News

Archive

The UK’s first digital fingerpost signs point the way for a new generation of walkers

Published on: Sept. 26, 2013, 3:40 p.m.

The South West Coast Path is pioneering the use of new mobile phone technology to make it easier for people to search for local walks on the go. New signs which have a QR code and Near Field Communication (NFC) chip are being added to existing wooden sign posts at key car parks along the Coast Path

Challenge For Charity Raises Funds For Coast Path

Published on: Sept. 19, 2013, 11:55 a.m.

A stunning section of the South West Coast Path, between Porthmoina and Rosemergy, has been improved thanks to a challenge for charity from Contours Walking Holidays

Prominent coastal battery restored thanks to £71k funding grant

Published on: Sept. 13, 2013, 9:43 a.m.

Extensive work to restore the Second World War coastal battery at St Anthony’s Head in Cornwall has been completed in time for Heritage Open Days this weekend.

Path improvement starts at Watermouth Bay

Published on: Sept. 6, 2013, 9:21 a.m.

Work will start on the A399 at Watermouth Bay (near Combe Martin in North Devon) on Monday 9th September to provide a missing link on the South West Coast Path.

Walk this way for the inaugural Land's End Walking Weekend

Published on: Sept. 5, 2013, 5:15 p.m.

The inaugural Land’s End Walking Weekend is to take place from 28-29 September, co-organised by the South West Coast Path Association to highlight the natural beauty that surrounds this well-known attraction.

Section of Coast Path is made safer thanks to sponsors

Published on: Sept. 3, 2013, 11:42 a.m.

A popular section of the South West Coast Path, around Ayrmer Cove in South Devon, which had become narrow due to erosion has been widened...

Pendower Beach on the Roseland Peninsula benefits from improvements

Published on: Aug. 22, 2013, 11:29 a.m.

A beautiful section of the South West Coast Path, near Pendower Beach on the Roseland Peninsula, is receiving a series of improvements...

Discover the beauty of the South West Coast Path through a series of new walking guides

Published on: Aug. 20, 2013, 7:34 a.m.

The heart of the South West Coast Path is revealed in a series of four walking guides that take in short circular routes between Plymouth and Padstow.

South Devon coastline improved for summer visitors

Published on: Aug. 19, 2013, 11:51 a.m.

The thousands of visitors walking the South Devon coastline this summer are benefiting from several improvement projects as part of the South West Coast Path 40th Anniversary.

New boardwalk at Polly Joke improves route for walkers

Published on: Aug. 12, 2013, 12:28 p.m.

A section of the South West Coast Path, above Polly Joke beach in Cornwall, has been improved thanks to a combination of volunteer work and sponsorship funds from Parkdean Holidays.