Beaches app for Wales

The environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy have launched a new website and app to make it easier to discover Wales' coastline.

Beaches app ''showcases diversity of the landscape"

The iOS version of a new beaches app will be launched later this morning in Kenfig, with the Android versions also available to download in a few weeks.

The app will help highlight some of the excellent recreational opportunities that are available for people in Wales and the visitors who come to explore. The Wales Coast Path showcases the diversity of the landscape and habitats of Wales, from the urban environments to the vast countryside, linking up our nation."

– Emyr Roberts, Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales

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New app to make discovering Welsh beaches easier

Beach at Barafundle Bay
Barafundle Bay, Pembrokeshire: Welsh beauty spot Credit: PA

A new app is being launched today with the aim of making discovering Wales' beaches easier. The app - along with its accompanying website - has been developed by environmental charity Keep Wales Tidy.

The website contains detailed information on 150 beaches including how to get there; the awards they hold and the facilities available. In addition, the app holds information on the route and gradient of the Wales Coast Path; live weather links and tide timetables.

The launch of the new app and website will take place in Kenfig later this morning and will be available to download shortly afterwards.