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School's Out for summer - take on the challenge!

Published on: July 20, 2017, 1:20 p.m.

Calling all teachers, pupils and parents, get your walking legs prepared during the big 6-week break, in readiness for the third annual South West Coast Path Challenge taking place in October.

Association is blazing a trail overseas

Published on: July 8, 2017, 12:27 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Association is leading the way in promoting the region as a top tourism destination and putting the South West Coast Path National Trail on the international tourism map.

TV’s walking greats get behind the South West Coast Path Challenge

Published on: June 30, 2017, 2:49 p.m.

The South West Coast Path Challenge returns in October for the third year running and is bigger and better than ever as TV’s walking greats, Julia Bradbury and Paul Rose, will be backing it all the way.

Work starts on final stretches of Coastal Access in Devon and Cornwall

Published on: June 30, 2017, 10:47 a.m.

The Association welcomes the announcement today by Natural England that they are starting work to investigate options to improve the route of the South West Coast Path in Devon and Cornwall as part of their work to create a continuous walking route around England’s coastline, by 2020 as set out in the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009.

A hike for Hazel’s Heroes – a grandfather’s quest on BBC Spotlight tonight

Published on: June 29, 2017, 12:20 p.m.

A grandfather is hiking the entire 630-mile South West Coast Path in a quest to honour his granddaughter who died suddenly when she was just 3 months old.

Runners help improve the south Devon coast

Published on: June 27, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

Runners in the Salcombe Coastal Marathon have helped contribute towards a Coast Path improvement project on the South Devon coast.

A great day out on the Dorset coast wins ‘Beside the Sea’ photography competition

Published on: June 23, 2017, 6:34 a.m.

A photograph taken using a mobile phone, of a walker on the Dorset coast on a sunny day, has been chosen as the winner of a photography competition run by the South West Coast Path Association.

Over one hundred turn out for successful AGM

Published on: June 22, 2017, 10:18 a.m.

On Friday 9 June the South West Coast Path Association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Falcon Hotel in Bude, north Cornwall. Members, volunteers and supporters of the Association were all invited to attend for a whole day of talks, including the formal meeting and to stay overnight if they would like to, with staff and trustees available to talk to all those attending. 

Coast Path improvements proposed across Exmoor

Published on: June 20, 2017, 4:53 p.m.

Lynmouth. Photographer Jaap Gaasenbeek

The Association welcomes Natural England’s proposals to improve the Coast Path between Minehead and Combe Martin that were published today

A Father's Day to remember on the South West Coast Path

Published on: June 6, 2017, 3:54 p.m.

Treat your Dad to a special day out on the coast this Father’s Day with a walk along the South West Coast Path, followed by a good pub lunch with great sea views. There’s nothing quite like a good hike to spend some quality time together and create memories that will last a lifetime.