Coast Path made famous by ITV's Broadchurch has reopened

Published on: Aug. 4, 2017, 9:56 a.m.

The South West Coast Path between West Bay and Freshwater Beach at Burton Bradstock has reopened following a major rock fall at the end of June.

Into the wild on an Exmoor safari

Published on: July 25, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

As part of our project ‘Discover England’s South West Coast Path’ we invited journalists and tour operators from Germany and the Netherlands to come and explore the Path. In May, we met up with journalists from Germany’s most widely-read women’s magazine Brigitte who were walking from Minehead to Combe Martin to get to know our ‘Wilderness Coast’ itinerary better. 

The Coast Path has a special place in my heart

Published on: July 23, 2017, 11:09 p.m.

Proof that walking the Coast Path keeps you young at heart, Barbara Butler is an inspiration indeed after completing the South West Coast Path just after her 81st birthday and meeting the man of her dreams.

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.