Guidebooks for the Wales Coast Path

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Official Guidebooks

Each book covers one of the key sections of the path. Together, they cover the entire 1,400 kilometre or 870 mile route, from Chester to Chepstow. Each handy, pocket-size book contains everything you need to plan, walk and enjoy the route.

Features include detailed route descriptions, enhanced Ordnance Survey mapping, reliable local information, distance charts, day walk sections, wildlife and historical notes, local stories and plenty of superb colour photos.

The guidebooks are published and available to buy from the Northern Eye Books website

North Wales Coast: Chester to Bangor 

  • 125 kilometres or 80 miles
  • ISBN: 978-1-914589-00-3
  • Author: Lorna Jenner
  • New, revised edition 2022

Isle of Anglesey

  • Complete circuit from Menai Bridge (anti-clockwise)
  • 210 kilometres or 130 miles
  • ISBN: 978-1-914589-06-5
  • Author: Carl Rogers
  • Due 2024

Llŷn Peninsula: Bangor to Porthmadog

• 180 kilometres or 110 miles
• ISBN: 978-1-914589-02-7
• Authors: Carl Rogers and Tony Bowerman
• New, revised edition 2023 

Snowdonia and Ceredigion Coast: Porthmadog to Cardigan

  • 213 kilometres or 132 miles
  • ISBN: 978-1-914589-03-4
  • Author: Vivienne Crow
  • New, revised edition 2022

Pembrokeshire: Cardigan to Amroth

• 300 kilometres or 186 miles
• ISBN: 978-1-908632-23-4
• Author: Vivienne Crow
• New, revised edition 2022

Carmarthen Bay & Gower: from Tenby or Amroth to Swansea

• 208 kilometres or 130 miles
• ISBN: 978-1-908632-99-9
• Author:Harri Garrod Roberts 
• New, revised edition 2021

South Wales Coast: from Swansea to Chepstow

• 180 kilometres or 110 miles
• ISBN: 978-1-914589-04-1
• Author: Dennis and Jan Kelsall
• New, revised edition 2023


Other Wales Coast Path books by Northern Eye

Northern Eye Books have launched independently other guidebooks and resources to help you make the most of your journey along the Wales Coast Path.

  • Large scale, Ordnance Survey mapping books series - A series of large-scale 1: 25,000 OS maps for each section of the Wales Coast Path in handy, easy-to-use book format.
  • Wales Coast Path ‘Top 10 Walks’ series -The popular, pocket-size Top 10 Walks series covers every section of the Wales Coast Path. Each handy book contains ten short, circular walks to the loveliest and best places along that stretch of coast.

The Ordnance Survey mapping books and Top 10 series are available to buy from the Northern Eye Books website

Other Guidebooks

Title Author Publisher Date ISBN
The Wales Coast Path 2nd edition May 2022 Paddy Dillon Cicerone 2022 9781786310668
The Wales Coast Path - A Practical Guide for Walkers Christopher Goddard & Katharine Evans St David's Press 2014 9781902719344
The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coast Paths John B Jones Cicerone 2014 9781852847388
Wales Coast Path Tenby to Swansea Chris Moss Aurum Press 2013 9781781310670
Pembrokeshire Coast Path National Trail Brian John Aurum Press 2012 9781845137823
The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path Dennis Kelsall and Jan Kelsall Cicerone 2012 9781852843786
Pembrokeshire Coast Path 5th Edition Jim Manthorpe and Daniel McCrohan Trail Blazer 2017 9781905864483
Wales: The Anglesey Coast Path (German) Anna Regeniter Conrad Stein Verlag 2014 9783866864009
Wales: Pembrokeshire Coast Path (German) Ingrid Retterath and Frank Wendler Conrad Stein Verlag 2011 9783866862425
Ceredigion Coast Path : From the Teifi to the Dyfi  - Official guide (English and Welsh)  Gerald Morgan Ceredigion County Council (2010) 2010 9780953438333