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New Coast Path record set

Published on: July 4, 2012, 10:16 a.m.

New Zealander Mal Law has just finished what we think is the fastest ever completion of the entire Coast Path - 16 days, 9 hours and 57 minutes.

New Coast Path opens in time for Olympics

Published on: June 29, 2012, 2:46 p.m.

The first stretch of the new national Coast Path around the entire English coast is now open, giving people greater access to 32 kilometres of coastline around Weymouth Bay in Dorset.

Dartmouth hotel digs in with new tools for the Coast Path

Published on: June 21, 2012, 12:09 p.m.

Local volunteers from the National Trust South Devon Countryside Volunteer Ranger Service have received a complete new set of tools to carry out work along the Coast Path...

Writing’s on the wall at Hartland Quay

Published on: June 21, 2012, 11:50 a.m.

Thanks to joint funding from the RDPE, North Devon AONB and Hartland Quay Hotel, walkers can benefit from clear information on the history, geology and flora and fauna of the area, as well as learn about circular walks...

Running into the record books

Published on: June 17, 2012, 12:29 p.m.

Tom Bland

Tom Bland and Mal Law have now started their attempt an as yet unachieved feat (we think!): to run the entire length of the South West Coast Path in less than 2 weeks.

Treyarnon Bay is made safer for summer

Published on: May 27, 2012, 11:59 a.m.

Thanks to a programme of improvement work, visitors to the spectacular Treyarnon Bay can be assured safe access as they make their way on and off the beach in a south-westerly direction.

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.