Walkers on Wales Coast Path bring £84.7 million to Welsh economy

Our recent report for Natural Resources Wales reveals that walkers along the Wales Coast Path boosted the economy by £84.7 million supporting 1,000 jobs, with 43.4 million day visits to the Welsh coast including walking as an activity.

imageThis ranged from local people taking a short beach stroll to visitors completing the entire 870 mile long Wales Coast Path over 100 or more days; the average distance covered in one direction was three miles.

Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 1,483 visitors along the length of the Wales Coast Path; 59% of visits were made by people living in Wales, with 38% coming from England and 3% from elsewhere

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