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.

New for Easter… find the missing treasure

Published on: March 20, 2012, 3:57 p.m.

Ahoy me hearties! Grab the kids and head down to Cornwall to enjoy a new series of Treasure Trails along the South West Coast Path

New Coast Path photography book

Published on: Jan. 31, 2012, 1:49 p.m.

The South West Coast Path by Adam Burton

A new collection of stunning photographs taken along the South West Coast Path is now available published by Frances Lincoln. It showcases the work of acclaimed landscape photographer Adam Burton and features some of the highlights along the UK’s longest National Trail.

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.


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.