Wales Coast Path Safety Advice

Have an enjoyable and trouble free visit by being aware of potential dangers

With care and common sense, the Wales Coast Path is a safe environment.

Being aware of the following potential hazards will help you have an enjoyable and trouble free visit.  Please also follow any additional advice issued locally.

Cliffs - Have steep drops and can be unstable

Avoid the edges and overhangs, do not climb them or sit under them

The Sea - It can be rough and unpredictable

Beware of being cut off by the tide or dragged along by the waves and currents

The Weather - It can change suddenly

Always carry warm and waterproof clothing. Beware of sunburn and be careful in strong winds

Surfaces - They can be uneven, wet and muddy

Wear appropriate footwear for the terrain

Traffic - It can be fast and unexpected

Take care when walking along roads or crossing roads and railways

Always supervise children

Keep dogs under effective control

Keep your dog under effective control to make sure it stays away from wildlife, livestock, horses and other people unless invited.

Useful information for enjoying the outdoors

Visit Adventure Smart website for useful hints and tips on checking the weather, making you have the appropriate gear and the skills to keep you safe whilst enjoying the great outdoors.

Follow the Countryside Code  - a useful guide to respect, protect and enjoy the outdoors.

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