Member donates 50% book profits to this year’s Challenge month

Published on: Sept. 28, 2017, 10:50 a.m.

Member John Haughton is donating 50% of sales of his unofficial guide to the South West Coast Path 'Follow the Acorn'. 

Canine Challengers welcomed to the South West Coast Path Challenge

Published on: Sept. 25, 2017, 2:24 p.m.

We are encouraging our four-legged friends to get involved with the Challenge, and add miles to our mileometer (with the support of their humans!).

Our Director, Esther Pearson

Published on: Sept. 13, 2017, 3:31 p.m.

Our Director, Esther Pearson, has tendered her resignation. After four years of excellent work that has seen us move the Association forward a great deal.

Caroline’s 630 mile South West Coast Path Challenge

Published on: Sept. 8, 2017, 11:02 a.m.

A truly inspiring story from one of our Challenge participant's this year...

A walk on the wild side – all 630 miles in 8 weeks!

Published on: Aug. 23, 2017, 3:57 p.m.

John Hand recently completed the Coast Path for the second time but what made it different the second time around is that he completed it all in one go. Read his account of this once in a lifetime adventure ….

Experts offer top tips to bathers this bank holiday weekend

Published on: Aug. 23, 2017, 1:56 p.m.

One of the joys of walking the South West Coast Path is stumbling upon a secluded beach on a remote stretch of coast and discovering that you’ve got it all to yourself – and taking a bracing dip if you’re brave enough.

Tourism Alliance backs business in the south west

Published on: Aug. 10, 2017, 11:08 a.m.

With the summer holiday season in full swing, thousands of visitors are flocking to the south west and all may appear to be well in the tourism stakes, yet the future is uncertain.

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.