South West Parliamentary Candidates Letter

Published on: May 24, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

In the run up to the general election, the Association has been actively reaching out to all parliamentary candidates in the South West to ensure that they are briefed about the insecurity of funding and the value of the South West Coast Path. Read the letter sent out from Director, Esther Person here for your information.

New Statue unveiled on Exmoor by BBC’s John Craven

Published on: May 23, 2017, 8:59 p.m.

A new statue 'The Walker' was unveiled earlier this month by John Craven on the Coast Path at Lynmouth. It will be on BBC1’s Countryfile Diaries on 2nd June.

Having fun beside the sea for 630 miles no less!

Published on: May 23, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

One of our recent entries in our fun 'Beside the Sea' photo competition was sent in by Susana Temple, who explains the story behind the pictures...

New digital tools help plan the perfect walking holiday on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 17, 2017, 9:23 p.m.

Discover England’s South West Coast Path with a new free walks app for Apple and Android devices, and a range of themed itineraries to make booking a walking holiday easier than ever before – just in time to celebrate National Walking Month this May.

Iconic rock arch captured in rare snowy conditions

Published on: May 11, 2017, 2:03 p.m.

A spectacular image of the rock arch at Durdle Door in Dorset taken by a self-taught photographer has beaten hundreds of entrants to scoop the South West Coast Path’s annual photographic competition. 

Winner of the top dog walk in the west is announced for national pet month

Published on: April 28, 2017, 5:28 p.m.

An image of a dog taking a rest, while on a walk between Hartland Point and Morwenstow on the north Devon coast, has resulted in this walk being chosen as the Top Dog Walk in the West...

The highs and lows of walking the Coast Path

Published on: April 20, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

The highlights of walking the South West Coast Path vary from one person to the next and for Jeff Cox, he describes it thus...

Hooked on the Path

Published on: Feb. 16, 2017, 12:37 p.m.

A lifetime member of the Association shares his passion for the Path...

February Walk of the Month

Published on: Feb. 16, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

Our February walk of the month is inspired by our calendar picture taken from Great Moluan Beach, looking towards Falmouth on the right and St Anthony Head Lighthouse

Experience the landscape of love this Valentine’s Day

Published on: Feb. 14, 2017, 10:28 a.m.

What could be more romantic than a stroll through the West Country’s beautiful literary landscapes?