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.

The Early Photographer Catches the Prize!

Published on: Sept. 26, 2014, 12:41 p.m.

Clovelly High Street by Tim Barker

Back in August saw the announcement of the winning photographs in Round 5 of the Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition – entitled Dawn and Dusk. Among the 30 most spectacular images the majority included the sea and coastline in some form.

If you are thinking of entering this year’s South West Coast Path photographic competition it is well worth feasting your eyes on these to give you renewed inspiration.

Amateur Photographer of the Year – Dawn and Dusk Gallery

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.