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Year of the Sea

Get out and explore the best of what Wales has to offer during this special year

View of a beach with a boat in the sea Welcome to the Year of the Sea

Discover new epic experiences on the shores of Wales

Ten special places by the sea

Our top ten places around the coastline of Wales for you to explore

Wildlife above and below our waves

Wales' coastline is home to colourful and amazing species

Three people looking out at the sea - Credit Visit Wales Long distance routes

Each of Wales’ four long distance routes takes you through or close by a different part of stunning coastline

Family days out by the sea

Discover our family friendly places on the shores of Wales

Bathing water quality

Wales has the best bathing water quality in the UK

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