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Wales Coast Path

Stunning scenery and linked paths spanning 870 miles make the Wales Coast Path the largest continuous coastal path in the world. 


While following the Wales Coast Path, you'll discover a 9 mile section that runs through the Vale of Glamorgan.The Church, College and Lighthouse walk features the amazing scenery of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, nature reserves and ancient churches. 


Walking on a cliff

Highlights along this stretch of the Wales Coast Path include:

  • St Illtud's Church, Llantwit Major

  • Nash Point Lighthouse

  • Holy Trinity Church, Marcross

  • St Donat's Castle and Atlantic College

  • Glamorgan Heritage Coast 

"This walk includes one of the highlights of the South Wales coastline – the dramatic cliff tops of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast, with extensive views over the Bristol Channel to the Somerset Coast and the hills of Exmoor." - Quentin Grimley, Natural Resources Wales

Wales Coast Path