Plan your adventures on the South West Coast Path with the Complete Guide

The Complete Guide to walking the South West Coast Path has just been published by the South West Coast Path Association and includes all 630 miles of this stunning National Trail in a series of day walks from Minehead to Poole.

Every year, around 8 million people visit the Coast Path to experience the stunning coastal views and many more enjoy regular walks with friends, family or just their dog. This guide is the perfect partner to help plan your Coast Path walks, whether that’s to complete the walk of a lifetime in around 53 days, or for a weekend adventure from your favourite beach to explore more of the coastline that you love.

It has only been possible to produce this guide thanks to the support of the Association’s members and its backing from Lead Sponsor South West Water, as part of its commitment to delivering even cleaner seas in the region.

Monica Read, South West Water’s Business Services and Sustainability Director, says:

“The South West Coast Path offers a fantastic walking experience, some of the most scenic views of some of Europe’s cleanest beaches and coastal waters, as well as access to many of those beaches and waterways.

“Over the last two decades South West Water has undertaken a massive clean-up of Devon and Cornwall’s bathing waters and this has helped to transform the fortunes of tourism in the region. Last year, we completed a further £20million of projects to deliver even cleaner seas at nine beaches in the South West.

“The Association has done a great job in producing the Complete Guide to the South West Coast Path, which will help to promote this jewel in the region’s tourism crown and raise awareness of the good work done by the Association and its supporters to help protect it.”

To get hold of a copy, visit the online shop at where you can buy a guide for £14 including p&p or sign up as a member for £20 and get one sent to you along with other benefits of being a member.

For more information about the South West Coast Path Association visit

Published on: Jan. 25, 2016