Off the Path: Learning resources
These resources have been designed to support your Coast Path explorations back in the classroom and can be used before or after visiting the South West Coast Path.
These pages are being added to all the time, and more resources will be made available throughout the year so do visit again. Please do get in touch with your feedback so that our resources are as useful as possible.
KS2: Introduction to maps and classroom mapping activity – PowerPoint* and worksheet
Wildlife of the Coast Path
Tales of the Coast Path
* Please email to receive a digital copy of the PowerPoint presentations.
There are a number of videos on our youtube channel which give a great introduction to the Coast Path. Visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/SWCoastPath for more details.
- An introduction to the Coast Path to encourage tourists to the area (2017)
- An introduction to the Coast Path with additional videos about its geology, history, industrial heritage and coastal defences
Introduction to different sections the Coast Path (aimed at tourists):
A few from our partner, the National Trust:
A great selection of sea shanties can be found here. These songs are vocal only (no moving images) and Song 3 ‘Don’t forget your old shipmate’ mentions Plymouth Sound.
This is a trial project and your feedback is gratefully received. Please email on [email protected]
Organisations with education resources linked to learning about the coast: