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Do, See and Stay on the Wales Coastal Path Bridgend

The Wales Coastal Path, a 870-mile route which is a world's first to offer walkers a continuous path around a country's coastline. One of the Top 10 things to do in the world in 2012 according to the Rough Guide.

Running for 11.5 miles along the picturesque coastline of Merthyr Mawr, Porthcawl, Sker and Kenfig Bridleway. The path passes through two outstanding coastal National Nature Reserves and the seaside resort and surfing centre of Porthcawl. On the way, you'll find castles, churches and villages all with interesting stories to tell and you will be able to visit Porthcawl harbour.

The Bridgend Coast Path can be walked in either direction or you might wish to join it from one of the car parks along the coast at Candleston Castle, Newton Beach, Porthcawl Town centre, Rest Bay or Kenfig National Nature Reserve. The car park at Kenfig National Nature Reserve is free, there may be a charge at the other car parks.

For upto date information about local bus services or for help when planning a journey using public transport, visit the Traveline Cymru website or telephone 0871 2002233. For more information about rail services, visit the National Rail Enquiry Service website or telephone 08457 484950.

When walking the Wales Coastal Path please take note of weather conditions before you set off and dress appropriately. Please take note of any safety signs along the route.


18 February 2019:03:10 - 18 February 2019:03:10




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