North Wales coast

This accessible stretch boasts sandy beaches and historic castles, towns and villages dotted along the way

There’s some 60 miles of sea views from the North Wales path starting from Chester and, at Prestatyn, the Wales Coast Path joins Offa’s Dyke Path, Britain’s longest ancient monument and a National Trail, before continuing through to Bangor.

With traditional seaside towns, the rich wildlife within the Dee Estuary and adrenalin-fuled activities including BMX and kite surfing, the North Wales Coast offers something for everyone. 

The Wales Link Path at Flintshire spans an extra 18 miles joining to the Wales Coast Path at Saltney Ferry. 

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Gruff Owen describes how Wales’ rich industrial past interacts with the diverse nature along this section of the Welsh coastline.

It’s not all walking. In addition to the wide range of walking opportunities available, there are so many other things to see and do along the Coast Path.

Here are a few of our favourites walks and recommendations showing off the best of the Welsh coastline

The Wales Coast Path is easily accessible by public transport and many locations are also accessibly by the National Cycle Network.