TV’s Julia Bradbury & Olympian Jo Pavey back efforts to raise £40,000 for the Coast Path

Published on: May 1, 2018, 2:36 p.m.

Celebrities, outdoors enthusiasts, walkers and runners alike are coming together to help raise £40,000 to support the South West’s 630 mile National Trail. 

NEW APRIL DATE Early spring ramble

Published on: March 29, 2018, 11:02 a.m.

Come and spend a day out with us in the beautiful South Hams, Devon on the new date of Friday 20th April.

The countryside at a crossroads: security needed for our National Trails

Published on: March 23, 2018, 3:58 p.m.

Sundown at Valley of Rocks: Photographer Mike Watson

The South West Coast Path Association welcomes the House of Lords Select Committee’s report on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act. Especially as it highlights the importance of access to the countryside and the important role England’s National Trails play in the local economy and our wider health and wellbeing.

Young amateur photographer wins competition with a shot that took three years to perfect

Published on: March 21, 2018, 9:21 a.m.

Seventeen-year-old Josef FitzGerald-Patrick from near Land’s End has been announced the winner of the South West Coast Path Association’s annual photography competition. The winning photograph, which beat over 4,800 other entries, shows a firework display held at Land’s End in August last year and took the budding photographer three years to perfect.

South Hams Society – Beach Cleans 2018

Published on: March 15, 2018, 11:42 a.m.

The South Hams Society are organising a number of beach cleans throughout 2018. See the information below if you wish to join in! For more information contact Penny Fenton t: 01548 561539  e: [email protected] or Vivien Napper t: 01548 842405 m: 07855 383601 or check our website at

East Soar, Salcombe - Art Exhibition by local students inspired by oceans and coasts.

Published on: March 14, 2018, 4:10 p.m.

This Easter visit an exhibition of artwork of work by inspired by ‘the Ocean’ at East Soar’s Walkers Hut just off the Coast Path.

Recent storm damage update

Published on: March 9, 2018, 11:06 a.m.

The wet and stormy weather during January and February has taken its toll on the South West Coast Path. Whilst the vast majority of the 630 miles of Coast Path is unaffected (other than being more muddy in places than normal) some of the cliff falls have meant that sections of the Path have had to be diverted inland.

Woodland walks

Published on: March 1, 2018, 7:34 p.m.

We are lucky enough to have some fabulous trees and woodlands along and near to the route of the Coast Path. If you are trip planning for later in the year, here are a few ideas for woodland walks.

'A Blast from the Path' Photo Competition

Published on: Feb. 1, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

Come, walk with us down the world’s best ‘memory lane’, this is a photo competition with a difference. We want to see your retro photos from trips to the South West Coast Path in years gone by.

New Director at the Helm

Published on: Jan. 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.

We’ve asked Julian Gray, our Director elect, to tell us more about himself and why he felt drawn to take on this role.