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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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  • 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 […]

  • Player Funding Passes £500 Million

    Release date:  Fri, 04/10/2019 (All day) Main image:  Summary:  Charities and their ambassadors have sent messages of thanks to our players for helping us to reach an amazing milestone […]

  • My Wild Newport - Starlings and Mindfulness Sensory Walk

    Date / Time Start date:  Mon, 18/11/2019 - 2:45pm - 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 […]

  • Ancient Yews of Gwent

    Date / Time Start date:  Thu, 12/03/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Roger Evans will give a talk about the Ancient Yews of Gwent. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  No […]

  • Abergavenny Community Orchard

    Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 11/02/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Jeff Davies from the Abergavenny Community Orchard will give a talk on its aims and achievements since its founding. Main image:  Booking details Booking required?:  […]

  • Starlings - A Star Act

    Date / Time Start date:  Tue, 12/11/2019 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Robert Magee of Gwent Wildlife Trust presents an intriguing talk about these masters of murmuration and mimicry. With their undeserved reputation for being argumentative and greedy, the Starling is one of our most interesting birds. Highly sociable […]

  • The Three Giants of Gilfach

    Date / Time Start date:  Wed, 30/10/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm Wed, 30/10/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm Family fun event—join us on a story walk to learn about the Gilfach Giants.    Main image:  […]

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  • 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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