Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last updated 6 January 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures in Wales are different to those in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Regulations and guidance can change at very short notice so if you are visiting during this period please keep up to date with latest guidance. Read the Welsh Government for up to date coronavirus guidance

The Wales Coast Path provides an important opportunity for recreation and exercise and is open throughout for responsible use. However, it is important to note the following Welsh Government restrictions and guidance that apply in Wales.

The situation in Wales 

All of Wales is at Alert Level 4 - the highest possible level with tighter restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus e.g essential travel only and non essential retail closing.

Visiting the path safely

During level 4 lock down, the entire path is open and there are no closures due to the coronavirus.

However, it will only be available to those who are able to walk, run or cycle from their homes.


Please follow our guidance for a safer time walking whilst adhering to the travel restrictions in place.

Plan Ahead guidance