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Five top family walks for summer

Published on: April 15, 2013, 3:40 p.m.

Why not get out and about this summer and combine a family walk on the South West Coast Path with a host of other old-fashioned childhood pleasures, from crabbing in rockpools and exploring hidden coves, to following in the footsteps of giants.

Great South West Walk kicks off

Published on: April 3, 2013, 12:57 p.m.

The Great South West Walk is underway - but still time to join up and help make the Coast Path even better.

Jurassic Coast Gateway nearing completion

Published on: March 28, 2013, 9:54 a.m.

The Geoneedle. Photographer: David Westacott

Exmouth is taking pride of place at the Western end of the Jurassic Coast as finishing touches are applied at the Jurassic Coast Gateway.

The project will be completed in time for the Easter holidays, and will highlight its status as the oldest part of the World Heritage Site.

South West Coast Path To Receive £250,000

Published on: March 25, 2013, 5:20 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Association is delighted to announce that it has secured £250,000 in funding for improvement projects around the entire South West Coast Path, before their fundraising event has even taken place.

Breathtaking view of Devon coast wins annual photographic competition

Published on: March 6, 2013, 2:43 p.m.

A spectacular image of Start Bay with ewes grazing in a snow-covered foreground has 
beaten hundreds of entrants to scoop the South West Coast Path’s annual photographic competition

Heddon’s Valley is voted Top Dog Walk in the West

Published on: Feb. 18, 2013, 9:10 a.m.

Heddon’s Mouth has beaten off competition from a host of dog walks, from Brixham in Devon to the Lizard in Cornwall, to be voted the best dog walk in the West by walkers of the South West Coast Path.

The pick of the best spring flower walks

Published on: Jan. 30, 2013, 4:48 p.m.

Wild garlic and bluebells

Spring is the perfect time of year get out on to the South West Coast Path and see beautiful wild flowers in bloom. From short woodland walks through a sea of wild garlic and bluebells to cliff-top ambles past rosettes of primroses, here's our pick of the best spring flower walks

Funding secured for Plymouth route improvement

Published on: Nov. 8, 2012, 9:17 a.m.

Aerial view of Royal William Yard and Devil's Point Park

A stairway to the foodie heaven of the Royal William Yard in Plymouth will be built as part of an exciting project to fill in the missing link on the South West Coast Path thanks to a grant of £237,000 by Natural England.

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.