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A guide to OS Explorer (1:25,000) and Landranger (1:50,000) maps
The Ordnance Survey have now reissued all of their popular Explorer (1:25,000) and Landranger (1:50,000) maps to show the Wales Coast Path.
When purchasing maps, care should be taken to ensure that you have the most recent edition - with the WCP shown - as many outlets still sell older editions until stocks are exhausted. For further details, including information on the Landranger Maps, please see the Ordnance Survey website.
The official and most up to date route of the path is on our interactive map on our website. Any route differences are due to the the delay in updating other mapping sources.
The table below shows, in north to south order, the issue dates of the revised Explorer sheets, the most suitable scale for walking. These show the Wales Coast Path marked with a green diamond.
|Sheet No||Area||Publication Date|
|266||Wirral & Chester / Caer||5 April 2013|
|265||Clwydian Range / Bryniau Clwyd||18 February 2013|
|264||Vale of Clwyd / Dyffryn Clwyd||4 July 2013|
|OL17||Snowdon / Yr Wyddfa||11 April 2013|
|263||Anglesey East / Dwyrain Ynys Môn||1 October 2013|
|262||Anglesey West / Gorllewin Ynys Môn||26 September 2013|
|254||Lleyn Peninsula East / Pen Llŷn Ardal Ddwyreiniol||12 February 2013|
|253||Lleyn Peninsula West / Pen Llŷn Ardal Orllewinol||18 September 2013|
|OL18||Harlech, Porthmadog & Bala / Y Bala||24 April 2013|
|OL23||Cadair Idris & Llyn Tegid||30 April 2013|
|213||Aberystwyth & Cwm Rheidol||27 February 2014|
|199||Lampeter / Llanbedr Pont Steffan||6 February 2014|
|198||Cardigan & New Quay / Aberteifi a Cheinewydd||8 August 2013|
|OL35||North Pembrokeshire / Gogledd Sir Benfro||28 January 2013|
|OL36||South Pembrokeshire / De Sir Benfro||28 January 2013|
|177||Carmarthen & Kidwelly / Caerfyrddin a Chydweli||15 January 2013|
|178||Llanelli & Ammanford / Rhydaman||31 July 2013|
|164||Gower / Gwŷr||8 March 2013|
|165||Swansea / Abertawe||15 January 2013|
|151||Cardiff & Bridgend / Caerdydd a Phen-y-bont ar Ogwr||18 February 2013|
|152||Newport & Pontypool / Casnewydd a Pont-y-pŵl||29 July 2013|
|154||Bristol West & Portishead||4 March 2013|
|OL14||Wye Valley & Forest of Dean / Dyffryn Gwy a Fforest y Ddena||14 January 2013|
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