New record set for completing the South West Coast Path

Published on: April 23, 2015, 10:26 p.m.

A new record has been set for completing all 630 miles of the South West Coast Path after Patrick Devine-Wright made it in 14 days 8 hours and 2 minutes, shaving 7 hours off the previous record.

A Walking Festival in South Devon is set for May

Published on: April 21, 2015, 11:48 a.m.

The Dartmouth Steam Railway, First Great Western and the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership have joined forces to launch a new South Devon Walking Festival which will take place between 9th and 17th May.

Cliff fall near Bantham, South Devon

Published on: March 26, 2015, 11:59 a.m.

Following a cliff fall on Sunday 22 March 2015, the Coast Path has been temporarily diverted approximately 10 metres inland of its old route. Devon County Council  have been monitoring the area and are in discussions with Thurlestone Golf Club with a view to formalising a permanent alternative route. The Golf Club's help in quickly providing an alternative route is much appreciated. 

Top dog walk on the north Cornwall coast is a winner

Published on: March 19, 2015, 4:49 p.m.

A dog-friendly walk from Padstow to Harlyn Bay in Cornwall has been voted the best in the west in the third annual Top dog walk competition run by the South West Coast Path.

Beginner’s luck for Coast Path competition winner

Published on: Jan. 20, 2015, 11:13 a.m.

A spectacular image of Chapman’s Pool in Dorset has beaten hundreds of entrants to scoop the South West Coast Path’s annual photographic competition.  

South West Coast Path is named one of the world’s top ten long-distance trails

Published on: Jan. 16, 2015, 1:53 p.m.

The South West Coast Path ranks alongside the Great Himalayan Trail as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring hikes, according to a CNN Travel guide.

Top Walking Holidays with your Four Legged Friend

Published on: Dec. 12, 2014, 10:34 a.m.

To celebrate the best of the west’s dog walks, the South West Coast Path, with the backing of Your Dog Magazine, are asking dog owners for the third year running to vote for one of 18 special walks all around the path. Find out more about walking with your dog on the Coast Path and where some of the best places are to walk and stay at while you're here.

West Cornwall provides a beautiful backdrop for Coastal Photography

Published on: Dec. 1, 2014, 11:06 a.m.

There is a month to go until entries close for the South West Coast Path photographic competition. David Noton, an award winning landscape and travel photographer and this year’s competition judge, tells us why he is especially fond of taking photographs in West Cornwall in the winter. Enter the competition HERE 

Join in and Celebrate an Award Winning Link on the South West Coast Path

Published on: Oct. 23, 2014, 1:49 p.m.

On Friday 24 October, you can join RIBA for a celebratory talk that will give you an insight into the design and build of the Gillespie Yunnie Architects’ staircase at Royal William Yard, Plymouth. This filled a gap in the South West Coast Path, bringing walkers around the Stonehouse peninsula for the first time. Online booking:

Voting Opens For Top Dog Walk Competition

Published on: Oct. 17, 2014, 12:32 p.m.

Voting has just opened for the third annual Top Dog Walk competition with the continued backing of Your Dog Magazine and the Kennel Club’s access advisor Stephen Jenkinson, an expert on where dog owners can go and what they can do in the countryside. Dog owners are invited to nominate their favourite walk, for their four-legged friends, from walks all around the South West Coast Path. One lucky voter will receive a complimentary stay at one of Toad Hall Cottages 300 dog friendly cottages to the value of £500.