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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.

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.