Looking out over Bardsey Island/Ynys Enlli at the tip of the Llyn Peninsula

Tony Bowerman takes  a fascinating look at the origin and meaning of Welsh place names along the Wales Coast Path

THE WALES COAST PATH IS DOTTED with some wonderfully evocative Welsh place names.

Welsh descriptions of coastal features are intriguing, and many of the names date back two thousand years or more. Understanding what they mean gives an added depth to walking the landscape, and helps bring it alive.