Penny Mordaunt MP Visits the Coast Path to Discuss Storm Damage

Published on: Aug. 15, 2014, 4:04 p.m.

Penny Mordaunt

The new Coastal Communities Minister Penny Mordaunt MP, visited the South West Coast Path at Thurlestone, South Devon, earlier this week.

Penny Mordaunt

South West Coast Path Secures £1 million Investment

Published on: Aug. 1, 2014, 9:36 a.m.

The South West Coast Path Association is delighted to announce today that they have been successful in their bid to the Coastal Communities Fund to secure £1 million investment in the South West Coast Path. 

Photo journalists - Create a story for the path

Published on: July 19, 2014, 7:11 p.m.

We want you to help us to tell the story of a day in the life of the South West Coast Path. Our friends at Western Morning News have offered us a two page photo essay spread to include up to eight photographs with a 500 word editorial. We can do it ourselves of course but we know that you can do it even better! We're asking for help from Coast Path enthusiasts with photo journalism skills to produce this. 

Coast Path reopened near Thurlestone

Published on: July 16, 2014, 7:36 p.m.

Devon County Council yesterday completed work to re-open a section of Coast Path south of Thurlestone which had been closed since early 2013 when it was severed by a cliff fall. The new route follows the edge of the field, and whilst slightly longer than the original route retains stunning views along the coast.  

New National Trail Geocoins to be released

Published on: July 11, 2014, 4:24 p.m.

In July, August and September ten new Geocoins, one a week for ten weeks will be released. The first will coincide with the start of the National Trail Geocaching Week from 12th to 19th July. The last as part the Great South West Walks event 20th to 28th September.

South West Coast Path Photographic Competition attracts Top Professional as Judge

Published on: June 27, 2014, 12:01 p.m.

Pothgwarra by Miles Cowton

The team behind this year’s Coast Path Photographic Competition is excited to announce that David Noton has agreed to come on board as their Professional Judge. 

The Great South West Walks 2014 Opens For Bookings - 100 New Walks Announced

Published on: June 16, 2014, 3:58 p.m.

Land's End Family by Andrea Lim

With 100 stunning coastal walks to choose from, the Great South West Walks 2014 is now open for bookings.

These specially selected circular walks by the South West Coast Path Association, will take place across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset from 20th – 28th September.

South West Water teams up with SWCP

Published on: June 4, 2014, 1:54 p.m.

South West Water and the South West Coast Path Association announce today that they are working together to ensure that the South West Coast Path is one of the best walks in the world for all to enjoy.

Five of the best walks to hidden beaches on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 29, 2014, 12:30 a.m.

The South West Coast Path’s top five walks to the best hidden beaches

South West Coast Path Association Launches Urgent Appeal for South Hams

Published on: April 14, 2014, 11:59 a.m.

Today, the South West Coast Path Association launched a fundraising appeal for urgent repair works to the South West Coast Path between Dartmouth and Bantham, and to establish a fund for future path improvement projects in the South Hams.