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Wales Coast Path App

Discover the path using augmented reality, 3D films and games

The Wales Coast Path is jam packed with fantastic views, glorious wildlife entwined with a rich and vibrant Welsh culture steeped in history and folklore.

The bilingual Wales Coast Path app brings together these unique elements using cutting edge technology to inspire you and your families to discover more about this coastal route, one of a few in the world to follow an entire nation’s coastline.

Bringing the path alive 

This free, easy to use app is designed to work on mobile devices, like smart phones and tablet.  It also has some fun child friendly activities which we think they will love, come rain or shine!  Some aspects of the app are designed to work exclusively with information boards especially installed at the seven locations.

Try our walks with a difference

We've also created special walks on the path using the app for an extra special experience where the path meets technology.  You can find more details about our "family walks with a difference" in our Days out section. 

The app has lots of interesting (and sometimes surprising) facts and features about the seven locations.

Explore the app to:

  • Learn about the origins of name the Great Orme, one of North Wales’ iconic headland
  • Use augmented reality to explore the sea floor on the Menai Strait
  • Say hello to a leatherback turtle in 3D in Borth y Gest
  • Uncover the origins of the mythical Place of Seven near New Quay
  • Play the game to beat the land speed record in the infamous Bluebird car at Pendine Sands
  • Find out how Saundersfoot has transformed from a coal mining community to a candy floss tourist hotspot
  • Immerse yourself back to the 1920s in Cardiff Bay, one of the largest dock systems in the world at the time

Watch our preview trailor 

Download the app

The app is available on Apple App Store (iOS devices) and Google Play (Android devices). 

Search for "Wales Coast Path" in the app stores on your mobile devices. 

Here are the website links to the app stores for Apple iOS and Android devices. 

Apple App Store:  The Wales Coast Path app is searchable under the categories of Lifestyle, Entertainment, Travel.

We recommend downloading the app before you visit the information boards for a seamless experience.  You can download the app on location (data allowing  / 3G and 4G signal permitting) and only information relevant to the information board location will be downloaded to your device.

 

 

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This project has received funding via the Regional Tourism Engagement Fund (RTEF) supported through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the Welsh Government, the Fund to improve the visitor experience and create stronger destinations by working together.

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