5 top family walks for August Bank Holiday

Published on: Aug. 25, 2015, 3:23 p.m.

Get out and about on the South West Coast Path this Bank Holiday weekend and combine a family walk with a 
host of other old-fashioned childhood pleasures, from crabbing, rockpooling and exploring hidden coves, to following in the footsteps of pirates, smugglers and giants.

Club together for charity golf day on South Devon coast

Published on: Aug. 24, 2015, 9:45 p.m.

Local people and businesses are invited to take part in Thurlestone Golf Club’s second annual Charity Golf Day on Friday 11th September, to fundraise for the South West Coast Path Association.

Association AGM to be held in Portland

Published on: Aug. 20, 2015, 8:26 a.m.

The 2016 AGM is to be held on May 14th at the Heights Hotel, Portland at 2pm. Special rates for members are available if you contact the hotel on 01305 821361

Neptune’s trident heralds South West Coast Path Challenge

Published on: Aug. 5, 2015, 4:36 p.m.

Bill Morris of the National Trust (Lead Ranger, Leigh Woods) and Hayley Partridge of the South West Coast Path Association, receive the Neptune trident from National Trust Wales volunteer Bob Smith (in background) in Chepstow, at the end of the Welsh Coast Path. Credit: National Trust/Athena Picture Agency

After an epic 870-mile trek round the Welsh coast, the National Trust in Wales handed over the ‘baton’ – a specially carved trident inspired by Neptune –– to the South West, to take up the next big coastal challenge.

Promoting the South West Coast Path in the USA

Published on: July 21, 2015, 7:54 a.m.

The IAT Stand:Walter Anderson (Maine), Larry Luxemburg (AT Museum President), Hugh Barron (Scotland), Dick Anderson (Maine), Don Hudson (Maine), Jim Hibbard (South Carolina), and Mark Owen (England), Paul Wylezol (Newfoundland)

Mark Owen, the National Trail Officer has just returned from the Appalachian Trail conference in Winchester, Virginia, representing the South West Coast Path and the other UK National Trails.

Nomination for Coast Path in British Travel Awards

Published on: July 17, 2015, 11:05 p.m.

We've been nominated! ‪#‎Voteforus in the British Travel Awards for Best UK leisure Attraction

Jonathan Dimbleby steps out to open new route on Coast Path

Published on: July 9, 2015, 3:11 p.m.

Jonathan Dimbleby has marked a significant milestone in the history of the South West Coast Path today, by officially opening a new stretch between Strete and Strete Gate in South Devon. The event follows years of local residents and groups campaigning to take the route off a busy road.

Coast Path record beaten again

Published on: June 19, 2015, 9:24 a.m.

Mark Berry, has run the 630 mile South West Coast Path in a record breaking 11 days, 8 hours and 15 minutes, shaving an impressive 3 days off the current world record of 14 days, 8 hours and 2 minutes, which was only set just over a month ago.

Repair work to the storm damaged coast on course for completion thanks to £1m CCF project

Published on: May 28, 2015, 9:40 a.m.

The South West Coast Path Association’s £1m Coastal Communities Fund project is well underway with 17 projects already completed to repair storm damage caused in 2014.

Step up to a new Challenge on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 19, 2015, 1:39 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Association will be at the Devon County Show this week launching the South West Coast Path Challenge, a new event taking place throughout October 2015.