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Recent storm damage update

Published on: March 9, 2018, 11:06 a.m.

The wet and stormy weather during January and February has taken its toll on the South West Coast Path. Whilst the vast majority of the 630 miles of Coast Path is unaffected (other than being more muddy in places than normal) some of the cliff falls have meant that sections of the Path have had to be diverted inland.

Woodland walks

Published on: March 1, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

We are lucky enough to have some fabulous trees and woodlands along and near to the route of the Coast Path. If you are trip planning for later in the year, here are a few ideas for woodland walks.

'A Blast from the Path' Photo Competition

Published on: Feb. 1, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

Come, walk with us down the world’s best ‘memory lane’, this is a photo competition with a difference. We want to see your retro photos from trips to the South West Coast Path in years gone by.

New Director at the Helm

Published on: Jan. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.

We’ve asked Julian Gray, our Director elect, to tell us more about himself and why he felt drawn to take on this role. 

All paths lead to love

Published on: Jan. 3, 2018, 11:56 a.m.

This February we play cupid and invite single lovers of the Path to join a special walk and meet new like-minded friends.

Take to the trails in 2018 – tips for first time trail runners from the experts at Cotswold Outdoor

Published on: Jan. 1, 2018, 9:38 a.m.

Top tips for first time trail runners

Five top challenging walks on the Coast Path

Published on: Dec. 25, 2017, 8:57 a.m.

The start of a New Year is the perfect time to set fresh fitness goals – and what better way to get healthy and challenge yourself at the same time than with a hearty hike along one of the world’s best walking routes? 

Coast Path Explorers need your help!

Published on: Dec. 18, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

Coast Path Explorers is the Association’s exciting new project aimed at getting more schools, families and young people exploring the Coast Path, and we are looking for volunteers in south Devon to help make this project a success. 

Make the South West Coast Path Association your Charity of the Year 2018!

Published on: Nov. 28, 2017, 12:16 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Association would love to become your business’s Charity of the Year 2018. We know that many of our business supporters are in planning mode for next year, so if you are considering which local charity you would like to fundraise for, please do think of us!

New to the concept of Charity of the Year? No problem! Read on to find out what it is all about.

For the Fallen

Published on: Nov. 10, 2017, 12:47 p.m.

The ‘Ode of Remembrance’ is an extract from For the Fallen. A poem written on the South West Coast Path