Coast Path near Charlestown reopened

Published on: Jan. 19, 2012, 7:07 p.m.

Photo: Anne Cameron hands over the Association’s cheque for £20,000 to Cornwall County Councillor John Oxenham (Photo courtesy of Paul Williams, St Austell Voice)

A scenic section of the Coast Path just west of the historic port of Charlestown in Cornwall is now open after a cliff failure led to its closure and a long inland diversion nearly 4 years ago.

New Completer's Badges

Published on: Dec. 9, 2011, 12:59 p.m.

The new SW Coast Path Completers badge

A new exclusive cloth badge is now available to anyone who has walked the entire South West Coast Path National Trail.


Published on: Nov. 22, 2011, 11:32 a.m.

Tregantle improvement

A new section of path allows walkers to avoid a busy road, and also offers panoramic views along the coast towards Looe as well as excellent views of the 19th century Tregantle Fort, in SE Cornwall.

Praa Sands

Published on: Nov. 21, 2011, 3:43 p.m.

The new board at Praa sands

Thanks to Praa Sands holiday park, walkers along a picturesque stretch of the South West Coast Path in West Cornwall are now able to download detailed information about local walks by scanning the QR (Quick Response) barcode on four new map boards via an app found on their smart phone.

Carn Brea steps

Published on: Nov. 21, 2011, 3:36 p.m.

Holiday lettings specialist steps up to the mark

Holiday lettings specialist, estate agents and chartered surveyor John Bray and Partners - Cornish Holidays has funded a short flight of granite steps at Brea Hill over a section of path that previously consisted of bare and uneven rock.

New Location Signs

Published on: Nov. 21, 2011, 3:25 p.m.

The first 500 location signs to help the Coastguard pinpoint exactly where an accident has taken place along the South West Coast Path have now been installed....

2011 Photo Competition Short list announced

Published on: Nov. 20, 2011, 10:57 a.m.

The 2012 calendar featuring last year's winning photos

You can now see the shortlisted entries from this year's SWCP Photo Competition.

New Coast Path walk books

Published on: June 9, 2011, 3:42 p.m.

Two inspirational new guidesbooks have been launched. Walks along the South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Dartmouth & Dartmouth to Plymouth, each feature spectacular walks along this magnificent coastline. More volumes to complete the rest of the Coast Path will be published early summer 2013.