Our partners Visit Wales have declared 2018 the Year of the Sea, celebrating the stunning welsh coastline and encouraging others to get involved and have fun at the coast this year...
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There is an endless list of great activities you can do along the coast on your next trip to Wales, from paddle boarding to cliff jumping, we’re sure Wales has it all.
Paddleboarding can be enjoyed at several sites across Wales with many watersport companies providing all the equipment you need. An enjoyable activity that is open to those of all ages is a relaxing pastime as you enjoy a trip on some of the finest coves and bays in Wales. The guys at Psyched Paddleboarding are based in Anglesey and offer a range of days out, in and around the famous Isle under expert supervision as well as a number of other unique activities including Paddleboard Yoga!
Although a dangerous looking activity, coasteering if enjoyed correctly can be a thrilling and safe experience unlike no other. The thought of hopping from rock to rock, exploring caves and cliff jumping isn’t for everyone, however those looking for an adrenaline rush are sure to find it whilst coasteering. The region is the birth place for the activity with many adventure companies including Celtic Quest are now offering unique days out with some of the most experienced guides on hand to ensure you remain safe on your trip.
Another way to enjoy the coast and perhaps a more traditional way is in the form of a canoe or kayak, paddle your way along some of the finest coastlines across Wales whilst taking in the breath-taking views of the surrounding cliffs and mountains.
Surfing is also an activity you can get involved in with many of Wales’ award winning beaches also home to some of the best surfing spots in the UK. This however isn’t an activity that you can only do at sea, if you head further inland to Surf Snowdonia you can experience some of the best waves on the surf lagoon, all man made! A perfect setting to experience a constant output of waves varying in size and length, ideal for beginners where lessons can also be learnt from some of the experienced instructors.
Known for its rugged coastline and many wonderful beaches and bays, Wales isn’t short of a stunning location. A collection of sand and pebble beach make up the award-winning Welsh coastline, with many unspoilt and secluded beaches along the way.
A blue flag beach, Barafundle Bay forms a part of the well-known Pembrokeshire Coastline. It’s golden sands and clear blue water coupled with the dunes and surrounding scenery make this one of the best beaches in Wales. Accessible only by foot, this secluded beach is often quiet and an ideal setting for those looking for a relaxing stroll.
The Gower Peninsula is ridden with superb beaches and great coastal walks, 62 years since becoming the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the area continues to amaze and attract people from all corners of the UK. The peninsula is home to some stunning beaches including Three Cliffs Bay and the vast stretch of beach at Rhossli Bay, well worth a visit on your next trip.
A small Isle off the North Western side of Wales, the classic seaside town of Anglesey has many attractions ranging from ancient sites to exploring the wonderful countryside, however perhaps the best asset is that of its attractive coastline.
Made up of over 125 miles of sand and pebble beaches this coastline is sure to have something for everyone, whether that be a relaxing break on one of the countless beaches or an adrenaline filled adventure whilst enjoying one of the many water sport activities on offer. We’re sure your trip to the Isle of Anglesey will live long in the memory.
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