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Coast Path rail initiative launched at Barnstaple station

Published on: May 25, 2012, 12:12 p.m.

A new initiative encouraging people to take the train to Barnstaple and walk the South West Coast Path has been launched at Barnstaple railway station.

Your favourite picnic spot on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 21, 2012, 2:09 p.m.

Earlier this month the South West Coast Path launched a competition in the Western Morning News to find the best picnic spot on the Coast Path.

South West Coast Path is voted Britain’s best Coastal Path

Published on: May 17, 2012, 11:07 a.m.

The South West Coast Path has beaten four nominees to be crowned the country’s most spectacular coastal path at this year’s Coast magazine awards in London.

Oddicombe improvements

Published on: April 20, 2012, 12:02 p.m.

Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust have just completed work to improve a flight of 80 steps on the South West Coast Path at Oddicombe, thanks to the support of businesses and individuals from Babbacombe and the surrounding area.

Dry Stone Walling in Dorset

Published on: April 20, 2012, 11:59 a.m.

A team of volunteers has employed the traditional skill of dry stone walling to rebuild a crumbling section of old dry stone wall that runs along the cliff edge at Durlston National Nature Reserve in Purbeck to improve safety for local walkers and residents alike.

Safety First in Polperro

Published on: April 20, 2012, 11:51 a.m.

A popular walk beyond the net loft at Polperro and out to the headland to the west of the harbour is being given a spring makeover with the replacement of old handrails that have come to the end of their life. Major funding for the work has come from John Fowler Holidays, which owns both Trelawne Manor Holiday Park and Killigarth Manor Holiday Park between Looe and Polperro.

Cornish schoolgirl pledges to walk entire Coast Path in Cornwall

Published on: April 18, 2012, 9:36 p.m.

A 17-year-old student from Truro High School is walking the entire Cornish section of the South West Coast Path to help raise £7,500 towards much-needed repair work on the Coast Path.

Walk this way to boost rural tourism

Published on: April 18, 2012, 5:35 p.m.

Walkers and cyclists will be encouraged to visit the coast and countryside this summer by Cornwall businesses hoping to tap into the market for outdoor pursuits.

Enter the annual photo competition to win top prizes

Published on: April 2, 2012, 5:33 p.m.

Land's End by Krzysztof Nowakowski

The annual South West Coast Path photo competition has been launched once again to find all the best photographs taken of the beautiful landscapes found along our coastline.

Path improvements near Falmouth

Published on: March 20, 2012, 4:47 p.m.

The opening

A scenic stretch of the South West Coast Path between Falmouth and Maenporth has been improved after extensive work including tree and scrub clearance was completed this month.