Wild Wales: The Wales Coastal Path
Take a hike along the breathtaking Wales Coast Path.
St. Catherine's Island
St. Catherine's Island is a small tidal island linked to Tenby in Pembrokeshire. The island, known colloquially as St. Catherine's Rock, is the location of St. Catherine's Fort.
Gwalia Falls can be found on Tresaith Beach in Tresaith, a small coastal village about nine miles outside of Cardigan.
The beach at Amroth is a south facing, sandy beach with a pebble bank above the tide line. Amroth marks the eastern terminus of the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Castell Bach, found on the Ceredigion section of the Wales Coast Path in Cardigan Bay, has the remains of an iron age fort on the flat section beyond the beach.
Pinnacle Stack at Mowingword-
Pinnacle stack at Mowingword is a popular area for climbing that can be found on the Pembrokeshire section of the Wales Coast Path.
Rhoose Point in the Vale of Glamorgan is the most southerly point in mainland Wales.
St. Govan's Chapel
St Govan's Chapel in Bosherston, Pembrokeshire is a tiny chapel hidden in a deep ravine. It dates from the thirteenth century.
Trefin is an area of outstanding beauty, surrounded by the Irish Sea and located on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, between Porthgain and Abercastle.
For more on the Wales Coastal Path, read Barney Mann’s feature story “Fresh Tracks Through History.”