Pembrokeshire Coast Path Directory

The stunning Pembrokeshire coast
The stunning Pembrokeshire coast

Wales' first long-distance route, the Pembrokeshire Coast Path covers 186 miles. Most of the route is within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The Coast Path follows the county's magnificent coastline from Amroth in the south to St Dogmaels in the north. Much of the route is at cliff-top level, providing superb views of the sea, beaches and offshore islands with their wealth of marine and bird life. Elsewhere it follows gentler shorelines, including the outer reaches of the Milford Haven estuary, one of the finest natural harbours in the world. The entire route represents an impressive physical challenge to the walker, including 35,000 feet of ascent and descent, whilst for those who prefer something a little less demanding, it offers a tremendous variety for shorter day walks.

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The best web sites for General Information and Planning:
National Trails of Great Britain Comprehensive site providing details on the route. Includes an accommodation guide, booking service providers, maps required.

The best web sites for Guided Walking:
None available at present.
The web sites that organise accommodation and/ or baggage transfer:
Absolute Escapes offer self-guided walking packages including accommodation and baggage transfer for the whole walk.
Celtic Trails Full self guided walkers service.
Luggage Transfers A low cost baggage transfer service for the Pembrokeshrie Coast Path. From March 2014 we aim to cover the entire 870 miles of beautiful Welsh coastline, since March 2013 we have branched out to deliver walkers luggage along the Pembrokeshire coastline. Prices start at £7.50 per bag for a two bag transfer. We also offer a comprehensive one-night friendly accommodation database, providing details for places to stay along the whole route. We currently have almost 300 accommodations listed which is constantly expanding as new accommodations come to light.
The Walking Holiday Company have a range of itineraries and route options for the walk all including accommodation and baggage transfer for the whole walk.
The best web sites for you to plan your accommodation:
S H Systems Excellent range of accommodation. Just type in the location to bring up a list of accommodation in the area. You can sort by price, postcode or rating.
Visit Pembrokeshire Dedicated site for Pembrokeshire.
The best personal journals of the walk:
George Tod As usual George is a reliable source of good information for the walk. His report is a good read too.
The essential sites for safety advice and emergency services:
Ramblers Association Practical walking advice on keeping safe including a guide to map reading, navigation and a detailed list of the essential gear required on a long distance walk.
Mountain Rescue UK You may need them so take their advice.
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