Things to do - South Wales Coast & Severn Estuary

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

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Dip your toe in and find out why this is such a fantastic outdoor destination and just how easy it is to fit the Coast Path in to your daily life or your holiday planning.

Glamorgan Heritage Coast

This dramatic coastline, which lies between Porthcawl and Gileston Beach, gained Heritage Coast status in 1972 and offers soaring cliffs, golden beaches and romantic coves.

Newport Wetlands and Severn Estuary

An important habitat for overwintering birds offering superb encounters with regular and surprise visitors to our shores.

Chepstow Castle

The beautifully preserved castle can be found in the border town of Chepstow (home also to the start of Offa’s Dyke Path National Trail).

Cardiff Bay

Explore the vibrant cultural heart of Wales’ capital city; it’s right on the Path!

Looking for more?

Head over to the things to do section to discover a wide range of great activities available year-round along the coast. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing walk across untouched beaches, or an afternoon spent surfing, there’s something for everyone.

Local contacts

The seven local authorities that cover the South Wales Coast and Severn Estuary each have a wealth of additional information to help you plan your next adventure or to ask any questions you may have about your visit. You can visit them below: