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Holywell is Top Dog for Walkies in the West

Published on: March 4, 2016, 11:15 a.m.

The North Cornwall coastline around Holywell has been chosen as the Top Dog Walk in the West in the annual South West Coast Path competition for dog lovers thanks to a black dog and its owner.

Royal Marine targets South West Coast Path record in Solo 630

Published on: Feb. 23, 2016, 3:06 p.m.

Plymouth Royal Marine Baz Gray, one of only two men to successfully re-enact Shackleton’s heroic voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia, has set himself the challenge to complete the Coast Path in just 10 days.

Five of the best romantic walks for Valentine’s Day

Published on: Feb. 8, 2016, 10:58 a.m.

Whether it’s a gentle clifftop stroll at sunset with views across golden sands or a windswept wander through woodland, there are few walks in the world to rival the romance of the South West Coast Path.

Coast Path Captured in the Best Light

Published on: Feb. 8, 2016, 9:32 a.m.

A spectacular image of the cliffs at Burton Bradstock in Dorset taken by a keen local photographer has beaten hundreds of entrants to scoop the South West Coast Path’s annual photographic competition. 

Plan your adventures on the South West Coast Path with the Complete Guide

Published on: Jan. 25, 2016, 1:36 p.m.

The Complete Guide to walking the South West Coast Path has just been published by the South West Coast Path Association and includes all 630 miles of this stunning National Trail in a series of day walks

Rising tide of tourism on the South West Coast Path

Published on: Dec. 18, 2015, 3:35 p.m.

Figures released today about the South West Coast Path show that walkers using England’s longest National Trail spent around £468m during 2014, an increase of almost 23% in the past five years.

Stunning exhibition of Coast Path on display on Exmoor

Published on: Dec. 2, 2015, 2:04 p.m.

An exhibition featuring winners of the South West Coast Path photo competition are currently on display on Exmoor,
all of which feature in the 2016 calendar.

30 CCF Capital Projects Completed!

Published on: Dec. 2, 2015, 12:14 p.m.

The 1st of December brought the great news that the 30th project in the South West Coast Path Association’s Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) portfolio had been completed.

Charity partnership with the National Trust sees record breaking results...

Published on: Nov. 25, 2015, 4:07 p.m.

Timothy Bumby on the Coast to Coast Challenge

Thanks to the charity partnership between the South West Coast Path Association and the National Trust, the record breaking results of the inaugural South West Coast Path Challenge in October have been revealed...

The golden Thread that links tourism gems

Published on: Nov. 25, 2015, 12:01 p.m.

The South West Coast Path is fast becoming known as a vital link between South West businesses, particularly those in the tourism sector and the coastal towns and villages through which it travels.