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South West Coast Path among world's great adventures

Published on: Oct. 18, 2012, 10:08 p.m.

The South West Coast Path ranks alongside New Zealand’s Milford Track, Chile’s Torres del Paine trek and Alaska’s Chilkoot Trail as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring hikes, according to the new Great Adventures book published this month by Lonely Planet.

St Mary’s Bay, Brixham improved for Coast Path walkers

Published on: Oct. 18, 2012, 10:06 p.m.

A project carried out by local conservation charity Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust, to improve a popular area of the South West Coast Path at St Mary’s Bay, Brixham, has recently been completed.

One man and his mum embark on a charity challenge of a lifetime

Published on: Oct. 5, 2012, 4:19 p.m.

 A charity walk unlike any other is soon to take place as Steve Ridd (46) and his mum Pauline (68) prepare to embark on an epic walk covering all 300 miles of the South West Coast Path in Cornwall.

Appeal launched for South West Coast Path

Published on: Oct. 5, 2012, 3:04 p.m.

Great South West Walk logo

To give the Coast Path a ‘birthday present’ in gratitude for the pleasure it has given millions of people the SW Coast Path Association is organising a big fund raising walk next Spring to make it even better.

Poetry written in stone along the Coast Path

Published on: Oct. 3, 2012, 9:30 a.m.

Volunteers from the Dry Stone Walling Association after the final poetry stone had been laid

Volunteers from Dorset’s branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association have laid the last of six poetry stones beside the South West Coast Path near St Aldelm's Head in Dorset.

A fundraising family adventure

Published on: Sept. 24, 2012, 1:23 p.m.

A Treasure Trail is a family affair as Steve Ridd and his mum Pauline are set to prove as they embark on an epic walk covering all 299 miles of the South West Coast Path in Cornwall for two charities close to their hearts.

Top landscape photographer to judge photo competition

Published on: Sept. 20, 2012, 11:16 a.m.

Award-winning Devon-based photographer Adam Burton has been named as one of the competition judges for this year’s annual South West Coast Path photo competition. 

New website clicks with top reviewers

Published on: Aug. 29, 2012, 2:01 p.m.

The UK’s top-selling website magazine, Web user has awarded the South West Coast Path’s revamped website an impressive five stars in its latest issue and the Daily Mail describes it as “particularly impressive”

Walkers benefit from improvements to Coast Path on Helford River

Published on: Aug. 8, 2012, 2:31 p.m.

One of the loveliest walks on the South West Coast Path, between Falmouth and the Helford River, has benefited from a programme of step building and drainage.

Access to Cornish surfing beach improved in time for summer

Published on: July 27, 2012, 2:40 p.m.

A £10,000 improvement project has recently been completed on a section of the South West Coast Path at Travaunance Cove, near St Agnes, in north Cornwall.