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.

Volunteers and rangers join forces to protect the Coast Path

Published on: June 6, 2017, 2:01 p.m.

On a beautifully sunny day in Abbotsbury, Dorset, a string of walkers are heading off on the South West Coast Path, as part of a Volunteer Day organised by the South West Coast Path Association.

South West Parliamentary Candidates Letter

Published on: May 24, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

In the run up to the general election, the Association has been actively reaching out to all parliamentary candidates in the South West to ensure that they are briefed about the insecurity of funding and the value of the South West Coast Path. Read the letter sent out from Director, Esther Person here for your information.

New Statue unveiled on Exmoor by BBC’s John Craven

Published on: May 23, 2017, 8:59 p.m.

A new statue 'The Walker' was unveiled earlier this month by John Craven on the Coast Path at Lynmouth. It will be on BBC1’s Countryfile Diaries on 2nd June.

Having fun beside the sea for 630 miles no less!

Published on: May 23, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

One of our recent entries in our fun 'Beside the Sea' photo competition was sent in by Susana Temple, who explains the story behind the pictures...

New digital tools help plan the perfect walking holiday on the South West Coast Path

Published on: May 17, 2017, 9:23 p.m.

Discover England’s South West Coast Path with a new free walks app for Apple and Android devices, and a range of themed itineraries to make booking a walking holiday easier than ever before – just in time to celebrate National Walking Month this May.

Iconic rock arch captured in rare snowy conditions

Published on: May 11, 2017, 2:03 p.m.

A spectacular image of the rock arch at Durdle Door in Dorset taken by a self-taught photographer has beaten hundreds of entrants to scoop the South West Coast Path’s annual photographic competition. 

Winner of the top dog walk in the west is announced for national pet month

Published on: April 28, 2017, 5:28 p.m.

An image of a dog taking a rest, while on a walk between Hartland Point and Morwenstow on the north Devon coast, has resulted in this walk being chosen as the Top Dog Walk in the West...