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.

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.