenities are on site leaving you free to explore the Welsh coast at your leisure. 7 parks on the coast from Presthaven in the north to Kiln Park in Pembrokeshire.

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  • Why Value Wildlife? Talk

    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 28/03/2020 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm *THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED* Ray Woods gives his very popular talk "Why Value Wildlife?" which highlights the value of the work done by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. Refreshments will be available, so do come along and enjoy. Main […]

  • Why Value Wildlife? Talk

    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 29/02/2020 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm Ray Woods gives his very popular talk "Why Value Wildlife?" which highlights the value of the work done by Radnorshire Wildlife Trust. Refreshments will be available. So do come along and enjoy. Main image:  […]

  • Big Bird Farmland Count Event

    Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 05/02/2020 - 9:00am - 12:00pm The Big Farmland Bird count is an initiative which offers a simple means of recording the effect of any conservation schemes currently being initiated by farmers. The count is between 7-16th of February 2020. Meet at the Visitor Centre.  […]

  • Wildlife Watch

    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 07/03/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Wildlife Watch is the junior branch of the Wildlife Trusts and the UK’s leading club for young environmentalists. Each month the group explores Parc Slip Nature Reserve to find out about the amazing wildlife there. Come along to take part in […]

  • Winter Tree Walk - Parc Slip

    Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 17/02/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Date: Monday 17th February 2020 Location: Parc Slip Nature Reserve, meet outside the Visitor Centre. Time: 10:00 – 12:00 Booking required? No Price: Free Age: Any What to Bring: Please wear warm, weather appropriate clothing. […]

  • Winter Tree Walk - Nant Fawr Woodland

    Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 19/02/2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Supported by the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. Date: Wednesday 19th February 2020 Location: Nant Fawr Woodland. Meet at the entrance adjacent to Cardiff High School. CF23 6EH. Time: 10:00 – 12:00 Booking required? No […]

  • Winter Garden Workshop - Forest Farm

    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 15/02/2020 - 10:00am - 3:00pm We’ll be making bird boxes and feeders to take home. And we’ll show you how to photos of your feathery garden visitors, so bring along your camera. Supported by the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. Date: Saturday 15th […]

  • Hedgelaying Course

    Date / Time Start date:  Sat, 22/02/2020 - 9:30am - Sun, 23/02/2020 - 4:00pm Time details:  Finish time dependent on the light and weather Who doesn't love a well-laid hedge? On this 2-day course you will: Learn how to tell when a hedge […]

  • Race for Wildlife 2020

    Date / Time Start date:  Sun, 10/05/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Save the Date! Registration open soon Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  Yes Admission […]

  • My Wild Newport - Starlings and Mindfulness Sensory Walk

    Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 19/12/2019 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm Come and join us at Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve where we will connect with nature and ourselves. Hannah and Andrea (counsellors and outdoor life coaches) will guide a mindfulness and sensory walk as a taster session to forest bathing […]

  • Government inquiry into management of marine protected areas in Wales

    The National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee is calling for evidence to support its inquiry into the management of marine protected areas in Wales.  This follows on from the concern expressed by its predecessor, the Environment and Sustainability Committee, about the level of priority given to the marine environment […]

  • European Union abandons plan to “overhaul” flagship Birds and Babitats Directives following a huge public campaign

    The European Commission has been forced to abandon an “overhaul” of flagship nature laws after an unprecedented campaign that mobilised over half a million people in protest. After taking office in 2014, EC president Jean-Claude Juncker began a review of European Birds and Habitats Directives so as to make them more business-friendly. But last week

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