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.

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.