Leave a legacy
Help us to create a resilient, sustainable and accessible Trail today, tomorrow and forever.
The future of the South West Coast Path may depend on it. Can you imagine the south west coastline without it? We can't.
Thanks to the generous support we already receive, the South West Coast Path Association is committed to working with others who live, visit and work along the Trail every day, to keep the way open to beautiful coastal places, even with all the challenges that we face now and into the next decades.
Gifts in Wills provide vital funding for our work. After providing for your loved ones, please consider the Association in your Will and trust that we will use any amount large and small, to champion and protect this unique 630-mile route for years to come.
“I always find it very humbling when we receive a gift from those that have kindly thought about us in their Wills. Gifts like this make a huge difference to our ability to care for the Path, they significantly increase the range and scope of work we can do.
From helping with drainage repairs and replacing bridges, to engaging young people to get out on the Path, each one plays a valuable role.”
Ken Carter, former Chair, South West Coast Path Association
Every legacy makes a difference - see what yours could achieve
£100 could help to purchase ten wooden steps for local rangers to install
£500 could help to replace a stile with an accessible gate so more people can enjoy the Path
£1,000 could enable four youth groups to take part in activities for a day on the Coast Path
£5,000 could help to create a better Path surface where there are linking footpaths to the Coast Path helping to reduce erosion and pressure in delicate habitats
£10,000 could help to replace about 60 fingerposts, along wilder parts of the Path
£20,000 could fund resilience research into the best way to manage the Path in the future
£100,000 could lever in hundreds of thousands of additional £’s from funders and partners as match funding for numerous improvement projects around the Path
Each Gift Makes a Difference
We want to say thank you for every donation we receive. If you do decide to leave a gift in your Will, please do let us know your intentions by contacting us at South West Coast Path Association, Unit 11, Residence 2, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, PL1 3RP
If you choose to tell us we can thank you appropriately and ensure we don’t write to you asking you to consider a legacy in the future. We may contact you to hear what inspired you to leave a gift – as sharing what inspired you may help us to inspire others
We would really love the opportunity to thank you personally.
It's easy to leave a gift. Find out how
How to get in touch
For further information, or to discuss your gift in confidence, please ring Director, Julian Gray, on 01752 896 237 or email [email protected]
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