Top coastal walks in Wales

Exploring on foot is a great way to get to know our intriguing and inspiring coastline.

Man birdwatching at Marloes Mere

Marloes Peninsula coastal walk

Explore this beautiful heathland peninsula, which has amazing views over the Pembrokeshire coast and is teeming with wildlife, such as seals, seabirds and porpoises.

Autumnal colour at Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Menai Strait wildlife and woodland walk

Explore varied native woodland and ancient parkland on a short walk with views of the house and gardens at Plas Newydd and the hills of Snowdonia.

The view down to Porthdinllaen and across Llŷn Peninsula

Porthdinllaen walk, Llŷn Peninsula

This walk will reward you with stunning views in all directions as you follow it along a splinter of land that's an outstanding wildlife haven.

Couple walking across the beach at Porthor, Llŷn Peninsula

Porthor and the Whistling Sands walk

The views are spectacular along this rugged coastline on the northern side of the Llŷn Peninsula. This is a great walk to absorb some of the history and heritage of the area.

Dinas Oleu headland with Barmouth town and coastline in the foreground

Dinas Oleu walk, Barmouth

Wander through the winding old town up to the gorse-covered Dinas Oleu, donated by Victorian Fanny Talbot to the people of Barmouth.

View of the Irish sea from Mynachdy Graig

Aberystwyth to Mynachdy’r Graig walk

This walk will take you from the historic seaside splendour of Aberystwyth, along the beautiful Cardigan Bay coast to the former monastic grange of Mynachdy’r Graig.

Cotswold Outdoor

Cemlyn shingle ridge walk

Step out of the Bryn Aber car park onto a fantastic shingle ridge, where you can watch a host of water birds on the lagoon and walk back along the lane past the home of Captain Vivian Hewitt, who created the lagoon.

The view from Carn Llidi

St David’s Head coastal walk

Explore Pembrokeshire’s most spectacular coastal headland just a few miles away from Wales’ smallest city, St David’s.

Two couples walking the coast path at Solva Harbour

Solva - The Gribin coastal walk

Start your seaside story in the harbour and embark on a circular walk from the village up to the impressive Gribin headland. Unspoilt coastal scenery awaits.

View of Worms Head, Rhossili

Rhossili headland walk

Journey out along one of Wales's most iconic cliffs with breathtaking views of the golden sand of Rhossili to the rugged limestone rocks of the south Gower coast.