The Official App for the Wales Coast - Love the Welsh Coast!
The outstanding and diverse qualities of Wales’ coastline have had a significant impact on its history, economy and culture - and will continue to do so. The Wales Coast app provides easy access to a wealth of information and is designed to help you explore and discover the delights of the 870 mile long world famous Coast Path and over 150 beaches.
The Wales Coast app contains all you need to know about the Wales Coast and it's beaches, including, the route and gradient of the Wales Coast Path, live weather links and tide timetables. And because your smart phone knows your location, the app can also find the nearest beach and allow you to search for all the facilities you need.
Warning: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
The Wales Coast app is packed with useful information and features - As a result you will need a Wi-Fi connection to be able to download it.
new beach award data
Ratings and ReviewsSee All
My big bugbear with this app, which unfortunately seems common among apps of this type, is the method of calculating distance.
Distances always seem to be calculated on a point-to-point direct-line basis, bearing no resemblance to real-world conditions.
For example, the three nearest beaches to Llanelli shown by the app include Broughton on Gower, supposedly 6.33 miles away. The actual distance is nearer 20 miles ! It's only 6.33 miles away if you walk across the shifting sands of the Loughor Estuary (avoiding the twice-daily tides).
Another well-intentioned app spoiled by simple inaccuracy.
Will not carry on from iPhone to iPhone
Was a good app until you're old iPhone decides not too work any more so you back up to iCloud and this app will forget the 100 miles you've already walked. Not a good app if you don't have an iPhone 3GS, 4 , 4s, 5, 5s 6, 6plus, 6s, 6s plus or SE as these iPhones may not last the next 60 years, or however you have left until you are no longer able to walk the Wales coast path
Refuses to save progress along path on iPhone
Ok if you want to find out nearest access point ( which is hardly rocket science)but unlike every other GPS app seems incapable of storing walk you've done . Not worth the storage on phone Given their funding sources they should sort this out.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.