'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.

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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.