'Iconic' Wales resorts fail Good Beach Guide 2013

Dr Robert Keirle of the Marine Conservation Society says the wet summer of 2012 is partly to blame for a decline in some Welsh bathing beaches.


Decline in some Welsh beaches

The Marine Conservation Society has recommended 98 of the 153 Welsh bathing beaches tested in 2012 as having excellent water quality - 23 fewer beaches than the previous year. It says a particularly wet summer is to blame.