Improving the way from St Ives to Carbis Bay

Published on: June 13, 2013, 4:44 p.m.

A popular section of the South West Coast Path, between St Ives and Carbis Bay in Cornwall, is receiving some TLC thanks to the Great South West Walk.

Record numbers of endurance runners take on Classic Quarter

Published on: June 12, 2013, 9:31 a.m.

More than 400 ultra-marathon runners have braved thunderstorms and scorching sunshine to take on 44 punishing miles of rough and rugged terrain along the SW Coast Path between Lizard Pont and Land's End.

Coast Path among Rough Guide's top 101 things to do before you go abroad

Published on: May 31, 2013, 3:58 p.m.

The South West Coast Path has been chosen by Visit Britain as one of the top '101 things to do before you go abroad', all of which feature in a new book of the same title published by Rough Guides.

Simon Armitage to walk South West Coast Path as a modern troubadour

Published on: May 22, 2013, 9:31 a.m.

Award-winning writer Simon Armitage hopes to walk from Minehead to Land's End along the northern half of the South West Coast Path without a penny in his pocket, by giving poetry readings in return for his board and lodgings.

The South West Coast Path comes to the big screen

Published on: May 21, 2013, 3:54 p.m.

Discover the secret coves and sandy beaches that inspired the characters in Summer in February - the film that everyone’s talking about this summer, by following in their footsteps along the South West Coast Path.

365 Paintings in a Year on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 20, 2013, 2:22 p.m.

Devon artist Dave Crocker, has just completed his final work of art, painting a series of 365 coastal   landscapes from the South West Coast Path.

New bridge at Carleon Cove

Published on: May 20, 2013, 9:58 a.m.

Walkers passing through Carleon Cove on the Lizard are in for a treat, thanks to the completion of a stunning new footbridge that carries the South West Coast Path over the Poltesco River.

New record set for completing the Coast Path!

Published on: May 16, 2013, 4:21 p.m.

A new record has been set for the fastest completion of the South West Coast Path! Contours Walking Holidays' Managing Director, Mark Townsend and fellow runner, Julie Gardener, completed the full South West Coast Path in a record time of 14 days, 14 hours and 44 minutes.


Great South West Walk exceeds half a million!

Published on: May 9, 2013, 7:12 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Association’s Great South West Walk came to a grand finale on Tuesday 7th May, raising over £500,000 for 90 improvement projects to the entire South West Coast Path covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

Cliff fall near Lulworth Cove

Published on: May 1, 2013, 9:02 p.m.

Following the landslide at St. Oswald’s Bay between Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door on the morning of 30 April 2013, diversionary routes have been put in place by Dorset County Council and the Lulworth Estate, allowing the South West Coast Path to remain fully open and safe for visitors to this area.